The most critical step for Konya Logistics Center and Konya-Mersin railway: Speaking at the Study and Feasibility Project Workshop for Konya-Karaman-Mersin Industry and Trade Corridor, Konya Chamber of Industry President Memiş Kütükcü pointed out the importance of this trade corridor and said, “Konya-Karaman-Mersin Accelerated The Railway Line project, Konya Logistics Center project are the two most critical steps taken in this regard. In order to achieve the purpose of these steps by easing the burden of Marmara Basin, this region could make Turkey's second Marmara Basin, "he said.
Konya Plain Project (KOP) Development Administration with TUBITAK Turkey Industrial Management Institute conducted in collaboration with 'Konya-Karaman-Mersin Industry and Trade Corridor Study and Feasibility Project Workshop Towards the Establishment "was held.
Workshop held in a hotel, Industry, Trade, Energy, Natural Resources, Information and Technology Commission Chairman and AK Party Konya Deputy Ziya Altunyaldiz, KOP Regional Development Administration President Ihsan Bostanci, Konya Chamber of Industry (KSO) President Memis Kütükcü, MUSIAD President of Konya Branch Omer Faruk Okka and many guests attended.
CANDIDATE TO KOP REGION MARMARA
KOP Regional Development Administration President Ihsan Bostanci, who made the opening speech of the workshop, said that Konya and Karaman provinces have the potential to ease the intensity on the Marmara Region with the potential they have. Bostancı also said that it is important to be able to deliver the products they produce quickly and cheaply in order to reach the target.
"THIS GEOGRAPHY CAN DO MORE"
KSO President Memiş Kütükçü the corridor which will be held in Turkey's total land area of the 14 percent, said hosting the xnumx's percent of the population.
Kütükçü indicates that there is sufficient interest from exports despite these rates, "Despite such significant proportion of Turkey's total exports, the share taken from the only 2,4 percent. 3,5 is a billion dollar export, the total foreign trade volume is 6.2 billion dollars. From geography to agriculture, from tourism to logistics, this geography, which has a wide range of richness, can actually do much more. I believe that, with the strategies and road maps to be formed after the workshop today, this potential will be revealed and a new opening will be made in the production and commercial life of our region. Ben
TURKEY'S SECOND MARMARA BASIN
Underscoring the fact that private economic zones have been on the country's agenda for some time, Kütükcü said, Böl If we develop the right policies in this field and obtain Special Economic Zone status with the support of our state, I think that it can mobilize the potential of this geography. This new industrial and trade corridor that will be opened from Anatolia to the Mediterranean can connect the whole of Anatolia to the world. Konya-Karaman-Mersin Accelerated Railway Line project, Konya Logistics Center project, two most critical steps in this regard. In order to achieve the purpose of these steps by easing the burden of Marmara Basin, this region could make Turkey's second Marmara Basin, "he said.
TO BE COMPLETED IN 2020
Industry, Trade, Energy, Natural Resources, Information and Technology Commission President and the AK Party Konya deputy Zia Altunyaldiz, such a study, both will move up alternative investment fields to Turkey's terms of trade and logistics can not afford to go to the Marmara basin investors would be quoted alternative .
Altunyaldız stated that they expect the project to be opened in 2017 year of Karaman line and said bek Ulukışla-Mersin line works are continuing. In one part of the construction work, the other part of the project work. We're going to see them all over in 2020. This second Marmara basin will have a competitive position, competing with the first Marmara Basin as a logistics. Bu
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