Samsung Elec to begin investing in new memory chip line in S.Korea - Yonhap

SEOUL, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has decided to begin initial investment to build a new memory chip line at its production facilities in South Korea, wire service Yonhap reported on Wednesday.

A Samsung Electronics management committee decided earlier on Wednesday to begin constructing a foundation for a new memory chip line in Pyeongtaek, Yonhap reported, citing an unnamed industry source.

Samsung Electronics declined to comment.

(Reporting by Joyce Lee; editing by Richard Pullin)