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Ho Chi Minh City, November 18th, 2014, Bridgestone Tire Sales Vietnam Limited Liability Company announced the business targets of Japan Bridgestone Corporation of the first three quarters of the fiscal year 2014.


Representative:                     Mr. Masaaki Tsuya– CEO and Representative Board Member Concurrently

Contact:                                 Satoshi Nakamura – Treasurer, General Manager

Telephone:                             +81-3-6836-3100

Stock exchange listings:       Tokyo, Nagoya, Fukuoka

Schedule date of quarterly securities report submission:  November 12th, 2014

1) Consolidated Results for First Three Quarters of Fiscal 2014 (January 1st, 2014 – September 30th, 2014)

                                                     (Percentage figures represent changes from the same period of previous year)

(Reference) Comprehensive Income:      Nine months ended September 30, 2014     ¥220,909 million [(36.3%)]

                                                                  Nine months ended September 30, 2013     ¥347,065 million [146.5%]

2) Consolidated Financial Position 

(Reference) Total equity                                   As of September 30th, 2014   ¥ 1,962,377 million

                                                                             As of December 31st, 2013     ¥ 1,805,285 million

3) Consolidated Projected Results for Fiscal 2014 (January 1st, 2014 – December 31th, 2014)

                               (Percentage figures represent changes from the same period of previous year)

(Changes from the latest forecasts released: No)

Outstanding number of shares (common stock)

  1. Outstanding number of shares at period end (including treasury stock):

September 30th, 2014                                                                             813,102,321 shares

December 31st, 2013                                                                               813,102,321 shares

  1. Number of shares of treasury stock at period end

September 30th, 2014                                                                             29,963,970 shares

December 31st, 2013                                                                              30,115,568 shares

  1. Average outstanding numbers of shares (during the first half)

First Three Quarters ended September 30th, 2014                                783,103,443 shares

First Three Quarters ended September 30th, 2013                                782,829,415 shares 

(Financial Statement will be updated every quarter & year 2014).

About Bridgestone Corporation:

Bridgestone Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, is the world’s largest tire and rubber company. In addition to tires for use in a wide variety of applications, it also manufactures a broad range of diversified products, which include industrial rubber and chemical products and sporting goods. Its products are sold in over 150 nation and territories around the world.