28. The expert from the Russian Federation, chairing the group briefly reported on the work done by the IWG on Tyres on the development of draft Amendment 2 of the GTR No. 16 (Tyres). He confirmed that no modifications were proposed to the Terms of Reference WP.29-170-12. GRRF adopted the Terms of Reference previously endorsed, as reproduced in Annex IV. He invited the expert from ETRTO as the Secretary of the group to provide to GRRF a detailed progress report (GRRF-83-32). He invited all interested experts to contribute to the work and informed GRRF that the next session of the group would take place in Moscow.
29. The expert from China introduced its working paper of the informal working group (TYREGTR-15-06) with a list of harmonization challenges and also proposals to facilitate the adoption of the Phase 2 by China. The Chair invited the expert from China to present these challenges at the March 2017 session of AC.3.