UPDATE 1-Yamaha to boost Vietnam motorcycle output 50 pct

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(Adds details, background) TOKYO, July 30 (Reuters) - Japan's Yamaha Motor Co. will start operations at a second motorcycle factory in Vietnam in October 2008, boosting output by 50 percent in a country that has become the fourth-biggest motorcycle market in the world. Yamaha, the world's second-largest motorcycle maker after Honda Motor Co. Ltd. , said it would invest 5.4 billion yen ($46 million) to build the new plant, which will boost its annual production capacity in Vietnam to ...

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