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BRIEF-Qingdao Haier Says Owner's Party Acting In Concert Plans To Increase Shareholdings

Aug 1 (Reuters) - Qingdao Haier Co Ltd:

* SAYS ITS OWNER'S PARTY ACTING IN CONCERT PLANS TO INCREASE SHAREHOLDINGS IN THE COMPANY BY UP TO 2 PERCENT FOR AT LEAST 270.0 MILLION YUAN ($39.74 million) Source text in Chinese: Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.7943 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)