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Suzuki eyes plant in Myanmar by 2015-media

TOKYO, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Suzuki Motor Corp isconsidering investing several billion yen to build a carassembly plant in Myanmar by 2015, eyeing a growing marketthere, the Asahi newspaper said on Tuesday.

The Japanese carmaker hopes to build a plant with annualcapacity of 20,000 to 30,000 cars in a planned industrialcomplex at Thilawa, close to Yangon, the Asahi said.

Suzuki has previously said it is considering building aplant in Myanmar, but nothing has been decided, a spokesmansaid.

(Reporting by Mayumi Negishi; Editing by Michael Watson)

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Keywords: SUZUKI MYANMAR/PLANT