EXPORTERS IMPROVED NEW BUSINESS RELATIONS IN INDIA

Turkey-India Business Forum and bilateral business negotiations, which is under the coordination of the Ministry of Economy and TIM organization, held in Mumbai, on 2-5 April, 2018. Süleyman Kocasert, who is Deputy Chairman of the Assembly, was the Head of Delegation.

Turkish business men, operating in grains, pulses, oil seeds, machinery and appliances, chocolate and sugary products, textile and raw materials, carpet, wood and forestry products, food, chemical sectors participated in Turkey-India Business Forum.

Turkey-India Business Forum, which was organized by support of our Ambassador, Mr. Sakir Özkan Torunlar, began with the opening speech of Sushil Jiwarajka, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry representative (FICCI).

Jiwarajka who began his speech by thanking our Embassy and our Assembly in Mumbai, stated that these kinds of organizations and trade delegations are important contribution to the development of India's bilateral trade with Turkey. He also gave an information about the Indian private sector and FICCI.

He additionally emphasized that following the official visit of our President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in May 2017, the relationships between two countries gained momentum and mentioned about the service sector potential in India.

After Jiwarajka's speeches, Süleyman Kocasert gave detailed information about Turkey-India bilateral trade relations and our strength bond with India. He also added that as our President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said, we have to increase our trade volume to 10 billion dollar.  He mentioned the importance of our mutual trade emphasized that we have export potential to India in furniture, automotive iron-steel and other sector groups.

Afterwards, our Ambassador to India Mr. Şakir Özkan Torunlar highlighted that both countries are a member of the G20 and two countries need to increase collaboration in every aspects.

After the business forum which ended with the gift ceremony and group photo, B2B meetings session started with the attendance of Turkish business men and 60 Indian companies. During the section, more than 100 business meetings were held.

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