Trabzon Silk Road Businessmen Summit Started: The event, held in Trabzon and attended by businessmen from 21 countries, aimed to improve relations between countries by discussing various sectors.
Organized with the support of the Ministry of Economy and attended by businessmen from 21 countries, “3. Trabzon Silk Road Businessmen Summit started.
Delivering the opening speech of the summit at a hotel in Trabzon Trabzon Governor Abdil Jalil Self, the trading of its situation and stated that Turkey is located it is located in the center of an important energy corridor.
Stating that Trabzon has made a great progress both in terms of economy and tourism in recent years, Öz emphasized that Trabzon will host such organizations from now on.
Trabzon Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Orhan Fevzi Gümrükçüoğlu emphasized that the summit will be positive for participating countries and businessmen and said, “Trabzon has been a trade and logistics center with its natural and physical structure. "Trabzon will definitely meet with railway and logistics centers so that it can continue on its way as an important ground of the Silk Road."
"If we produce heavy goods at light cost, we will be ahead of the competition"
Turkey Exporters Assembly President Mehmet Büyükekşi Turkey's export target of $ 2023 billion in 500, recalled, said the need to increase trade with neighboring countries in the realization of this target point.
Büyükekşi, the development of bilateral trade with neighboring countries is important for the economic objectives of countries, said:
“We are especially working towards increasing added value. The way to achieve this is through design, research and development, innovation and branding. The countries here will be one step ahead of other countries with their work on these issues. I invite you to cooperate in this regard. In our future trade, if we produce heavy goods at light cost, we will get ahead of the competition. We invite you to be together, to cooperate and to increase our trade by cooperating with our friendly countries around İpekyolu on this issue. "
"The world's energy corridor is formed on this line"
TOBB Board Member Salih Zeki Murzioğlu stated that the geography between Asia and Europe is the transit line of the Silk Road, the largest commercial line in the world, and that the Silk Road has lost its importance with the changing world.
Emphasizing that the revitalization of the historical Silk Road has been on the agenda in recent years, Murzioğlu said, “Today, the most intense flow in the world in both goods and energy traffic is between Asia and Europe. Not only the goods produced, but also the energy corridor of the world is formed on this line ”.
Murzioğlu, in the coming period, the Silk Road route promises more earnings than the old voiced, emphasizing the steps to be taken together to convert this potential to gain.
"It is aimed to develop commercial relations between countries"
Trabzon Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TTSO) Chairman Suat Hacısalihoğlu stated that the summit would be beneficial and that the event was an important economic summit held in line with a route from China to Europe.
Hacısalihoğlu stated that it is aimed to develop trade relations between countries by associating with both public and business people.
President of Eastern Black Sea Exporters Association (DKİB) President Ahmet Hamdi Gürdoğan, the most important actors to make the relations of the countries on the Silk Road is much hotter by emphasizing that the trade, in this sense, in order to develop bilateral trade and bilateral relations should be considered good organization today said.
The summit aims to increase regional exports by conducting bilateral business meetings with businessmen across the construction, building materials, food and machinery sectors.
"3. Trabzon Silk Road Businessmen Summit will continue until 19 October.