On February 25, as the global strategic model of SAIC-GM-Wuling’s overseas deployment, the first batch of 478 original Chinese version of the global car Baojun 530 officially set off for the Middle East market.
It is reported that the first batch of orders totaled 1,660 vehicles and will be exported to eight Middle Eastern countries including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Iraq, Qatar, Bahrain, Jordan, and Oman. The region is an important partner of the country’s “Belt and Road” initiative, and also a global emerging automotive market in recent years.
Baojun 530 is a global strategic model independently developed by SAIC-GM-Wuling with independent intellectual property rights. It currently uses Baojun, Wuling, Chevrolet, and MG 4 brands in China, Indonesia, South America, Thailand, India and other countries, and is about to enter the Middle East , Africa, Mexico and other places.
Official data show that SAIC-GM-Wuling exported a total of 72,691 sets (including complete vehicles and KD parts) for the whole of 2019, a year-on-year increase of 131%.