Iran Khodro to deliver 4,000 light and heavy vehicles to Syria
Iranian auto manufacturer, Iran Khodro Industrial Group, will deliver 4,000 light and heavy vehicles to Syria by March, making it the second major car exporter to this Arab country, the English-language paper Iran Daily said on Tuesday.
A report by the company's Public Relations Office quoted the Export Manager to the Persian Gulf Region, Amir Havashem, as saying that "Samand" production line will also be set up in suburban Damascus by this fall.
"At least 4,000 Iran's national sedan will be released to the Syrian market in the first year," he said. According to him, the total value of Iran Khodro's exports to Syria is expected to reach US$40 million dollars by March, showing a ten-time increase compared to the figure for last year.