BMW suspends production in China's Shenyang due to COVID controls

BMW logo is seen during Munich Auto Show, IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich, Germany, September 8, 2021. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo

SHANGHAI, March 23 (Reuters) - BMW Group said on Wednesday production at all its plants in the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang will be temporarily suspended from Thursday due to COVID control measures.

The German automaker said in a statement it had yet to determine a date to resume production.

BMW and its Chinese joint venture partner Brilliance China Automotive (1114.HK) have a production base in Shenyang which includes two vehicle plants, a research and development center and a powertrain plant.

Reporting by Brenda Goh, Editing by Louise Heavens

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