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New heavy truck, trailer factory in Ethiopia

A factory that produces trailers, semi-trailers and Sinotrucks (power and chassis) and fuel tankers was inaugurated recently in the presence of senior officials and various dignitaries.
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According to the owner and managing director of the factory, Nebiyou Assefa, N.A metal industry and engineering has invested a total of 250 million birr.

"This is the first phase and on this level, we are planning to assemble 1,000-1,200 Sinotrucks. Now we are on the verge of receiving about 25,000 square meters additional land for the next phases. In the end, our target is fully substituting heavy cars import and also we want to export our products to the East African market," Nebiyou added

Sinotruck Africa President Zhang Zeng indicated that the factory extends the long-lived development cooperation of Ethiopia and China.

It was learnt that the factory, which is located in Lebu Industrial Park, has created jobs for 400 local and five international people.
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