Toyota says its Tianjin joint venture resumed production on Jan 22

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People walk under a logo of Toyota Motor Corp at the company's showroom in Tokyo, Japan, May 8, 2015. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

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SHANGHAI, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Toyota (7203.T) said operations at its joint venture complex in the eastern Chinese city of Tianjin resumed operations on Saturday after measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 prompted it to shut the plant, a Toyota spokesperson said.

The site, which Toyota runs with Chinese automaker FAW Group, was shut on Jan. 10 for 11 days, the Beijing-based spokesperson told Reuters on Monday. The plant was shut due to the impact on suppliers of mandatory COVID-19 testing of city residents. read more

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Reporting by Norihiko Shirouzu; Writing by Brenda Goh; Editing by Kim Coghill

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