UPDATE 1-Kia Motors Q2 profit flat despite robust exports


(Adds details, shares) SEOUL, July 30 (Reuters) - Kia Motors Corp. , South Korea's second-biggest car maker, reported flat quarterly net profit on Friday as rising steel prices and weak local sales offset a jump in exports. Global steel prices, up 14 percent in the first half, have gnawed at Kia's bottom line along with heavy marketing costs to give incentives to auto buyers in a sluggish domestic market. Analysts, however, banked on better local sales for the second half as Kia, an ...

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