Slovakia Tire Market

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Slovakia Tire Market, By Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs), Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicles (M&HCVs), Two-Wheelers, Three-Wheelers, Off-The-Road (OTR) Vehicles); By Tire Type (Radial, Bias); By Demand Category (OEM, Replacement), Trend Analysis, Competitive Landscape & Forecast, 2019–2029

  • Published Date: November 2023
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  • Page: 200

Report Overview

The growing automotive industry and increasing vehicle ownership are projected to propel the expansion of the Slovakia tire market during the forecast period between 2023 and 2029.

Slovakia Tire Market - Industry Trends & Forecast Report, 2029

Slovakia tire market size was estimated at USD 423.12 million in 2022. During the forecast period between 2023 and 2029, the size of Slovakia tire market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.08% reaching a value of USD 537.98 million by 2029. Major growth drivers for the Slovakia tire market include growing automotive industry and an increasing number of vehicles on the road. As the automotive sector continues to thrive, the demand for high-quality, long-lasting, and fuel-efficient tires among Slovak consumers has been steadily rising. This has resulted in intense competition in the market, with both local and international tire manufacturers vying to meet the escalating demand for superior tire products and services. Slovak consumers are becoming increasingly discerning, seeking tires that not only offer excellent performance but also align with their expectations regarding durability and safety. With Slovakia's stable and prosperous economy and the growing ownership of vehicles, the tire market is expected for sustained expansion. Also, the presence of major tire manufacturers in Slovakia further enriches the market's growth potential, providing consumers with a widening array of tire options. These factors are expected to boost the expansion of the Slovakia tire market during the forecast period.

Slovakia Tire Market

Slovakia Tire Market – Overview

Slovakia tire market refers to the commercial environment and industry involved in the manufacturing, import, distribution, and sale of tires within the country of Slovakia. This market encompasses various types of tires, including those designed for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, motorcycles, and other applications. It is influenced by a range of factors such as the automotive industry's growth, consumer preferences, economic conditions, government regulations, and the presence of both domestic and international tire manufacturers and suppliers. The market involves the dynamics of tire supply and demand, competitive landscape, pricing trends, quality standards, and technological advancements in tire manufacturing to meet the needs of consumers and businesses in Slovakia.

Slovakia Tire Market

Growth Drivers

Increasing Vehicle Ownership

One of the primary factors propelling the Slovakia tire market is the level of automotive sales and ownership. Economic growth and rising disposable incomes have enabled more consumers to afford vehicles, directly increasing the demand for tires, as all vehicles rely on them for mobility. Additionally, the age and condition of the existing vehicle fleet influence tire replacement rates. Recent years have witnessed a consistent rise in new car registrations in Slovakia, driven by factors like improved economic conditions, accessible credit, and changing consumer preferences for personal mobility. This trend has substantially fueled the growth of the country's tire market.


Price Sensitivity

Price sensitivity serves as a restraining factor in the Slovakia tire market. While the growing automotive sector and increasing vehicle ownership drive demand for tires, consumers in Slovakia are often price sensitive. Economic conditions and disposable incomes play a crucial role in their tire purchasing decisions. During economic downturns, buyers tend to postpone or seek more budget-friendly tire options. This behavior can impact tire manufacturers and retailers, making it essential for businesses to adapt pricing strategies to cater to cost-conscious consumers. Balancing quality and affordability is a key challenge, with tire companies needing to provide durable and cost-effective products to address Slovakia's price-sensitive market dynamics.

Impact of COVID-19 on Slovakia Tire Market

COVID-19 pandemic adversely affected the Slovakia tire market. Lockdowns and economic uncertainties initially led to reduced automotive sales and mobility restrictions, affecting tire demand. Supply chain disruptions and reduced consumer spending also impacted the market negatively. However, as restrictions eased, there was a gradual recovery, particularly in the replacement tire segment, as people favored personal vehicles over public transport. The pandemic emphasized the importance of efficient transportation, and investments in infrastructure projects gained momentum. While it presented initial challenges, the Slovakia Tire Market showed resilience and adaptation, with potential for growth in response to evolving consumer needs and changing mobility preferences.

Impact of Prolonging Israel-Hamas War on Slovakia Tire Market

The raging war between Israel and Hamas, a Palestine-based militant and nationalist organization, sends shockwaves across various industries, particularly oil & gas, transcending geographic boundaries and affecting businesses globally. The conflict between Israel-Hamas has been a longstanding, deeply entrenched geopolitical issue. On October 07, 2023, Hamas, in a surprise and heavy attack, struck Israel with thousands of rockets and infiltrations killing more than 1,100 people. In response, the prime minister of Israel declared war against Hamas and anticipated that the war would be ‘long and difficult.’ The United States has sent its warships and aid to Israel and stated that its citizens were killed in the war. As of October 31, 2023, more than 10,000 people had been killed in the war.

The war in Middle East will affect industries across verticals and regions. Oil & gas is one of the adversely affected industries by the war. The Middle East, including Israel, is a vital hub for oil production and transportation. Any disturbance in the Middle East region instantly raises concerns about oil supply disruptions, leading to increased oil prices worldwide. For example, The World Bank anticipates that the crude oil prices would spike to a range of USD 140–157 a barrel in the long term, if the war continues to escalate and spreads to other regions. This spike in oil and energy costs will have a domino effect on multiple industries. As fossil fuel is one of the main raw materials for the production of tires, companies and end users in the Slovakia tire market face the brunt of rising fuel prices. Volatile and higher fuel prices could increase the cost of tires, resulting in the declined demand for tires affecting their sales and market growth.

Slovakia Tire Market

Segmental Coverage

Slovakia Tire Market – By Vehicle Type

By vehicle type, the Slovakia Tire Market is divided into Passenger Cars, Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs), Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicles (M&HCVs), Two-Wheelers, Three-Wheelers, and Off-The-Road (OTR) Vehicles segments. The passenger cars segment holds the highest share in the Slovakia tire market by vehicle type. It is primarily stemming from the country's improving living standards, resulting in heightened personal vehicle ownership. Also, commercial vehicle tires also hold a substantial market share, driven by the robust transport and logistics sector's need for reliable and durable tires. Meanwhile, the two-wheeler segment is expected to witness the fastest growth rate during the forecast period. It can be attributed to the growing popularity of motorcycling as a leisure and sport activity among the Slovak population. With more people embracing motorcycles for their thrill and freedom, there's an expected increase in the demand for high-quality, specialized motorcycle tires, presenting new market opportunities.

Slovakia Tire Market – By Demand Category

Based on demand category, the Slovakia Tire Market is bifurcated into OEM and Replacement segments. The replacement segment holds a higher share in the Slovakia Tire Market by demand category. The country's seasonal variations, especially harsh winters, lead to frequent tire replacements as consumers switch between summer and winter tires. Safety concerns drive consumers to prioritize well-performing tires. Wear and tear from diverse road conditions, as well as the need for durable and reliable tires, contribute to increased replacement demand. This segment remains dominant as consumers continually seek replacements for worn-out or damaged tires, emphasizing the importance of safety and performance on the road.

Slovakia Tire Market Size

Slovakia Tire Market – By Tire Type

Based on tire type, the Slovakia Tire Market is bifurcated into Radial and Bias segments. The radial segment is expected to hold a higher share in the Slovakia Tire Market during the forecast period by tire type. It can be attributed to their durability, fuel efficiency, and resistance to heat build-up. They offer a smooth and comfortable ride while ensuring excellent traction and handling on various road conditions. In contrast, bias tires, though less common, find extensive use in applications demanding robustness and heavy load-bearing capabilities, such as commercial and off-road vehicles. These tires feature plies running diagonally, providing added strength and stability. Notably, the market trend is shifting towards radial tires, driven by technological advancements, innovative compounds, and tread patterns, meeting modern vehicles' needs for fuel efficiency and reduced emissions. Radial tires, with their lower rolling resistance and heat generation, align with eco-friendly and cost-effective consumer choices.

Slovakia Tire Market Share

Competitive Landscape

Major players operating in the Slovakia tire market include Matador, Michelin, Continental, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Pirelli, Bridgestone, and Hankook Tire Company Ltd. To further enhance their market share, these companies employ various strategies, including mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, joint ventures, license agreements, and new product launches.

Scope of the Report




Years Considered

Historical Data – 2019–2022 

Base Year – 2022 

Estimated Year – 2023 

Forecast Period – 2023–2029 

Facts Covered

Revenue in USD Million

Market Coverage


Product/Service Segmentation

Vehicle Type, Tire Type, Demand Category

Key Players

Matador, Michelin, Continental, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Pirelli, Bridgestone, Hankook Tire Company Ltd

By Vehicle Type

  • Passenger Cars

  • Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs)

  • Medium And Heavy Commercial Vehicles (M&HCVs)

  • Off The Road (OTR) Vehicles

  • Three-Wheelers

  • Two-Wheelers

By Demand Category

  • OEM

  • Replacement

By Tire Type

  • Radial

  • Bias

  1. Research Framework
    1. Research Objective
    2. Tire Type Overview
    3. Market Segmentation
  2. Executive Summary
  3.  Slovakia Tire Market Insights
    1. Industry Value Chain Analysis
    2. DROC Analysis
      1. Growth Drivers
        1. Automotive industry growth
        2. Increasing vehicle ownership
      2. Restraints
        1. Price sensitivity
        2. Economic uncertainty
      3. Opportunities
        1. Green and sustainable tires
        2. E-commerce growth
      4. Challenges
        1. Rising raw material prices
        2. Competition
    3. Technological Advancements/Recent Developments
    4. Regulatory Framework
    5. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
      1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
      2. Bargaining Power of Buyers
      3. Threat of New Entrants
      4. Threat of Substitutes
      5. Intensity of Rivalry
  4.  Slovakia Tire Market Overview
    1. Market Size & Forecast, 2019–2029
      1. By Value (USD Million)
    2. Market Share and Forecast
      1. By Vehicle Type
        1. Passenger Cars
        2. Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs)
        3. Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicles (M&HCVs)
        4. Two-Wheelers
        5. Three-Wheelers
        6. Off-The-Road (OTR) Vehicles
      2. By Tire Type
        1. Radial
        2. Bias
      3. By Demand Category
        1. OEM
        2. Replacement
  5. Competitive Landscape
    1. List of Key Players and Their Offerings
    2. Slovakia Tire Market Share Analysis, 2022
    3. Competitive Benchmarking, By Operating Parameters
    4. Key Strategic Developments (Mergers, Acquisitions, Partnerships, etc.)
  6. Impact of Covid-19 on Slovakia Tire Market
  7. Company Profile (Company Overview, Financial Matrix, Competitive Landscape, Key Personnel, Key Competitors, Contact Address, Strategic Outlook, SWOT Analysis)
    1. Matador
    2. Michelin
    3. Continental
    4. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
    5. Pirelli
    6. Bridgestone
    7. Hankook Tire Company Ltd.
    8. Other Prominent Players
  8. Key Strategic Recommendations
  9. Research Methodology
    1.    Qualitative Research
      1.  Primary & Secondary Research
    2.    Quantitative Research
    3.    Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
      1.  Secondary Research
      2.  Primary Research
    4.    Breakdown of Primary Research Respondents, By Demand Category
    5.    Assumptions & Limitations

*Financial information of non-listed companies can be provided as per availability.

**The segmentation and the companies are subject to modifications based on in-depth secondary research for the final deliverable


List of Figures


Figure 1       Slovakia Tire Segmentation

Figure 2       Slovakia Tire Market Value Chain Analysis

Figure 3       Company Market Share Analysis, 2022

Figure 4       Slovakia Tire Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2019–2029

Figure 5       Slovakia Tire Market Share, By Vehicle Type, By Value, 2019–2029

Figure 6       Slovakia Tire Market Share, By Tire Type, By Value, 2019–2029

Figure 7       Slovakia Tire Market Share, By Demand Category, By Value, 2019–2029


List of Tables


Table 1        Slovakia Tire Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2019–2029

Table 2        Slovakia Tire Market Share, By Vehicle Type, By Value, 2019–2029

Table 3        Slovakia Tire Market Share, By Tire Type, By Value, 2019–2029

Table 4        Slovakia Tire Market Share, By Demand Category, By Value, 2019–2029

Table 5        Matador Company Overview

Table 6        Matador Financial Overview

Table 7        Michelin Company Overview

Table 8        Michelin Financial Overview

Table 9        Continental  Company Overview

Table 10      Continental  Financial Overview

Table 11      The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company: Company Overview

Table 12      The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Financial Overview

Table 13      Pirelli Company Overview

Table 14      Pirelli Financial Overview

Table 15      Bridgestone  Company Overview

Table 16      Bridgestone  Financial Overview

Table 17      Hankook Tire Company Ltd Company Overview

Table 18      Hankook Tire Company Ltd Financial Overview

Market Segmentation

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Ans: Slovakia Tire Market size was estimated at USD 423.12 million in 2022.
Ans: Slovakia Tire Market size is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.08% during the forecast period between 2023 and 2029.
Ans: Slovakia Tire Market size is expected to reach a value of USD 537.98 million by 2029.
Ans: Major factors driving the growth of the Slovakia Tire Market include the growing automotive industry growth and increasing vehicle ownership.
Ans: Key players in the Slovakia Tire Market include Matador, Michelin, Continental, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Pirelli, Bridgestone, and Hankook Tire Company Ltd.
Ans: The passenger car segment holds the highest market share in the Slovakia Tire Market by vehicle type.
Ans: The radial segment accounts for a higher market share in the Slovakia Tire Market by tire type.