Hankook Tire in talks to build first U.S. plant-exec

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SEOUL, Sept 2 (Reuters) - South Korean tyre maker Hankook Tire Co Ltd plans to build its first U.S. plant to expand sales in the world's second-biggest car market, an executive said on Monday. "We are in talks with three U.S. states - Tennessee, South Carolina and Georgia - to build a plant and we will decide the final site by the end of this year," Cho Hyun-shick, chief executive of Hankook Tire Worldwide, holding company for the tyre maker, said at a press conference. ...

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