On May 28, 2011, the launching ceremony of Sinotruk bonded logistics business, namely departure ceremony of exporting 1500 heavy trucks to Africa, was held in Jinan Export Processing Zone.
China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Co., Ltd. (Sinotruk) is a major domestic heavy duty truck manufacturer. In recent years, Sinotruk attaches great importance to international strategy. Around the enterprise target of internationalized operation, it strongly promotes the internationalization of technology, product, networking, and brand. From 2007 to 2010, 51,000 heavy-duty vehicles have been exported by Sinotruk itself.
At present, Sinotruk export market shows a good momentum of development. It has set up 24 offices overseas. More than 100 sales personnel station overseas throughout the year to develop market and build sales, service and accessories network.
In February 2011, Sinotruk successfully cooperated with the Africa's largest group. The two sides signed the 1500 heavy-duty tractors contract. The single contract export value exceeds more than 70 million U.S. dollars, which is the largest order in China's heavy-duty vehicle industry since the beginning of this year.
From January to May, Sinotruk has export orders of 12,000 vehicles, showing an increase of 110% over the same period last year. More than 7,000 vehicles have been exported, which is 77.6% higher than the same period last year.