GM Canada Statement Regarding Canada and the E.U. Reaching An Economic and Trade Agreement


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OSHAWA, ON, October 18, 2013 — General Motors of Canada issued the following statement regarding the comprehensive economic and trade agreement reached between Canada and the E.U.:

“We applaud Canada and the E.U. for completing a modern, high-standard comprehensive economic and trade agreement that will provide enhanced opportunities for growth in both regions,” said Kevin Williams, president and managing director of General Motors of Canada. “We appreciate the hard work to find creative solutions that improve market access for Canadian-produced automobiles, while ensuring Canada continues to benefit from the integrated manufacturing sector that has developed in North America over the past 50 years."

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