• Republic of IRAQ; Turkey, with its borders with Iran, Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, has a short coastline on the Northern Persian Gulf and is in the western Asian region surrounding the Mesopotamian valley.
• With a population of 39.5 million, it is the 38th most populous country in the world and has a population density of 83 people per kilometer.
• Baghdad, the capital and largest city with a population of 9 million, is followed by Basra with a population of 2.6 million, Erbil with a population of 2.4 million, Sulaymaniyah with a population of 1.5 million, Mosul with a population of 1 million and Kirkuk with a population of 1 million.
• There are 18 more cities with populations between 100,000 and 1,000,000. 31% of the population lives in rural areas. The population growth rate in 2018 is 2.8%.

• IRAQ has the fifth largest proven crude oil  reserves in the World.
• Iraq’s largest source of economic revenue, accounting for more than 90% of government revenues and 80% of foreign exchange earnings
It is supplied by the oil industry.
• GDP grew by 11% in 2016.
• In 2016, with the effective work of Iraqi security forces and the gradual increase in oil prices, an improvement in security and financial stability was achieved.
• With large shopping malls, shopping habits have improved. Currently, there are 4 large shopping malls in Baghdad, 4 in Erbil, 3 in Sulaymaniyah and 1 in Basra.

More than 70% of the market in IRAQ is covered by Siti Group companies and teams.
The group owns two companies named below

Both companies have their own Sales & Marketing structures and strategies

Siti Group’s headquarters and main logistics center are located in Erbil. Planning, product supply and major logistics operations for Iraq are carried out from Erbil. The Finance departments of both companies operate under the Finance Director in Erbil. 95% of Siti Group’s sales in Northern Iraq come from direct distribution activities through warehouses and sales teams in the cities of Erbil, Duhok, Zakho and Sulaymaniyah and their nearby regions. In some remote areas, local distributors are also used. Carrefour, Holand Bazaar etc. Major organizations such as are operated by the Major Organizations Group consisting of Sales Supervisors and Officers.
Jabal Al Salam company has logistics centers and Sales teams in Baghdad and Basra for the direct distribution of its products. Sales in Mosul, Karbala, Najaf, Rumadi, Diwaniya, Hilla and Simave are carried out through exclusive local distributors. Important customers in Baghdad and Basra are served by special Sales teams.

Siti Group uses its resources intensively to gain and maintain market share. We strive to popularize our quality brands with our knowledge and experience in Iraq. The company is proud of its achievements to date and is prepared to meet future challenges as it expands and develops new opportunities in its distribution business.

Siti Group in Iraq consists of 362 employees.
Our staff consists of knowledgeable professionals with a wealth of experience in the sales, marketing and distribution business. We provide our sales team with ongoing training and support, along with the necessary assistance to penetrate the market and keep customers satisfied with our service quality at all times.

Our fleet consists of 160 trucks/vans for direct sales, 110 in the Baghdad fleet, 24 in the Basra fleet and 26 in the Erbil/Duhok fleet. These numbers do not include the fleets of the exclusive distributors we use in 10 other important cities and the fleets of the 7 large wholesalers we receive service from in other regions.

Siti Group’s headquarters and 5000m2 Logistics center are built on 11,000m2 of land in the city of Erbil. The logistics center can be easily reached from the main roads leading to the cities of Northern Iraq as well as the South, Baghdad and Basra.

The warehouse in the center is fully equipped and also has a 1000m2 refrigeration area. Major shipments of products to other warehouses are carried out from this logistics center. The company also has offices and warehouses in the cities of Baghdad, Basra and Duhok. All of these warehouses are fully equipped and some parts are refrigerated. Our warehouse in Baghdad is 3000m2, our warehouse in Basra is 1500m2 and our warehouse in Duhok is 1000m2.

We Are Experts in Logistics Operations

The company has a Logistics Center located in Erbil, Northern Iraq. Most of the imported products (90-95%) are delivered to this center by land from Turkey and Europe. Additionally, the company maintains an office and logistics operations team in Istanbul, Turkey to support its import activities. Products arriving by sea (for example from India) are received in Basra, stored in Basra and Baghdad warehouses and distributed from there. The products arriving at Erbil Logistics Center are distributed to our three warehouses in Baghdad, Basra and Duhok according to the sales plan. In addition, the supply of products to the city of Erbil and its immediate region and to our direct sales fleets in Mosul and Sulaymaniyah are carried out daily from this logistics center. Baghdad, Basra and Duhok warehouses also supply the necessary products for the relevant regions on a daily basis. All Planning, Purchasing and Reporting processes are carried out from the center in Erbil. All warehouses are operated on a first-in, first-out system and are equipped with truck control and tracking systems.