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Iraq wants to make its own trucks within ten years

Scania deal could lead to Iraq production independence within a decade

Iraq and Scania have agreed to produce 5,000 trucks over five years
Iraq and Scania have agreed to produce 5,000 trucks over five years

"Until June 2010, the company was considered a loss-making company and our sales did not exceed $428,000 per month. We have currently reached $7.5 million per month," said Adnan Razeen, director general of the State Company for Automotive Industry.

"Within a ten-year period we will be able to manufacture bigger components of the truck in Iraq and this is our plan, to have a 100% Iraqi truck."
 

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