STUTTGART, Germany, April 27 (Reuters) - Germany's Robert Bosch GmbH [ROBG.UL] may not be able to maintain its pretax profit margin this year as the world's biggest car parts supplier continues to get hit by high raw material prices. "It will be difficult to keep profitability at its current level in 2006," Bosch said on Thursday in its annual report, citing a continued rise in costs for energy and metals that has tarnished results over the past two years. Reporting under IFRS accounting ...
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