BIZ BRIEF: Kawasaki Heavy Industries to export large bikes to China

August 09, 2013

THE ASAHI SHIMBUN

Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. will on Aug. 18 start sales of midsize and large motorbikes in China, the world largest motocycle market, the company said on Aug. 8.

Kawasaki's local unit in Shanghai will import from Japan its flagship Ninja ZX-14R, Ninja 650, Ninja 250, Z250 and other models for sale to Chinese motorcycle fans who are growing in number in tandem with China's economic development.

Kawasaki said it will expand its sales network to include Beijing, Chengdu and other large cities, aiming to increase local annual sales to 5,000 units within five years.

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