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Damage from fire at Renesas chip factory bigger than expected -Nikkei

TOKYO, March 29 (Reuters) - Renesas Electronics Corp now expects damage from a recent fire at its chip-making plant to be bigger than expected, with 17 machines affected rather than 11 as originally counted, the Nikkei reported on Monday.

Two-thirds of the chips produced at the facility are for the auto industry.

Reporting by Tokyo Newsroom; Editing by Christian Schmollinger

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