Belarus and Turkey plan to develop cooperation and increase bilateral trade
Belarus and Turkey are rapidly developing bilateral business, trade and economic relationship. At the beginning of the year, the Belarusian-Turkish business forum was held in the Turkish capital, Turkish top diplomat Mevlut Cavusoglu visited Minsk last week, and in the early October the Belarusian-Turkish regional business forum is planned to be organized by the Belarusian Embassy in Turkey and the administration of FEZ Grodnoinvest.
A company with Turkish capital Europlastex Invest successfully operates in FEZ Grodnoinvest. It is implementing a project dealing with creation of vertically integrated complex for the production of cotton yarn and products from it. The company is actively increasing the salestrade. In 2018, the residents of FEZ delivered products to Turkey to the amount of 5.4 million USD, that is 5.1 times more than in 2017. One of the export leaders among residents of FEZ are the JV CJSC Bigan, that recently received a Halal certificate, and OJSC Lakokraska.
However, the potential of cooperation between enterprises of Grodno region and Turkish companies is not exhausted. In order to develop bilateral business contacts and expand partnerships in the trade, industrial and investment sectors, the administration of FEZ Grodnoinvest in partnership with the Embassy of Republic of Belarus in Turkey will organize the Belarusian-Turkish regional business forum on October 15, 2019. On this day, business circles of the Turkish city of Eskeshihir, a large industrial center of the country, will visit Grodno.
The key manufacturers of locomotives and cars Türkiye Lokomotif ve Motor (TÜLOMSAŞ) and Türkiye Vagon, as well as an aircraft assembly plant and one of the largest cement manufacturers Çimsa Çimento are located in Eskeshihir. In addition, food, textile and woodworking companies are represented in the region.
We invite companies interested in cooperation with Turkish manufacturers. Participation in the forum is free upon pre-registration. Detailed information can be obtained from the specialists of the foreign economic activity department of the administration of the FEZ “Grodnoinvest” by phone tel:+375152412317 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.