• Kyodo News


Canon Inc. said Wednesday its camera-manufacturing unit in Nagasaki Prefecture will postpone plans to build a plant due to sharply falling demand for digital cameras.

Nagasaki Canon Inc. wanted to build the plant in the town of Hasami at a cost of about ¥15 billion. With construction work scheduled to begin next month, the plant was to start producing compact digital cameras and digital single-lens reflex cameras next December.

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