Bridgestone to invest $188 mln to boost tyre output

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TOKYO, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Bridgestone Corp , Japan's top tyre maker, said it would invest about 21.5 billion yen ($188 million) to boost output at plants in India and Indonesia to meet growing demand. Bridgestone said in a statement that it would invest 6 billion yen to increase daily output capacity at a plant in India by 4,500 tyres to 15,000 tyres by 2010. It said it would spend 15.5 billion yen to boost daily capacity at the factory in Indonesia by 8,400 tyres to 27,000 tyres by ...

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