Duterte graces unveiling of Chinese carmaker’s flagship product in PHL

Economy & Tourism

President Rodrigo Duterte attended the Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd. (GAC) Motor Philippines Brand Launch at the Metro Tent Convention Center in Metrowalk Complex, Pasig City on November 7.

During the event GAC Motor’s unveiled its flagship vehicle GS8.

“Occasions like this are always a perfect time to celebrate new beginnings. I am thus pleased to join you today as we mark the birth of a promising partnership between the Legado Motors and the [GAC],” President Duterte said at the event.

“It is indeed an honor to welcome GAC Motor to the Philippines. On behalf of the Filipino people, I’d like to thank you for your confidence in investing and expanding your business here in this
country,” he added.

“Rest assured that your trust will never be put in vain,” President Duterte noted. “The Philippine automotive market is among the fastest growing in Southeast Asia. Its annual growth rate of 22 percent in the last five years makes it a conducive place for trade and business.”