Fahir Gök, Chairman of AGID - Lighting Equipment Manufacturers Association, said that the lighting industry has increased its production by approximately 10 percent in the last 113 years. Stating that the foreign trade balance of electrical lighting equipment is shrinking due to the developments in exports and imports, Gök said, "The deficit, which was $ 444,59 million, has decreased to $ 149,35 million in the last five years thanks to the measures taken by the Ministry of Industry and Technology". .
ATMK - Lighting National Committee Chairman of the Board Dr. Sermin Onaygilis to the fact that Turkey should give priority to export the draw, drew attention to the added value that we have the potential to become the world's high-design products by focusing on lighting production base.
Turkey has grown in recent years the scale of the lighting manufacturing sector. The sector, which has been developing steadily in the value added production model, has managed to increase 10 production in the electrical lighting equipment manufacturing industry in the last 112,7 years. Stating that the lighting sector in which 4.375 company operates and which employs more than one thousand people 25 increased its exports by 2018 percent in 4,7 year and reached 466 million dollar export values, AGID President Fahir Gök declined and 15,4 declined by 727 million million 615,37 million XNUMX million XNUMX million XNUMX said that came down.
The lighting industry has started off in the last 5 years
President of AGID Fahir Gök, who made important statements about the sector before the IstanbulLight, 18th International Lighting & Electrical Equipment Fair and Congress, which will be held at Istanbul Expo Center on September 21-2019, 12, as the potential of the sector is evaluated more efficiently, He expressed his belief that the trade deficit could be closed and the net exporter position could be achieved. Gök emphasized that the foreign trade balance of electrical Lighting equipment is shrinking depending on the developments in exports and imports and that the deficit, which was 2013 million dollars in 444,59, decreased to 2018 million dollars in 149,35 thanks to the measures taken by the Ministry of Industry and Technology and the great performance of the sector. drew. Referring to China's Ministry's work on the lighting industry to invest in Turkey in the Sky, "recent new collaborations, acquisitions scratch, you'll hear a lot of new companies setting up. geography where Turkey is very important and indispensable to China and found "he said.
We are on the way to becoming a net exporter
Stating that the sector has a strong potential especially in terms of product and quality standards, human resources and logistics infrastructure, AGID President Fahir Gök stated that their goals are to adapt to new global trends, to compete with new competitors, especially in Asia, and to have more say in rapidly growing markets in our immediate environment. stated that. ATMK and organized by ınformamarkets with AGID strategic partnership ıstanbullight 12th International Lighting & Electrical Supplies Exhibition and Congress for the sector to new markets and opportunities for cooperation offers to Turkey and the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe, the Balkans, the CIS countries and Asia 6.500 He added that more than 230 companies from the sector will take place in IstanbulLight.
Public energy efficiency policies can boost domestic market 10-15 percent
Particularly in recent years, ATMK Chairman of the Board of Directors of ATMK, which draws attention to the issue of energy efficiency, which has become increasingly important in recent years and is among the strategic objectives. Dr. Sermin Onaygil said that the domestic lighting market for electric lighting equipment offers significant growth potential. Applying this potential is closely related to the policies and projects to be implemented by the public sector, Onaygil said that the domestic market will grow by 10 to 15 billion dollars per year if the domestic market imposes obligations to stimulate the renewal market, such as the implementation of smart city projects focused on the change of LEDs. He predicted that it can reach up to.
New target of the sector: Creating more added value with original design
Our country is not yet at desired levels in lighting technology, but the last yıllardaözg design ATMK President stating that we start to stand out in Onaygil every two years held ıstanbullight Trade in and simultaneously 18 to 19 September date "Qualified Lighting in Turkey," the main theme of the 12th National Lighting Congress stated that they will realize. Stating that their aim is to focus on issues that will add value and direction to the sector, Onaygil said, “It is a subject that needs to be filled in as required for qualified lighting. The most important thing is that your human resources, infrastructure, vision, knowledge and production characteristics must have the technology of world standards. While design and technology can only earn a few currencies in an externally dependent production, you can earn 10, 20 or even 100 times if you can make original design. As our sector, this should be our aim and what we want. There are also problems in the global world, but these opportunities can turn into important gains if evaluated well. ” said.
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