(Adds revenues, background, details) TOKYO, April 28 (Reuters) - Japan's Mazda Motor Corp. posted an 18 percent jump in annual operating profit on Thursday on surging European sales but forecast slower growth of 9 percent this year as rising materials costs coincide with intense price competition the United States, Europe and China. Earlier this week, domestic rivals Honda Motor Co. and Nissan Motor Co. reported record-high profits for last year but forecast subdued growth ahead as ...
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