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Germany: Merkel lauds German car manufacturing at IAA

Germany, Frankfurt
September 12, 2013 at 10:25 GMT +00:00 · Published

Germany: Merkel lauds German car manufacturing at IAA

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Frankfurt's Congress Centre for the IAA, the world's largest car manufacturers' exhibition, Thursday.

Merkel addressed the crowd at the exhibition, praising Germany's position in the International market: "We can say that the car industry is the most brilliant achievement in German economy. As one third of the investments of the German economy goes to this sector, that it is an important innovation tow. And also, it is important for our economic goals as 3 percent of the German gross domestic product comes from this sector".

The IAA plays host to some of the world's leading car manufacturers, showcasing their latest groundbreaking road-vehicle designs. The event is expected to pull a crowd of up to one million car lovers before it closes on September 22.

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Germany: Merkel lauds German car manufacturing at IAA

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Frankfurt's Congress Centre for the IAA, the world's largest car manufacturers' exhibition, Thursday.

Merkel addressed the crowd at the exhibition, praising Germany's position in the International market: "We can say that the car industry is the most brilliant achievement in German economy. As one third of the investments of the German economy goes to this sector, that it is an important innovation tow. And also, it is important for our economic goals as 3 percent of the German gross domestic product comes from this sector".

The IAA plays host to some of the world's leading car manufacturers, showcasing their latest groundbreaking road-vehicle designs. The event is expected to pull a crowd of up to one million car lovers before it closes on September 22.

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