CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Honda sees bumper year as it leaves disasters behind


(Corrects speaker in paragraph 5 and clarifies to show 2011 sales figure is a projection) By Chang-Ran Kim TOKYO, April 27 (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co forecast a near-tripling of operating profit in the year ahead on surging Asian sales and a recovery in the United States, marking an emphatic rebound from a 2011 hammered by the yen's record strength and natural disasters. Japan's No.3 automaker is expected to ride faster-than-expected growth in demand in the United States, its biggest and ...

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