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Fiat CEO says disagrees with Moody's downgrade

BRUSSELS, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Fiat's Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne said he disagreed with Moody's decision on Wednesday to downgrade the Italian carmaker rating by one-notch to Ba3.

"The decision was expected by I don't share it," Marchionne told Reuters on the sidelines of a conference.

The U.S. rating agency cut its credit rating on Fiat to Ba3 with negative outlook on Wednesday, citing the carmaker's reliance on its declining home market. [ID:nL6E8LA2HK}

Moody's said it would consider further downgrading Fiat if standalone net industrial cash flow were to exceed a negative 2 billion euros in 2012 and not improve in 2013.

(Reporting by Francesco Guarascio; Editing by Lisa Jucca)

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