This agenda item relates to GTR No. 16 Tires.

25. The expert from the Russian Federation, chairing the IG on Tyre GTR reported (GRRF-84-05) on the work done by the IWG on Tyres on the development of draft Amendment 2 of the GTR No. 16 (Tyres). He informed on the progress made and the challenges, notably harmonization the high speed test and the need for a mandate extension of two years. GRRF supported this request and agreed to seek for AC.3 consent on this matter.

26. The expert from China introduced GRRF-84-11 and GRRF-84-12 highlighting the discrepancies between Tyre UN GTR No.16 and China’s tyre regulations. GRRF welcomed both the engagement of China in the work on UN GTR No. 16 and the remarkable amount of work done to identify divergences between the current version of UN GTR No. 16 and China’s tyre regulation.

Documentation
GRRF-84-05 | TyreGTR informal group report to GRRF
GRRF-84-11 | Proposal for harmonisation with the current provisions of GTR No.16 (China)
GRRF-84-12 | Proposal for harmonisation with the current provisions of GTR No.16: Annex 1 (China)