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Komatsu and Hitachi Construction halt shipments to Russia

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Komatsu will stop shipping its products to Russia.

TOKYO/OSAKA -- Heavy equipment makers Komatsu and Hitachi Construction Machinery, along with technology group Panasonic, on Friday joined a growing list of Japanese companies cutting business transactions with Russia.

Komatsu will stop delivering construction equipment in Russia, it said, either through imports or by local production. The company makes excavators and dump trucks at a factory in the western Russian city of Yaroslavl.

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