Canon to suspend operations at three plants in China-Japan media

Sun Sep 16, 2012 11:55pm EDT
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese electronics maker Canon Inc (7751.T: Quote) is set to suspend operations at three of its four plants in China on Monday and Tuesday following huge anti-Japanese protests in China, Japanese media reported on Monday.

Canon will halt production lines at its laser printer factory in Guangdong, a digital camera factory in Guangdong, and a copier plant in Jiangsu, Japanese media reported.

(Reporting by Yoko Kubota; Editing by Paul Tait)

A man walks past a Canon Inc. sign at the company's headquarters in Tokyo January 14, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer