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(Fiscal Year 2014 – Start: January 01st, 2014 – Ending: December 31th, 2014)

Ho Chi Minh City, February 25th, 2015, Bridgestone Tire Sales Vietnam Limited Liability Company announced the business targets of Japan Bridgestone Corporation of the fiscal year 2014.

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

                                              Chairman of the Board

Contact:                                 Tsuyoshi Yoshimi – Treasurer, General Manager

Telephone:                            +81-3-6836-3100

Stock exchange listings:      Tokyo, Nagoya, Fukuoka

Schedule date of quarterly securities report submission:  February 17th, 2015

1) Consolidated Results for First Half of Fiscal 2014 (January 1st, 2014 – December 31th, 2014)

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

(Reference) Comprehensive Income:           FY 2014                                 ¥343,697 million [(28.4%)]

                                                                FY 2013                                 ¥480,288 million [73.4%]

2) Consolidated Financial Position 

(Reference) Total equity                                   FY 2014              ¥ 2,075,685 million

                                                                       FY 2013                  ¥ 1,805,285 million

3) Consolidated Projected Results for Fiscal 2015 (January 1st, 2015 – December 31th, 2015)

(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):

December 31th, 2014                                                        813,102,321 shares

December 31th, 2013                                                        813,102,321 shares

            2) Number of shares of treasury stock at period end

December 31th, 2014                                                        29,965,086 shares

December 31th, 2013                                                        30,115,568 shares

           3) Average outstanding numbers of shares (during the fiscal year)

December 31th, 2014                                                        783,111,356 shares

December 31th, 2013                                                        782,860,668 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.