TOKYO (April 1, 2010)—Bridgestone Corp. has set up a tire sales company in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, through its subsidiary Bridgestone Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
Bridgestone Tire Sales Vietnam L.C. has a capital of about $700 000, employs 18 and sells tires for automobiles, trucks, buses and other vehicles, Bridgestone said.
Bridgestone sees Indochina as one of its most strategic growth areas, and Vietnam as having stable and continuous economic growth as well as a steady increase in tire demand, the firm said