Xinjiang Jialun Tire Co., Ltd.
Xinjiang Jialun Tire Co., Ltd. was established in 2017 by Shandong Hengrui Tire Co., when it invested 1.55 billion yuan to build production facilities across almost 100 acres (600 mu) of land in the Aksu area. Jialun claims to have an annual production capacity of 1.2 million sets of all-steel high-performance radial tires, primarily for trucks, buses and other large-scale vehicles. The chief engineer for the company said in February 2022 that the company had settled in Aksu because its executives “took a fancy to the huge market potential of countries along the Belt and Road.”
In addition to selling in the domestic market, Jialun reports that its tires are also exported to more than 20 countries and regions such as Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan in Central Asia, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine in Eastern Europe, and Iran and Iraq in the Middle East.
In August 2017, Sohu, one of the biggest online news platforms in China, cited the Aksu government official website's report, which claimed Shandong Hengrui Tire Co., Ltd. (山东恒锐轮胎有限公司) will invest in Aksu to establish Xinjiang Jialun Tire Co. The company stated that this enormous investment will bring over one thousand jobs to locals. In 2020, Aksu Daily reported that Xinjiang Jialun Tire Co.'s planned to provide 1,200 jobs to “rural surplus labor.” This is confirmed by multiple sources that report Xinjiang Jialun Tire Co. provides over a thousand jobs to “advance rural surplus labor’s employment.” One report indicated that 95% of the workforce in Jialun’s factory is constituted by “local poor people.” The transferred laborers work directly in the production of Jialun’s tires.