BEIJING — Changhe Aircraft Co. plans to manufacture 150,000 minibuses in 1999, accounting for 50% of the total minibus production in China. The company turned out 90,000 Changhe brand minibuses in 1998, a 47% year-on-year increase, against a 48% increase in 1997. Other main minibus producers include Harbin Aircraft Co., which last year produced 50,000 units — 10% over the previous year; Tianjin Automotive Group, 43,000 units in 1998, down 10%; Chang'an Automotive Co. 41,000 units — down ...

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