Part Dutch-owned company, PT Sepatu Bata, is planning to open 60 new retail outlets in the country's major cities this year. In addition, Sepatu Bata, partly owned by Lagfin BV, is planning to expand the production capacity of its existing factories. The company has opened 23 new shops in the first three months of the year and it hopes to increase its net sales by 20 per cent through expansion projects.