It was launched in trial operation in April 2019. Until the end of 2019, the plant should send off up to 3m tires. By 2022, Nexen expects production capacity to increase to up to 11m tires per year. Today, the company employs 850 persons in Žatec. In 2022, the plant plans to offer up to 1,300 jobs. This information was provided by the Ústí Region (ULK).
Source: ČIA NEWS, August 29th, 2019
Compiled by the team of CzechTrade office in Riga.