TİM and Exporters' Associations' Consultancy Meeting was Held with the Participation of the Minister of Trade
Mentioning about the rising tension in relations with the US, Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TİM) Chairman Ismail Gülle said;
“As exporters, we are ready to make efforts to influence the politics of trade. This is our first consultancy meetings as the new administration. Our aim is to change the structure of TİM to become more participatory and more proactive. We will create a common mind with different viewpoints, we know very well that only one person's effort is not enough to carry our exports to the targets of 2023. Today we are gathered in the framework of these thinkers, we are gathered to get to know each other better, to listen to one another, to exchange ideas, and to discuss our projects.”
Explaining her expectations and objectives, Minister of Trade, Ruhsar Pekcan, who also attended the meeting, said;
“As the Ministry of Trade, our short-term objective is to have 120 thousand exporters. We also want to increase high technology and design based exports' share in Turkey's export composition. In this new era, Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Customs and Trade were merged under the roof of the Ministry of Trade. As the new management, we will start with simplifying foreign trade procedures. We will equip Eximbank with stronger financial instruments. We will work with local, demand-oriented countries in accordance our targets and we will open 35 new Turkish Trade Centers.