In December 2012, DEC signed a contract with State Railway Company of Iraq formally, supplying 12 Diesel Multiple Units and auxiliary equipment. Untill May 2015, 12 Diesel Multiple Units have been successfully delivered to the owner and working well.
The DMU from China has greatly improved the transportation condition and capability of Iraq railway. In various religious holidays it played a particularly important role for the demanding transportation requirements. Meanwhile, the DMUs are widely welcomed and praised by the Iraq government and people for the comfort, safety, reliability and convenience.