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Sany challenges Komatsu's grip on Indonesian machinery market

Cheap prices drive Chinese player's growing share in Southeast Asia

A Sany Heavy Industry plant near Shanghai: The company now holds nearly the same market share in Indonesia as Japan's Komatsu.   © Reuters

TOKYO/BEIJING -- Longshore workers at an Indonesian port on the island of Sulawesi were busy unloading yellow excavators emblazoned with the logo of China's Sany Heavy Industry from a cargo ship.

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