UPDATE 1-Hankook Tire denies Slovakia chosen for new plant


(Adds analyst quotes, details and shares) SEOUL, April 22 (Reuters) - Hankook Tire, South Korea's top tyre maker, denied on Friday it has chosen Slovakia as the location for its new 500 million euro ($652.2 million) European factory and said a final decision would be made in mid-May. The denial came after a source close to the project had told Reuters that Slovakia had been chosen ahead of Hungary and Poland and that the factory was expected to be located near the western Slovak town of ...

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