UPDATE 2-Bridgestone to build third tyre plant in China

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(Recasts with company and analyst comments, details) By Daniel Hauck TOKYO, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Japan's largest tyre maker, Bridgestone Corp , said on Friday it will build a third tyre factory in China at a cost of $99 million, continuing its aggressive expansion since bouncing back from a recall scandal. The radial tyre plant for cars, to be built in the city of Wuxi in Jiangsu Province, would go on line in September 2004 with production capacity of 8,000 tyres a day, it said. The ...

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