Bridgestone to build third tyre factory in China

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TOKYO, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Japan's largest tyre maker, Bridgestone Corp , said on Friday it would build a new tyre factory in Wuxi, China, its third in the country as it responds to strong demand in the booming Chinese auto market. Details about the plant will be announced on Friday afternoon, but the Nihon Keizai Shimbun reported earlier that Bridgestone would invest 12 billion yen ($101.9 million) to build the plant, which the newspaper said would produce 2.6 million passenger car tyres a ...

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