Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank stated that the recovery in the real sector has started and positive signals have come and said, “Be sure, we will make our industry more resistant to all kinds of shocks and keep them alive in all cases.” used the expression.
Minister Varank participated in the DEİK Talks program organized by the Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEİK) via video conference.
AUTOMOTIVE FACTORIES ARE WORKING
Expressing that electricity consumption in OIZs has started to increase since the beginning of May, Varank said, “All automotive main factories are working. There are also recovery in textiles. The food, chemical, pharmaceutical and packaging industries have strengthened their strength with the epidemic. We regularly meet with industry representatives and OIZ administrations. As the Ministry, we focus on the steps to realize this potential. We will make our industry more resistant to all kinds of shock and keep it alive in all cases. ” said.
COVID-19 SCANNING ON OIZS
Noting that the other critical policy of the normalization process is the Covid-19 tests they initiated in OIZs, Varank said, “We are starting scanning tests in Istanbul, Bursa, Tekirdağ, Manisa and Gaziantep soon. We want to put this system into operation in all OIZs by the end of May. ” he spoke.
Explaining that they follow the leading indicators of growth on a regular basis, Varank said, “We monitor the data of industrial production, capacity utilization rates, manufacturing orders and electricity consumption in the industry almost instantaneously. Our main priority is to ensure a permanent recovery on the production front. ” said.
MACHINE CALL RESULTING
Touching on the Technology Oriented Industry Move Program, Varank said, “We designed an end-to-end support mechanism. We support buyer and seller at the same time. We will conclude the call we opened in the machinery industry soon. In the coming months, our program will be activated for other priority sectors. We expect you to apply to our calls with your local or foreign partners. ” he spoke.
ACTIVE ECONOMY DIPLOMASY
Varank, noting that Turkey will be one of the world's leading new era of regional supply centers, will shape the roadmap stakeholders with an active economy and said that they would pursue diplomacy.
We did not stop the wheels
Speaking at the conference, DEİK President Nail Olpak said, “We have not stopped the wheels of the economy with the support of our state, our business world, our financial world, our employees. We know that the winners of the new period will be those who can manage the process by relying on their business partners without breaking the supply and supply chain. ” said.