The 2019 export stars of the chemical industry, whose vital importance was once again understood in the pandemic process, were determined. The awards given by the Istanbul Chemicals and Products Exporters Association (İKMİB) every year in order to honor and encourage its member companies in the chemical industry for their success in exports have also been found this year. 28 companies that entered the top 5 in 140 categories were awarded at the İKMİB Export Stars Award Ceremony, which was organized online for the first time due to a pandemic.
The chemical sector, which is a strategic sector that touches many sectors directly or indirectly by producing raw materials, semi-finished products and products, has achieved a great success by breaking an historical record with an export of 2019 billion dollars in 20,6. a share in the chemicals sector 11,44'lük percent of Turkey's total exports, grew 2019 percent in 18,54. Plastics in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals from rubber, from so many different sub-sectors until the paint from medical representing about 7 thousand exporting companies IKMIB was more than 50 percent of Turkey's total chemical exports.
The stars of exports, which had a large share in this success of the sector and realized the highest amount of chemical exports in 2019, were determined. The 2019 İKMİB Export Stars Award Ceremony, held for the fifth time this year, was held online. IKMİB's first online award ceremony organized by İKMİBtube It was broadcast live on its channel and website. TCE. Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan the grace of Turkey Exporters Assembly (TIM) President Ismail Shot and Istanbul Chemicals and Chemical Products Exporters' Association (IKMIB) Chairman Adil it Pelister join, moderated Oylum Talu his award ceremony was held on July 7, 2020 . At the 2019 İKMİB Export Stars Award Ceremony, 28 firms that entered the top five in 140 categories in total in chemistry sub-sectors and product groups were announced. 2019 export champion in the first three companies in the chemical industry, Refining and Petrochemical Socar Turkey, was China's Domestic and Foreign Trade Inc. with Eti Mine. Socar Turkey Refinery and Petrochemical Vice President Reza Bozoklar, Eti Mine Works General Directorate of Marketing and Sales Department and China's President Omar Fork Domestic and Foreign Trade Co., Ltd. Glass and Chemicals Vice President Mahmut Kurşun attended the ceremony with a video conference and made his speeches.
Ruhsar Pekcan: “The chemical industry is one of the strategic sectors for our country”
Speaking at the award ceremony organized by İKMİB, one of the important roof organizations of the chemical industry, TC. “This award ceremony will also be the first award ceremony of exporters' unions in digital media,” said Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan. Organizing such an award ceremony in the pandemic process, rewarding our achievements will encourage us for our next steps and goals. There will be morale and motivation for the business world. The chemical industry is one of the strategic sectors for our country. We aim to attract more investments to Turkey in the chemical industry. We started the normalization process in our country together with Europe. We managed this process very proactively in our country. We, as the Ministry, have put into practice the contactless trade practice in order to minimize the economy and to affect the trade least. During this period, we worked in full harmony and coordination with all our Ministers under the chairmanship of our President. In this process, we have provided a very good example of private sector and state cooperation and solidarity together. ”
Pekcan stated that they started to receive positive signals regarding the return to normal in exports. “In June, our exports increased by 35 percent compared to our May exports. There is a 24 percent increase in our chemical exports compared to May. Hopefully, we expect this increase trend in all our sectors to increase much more rapidly and rise upwards. As the Ministry, we are more than ever willing to work in collaboration with our support. In the forthcoming period, Turkey to strengthen its position in global supply chains and more effective on the ground will not be surprising. At this point, we expect and support our chemical industry to strengthen its position in global supply chains. We invite our industry to benefit from the support we provide as a Ministry. In 2019, 171 fairs were included in the scope of support for the total chemical industry. 13 UR-GE Project continues successfully. 20 UR-GE Projects have been completed. Within the scope of the Turqualite program, 22 brands of 24 companies from the chemical industry benefit from Turqualite supports. 15 brands of 16 companies also benefit from our brand supports. We organized a sectoral trade delegation to 13 countries under the leadership of our Ministry in the chemical sector and we provided 4 500 meetings with the procurement committees. We have also taken very serious steps in digitalization. İKMİB was one of the exporters' associations that followed this closely. İKMİB realized our first Virtual Trade Delegation to Latin America. I congratulate the İKMİB management for organizing the first digital awards ceremony and the first digital trade delegation. ”
İsmail Gülle: “The target of the sector is over $ 20 billion”
For the first time in the digital environment held in 2019 IKMIB Export Stars Awards Ceremony, Turkey Exporters Assembly stating there would be conducive to an initial (TIM) Chairman Ismail Shot, despite the harsh conditions of pandemic period is at record levels in June export figures and said that would be the harbinger of a new record this result . İsmail Gülle continued his words as follows: “The determination and determination of exporters made it difficult and eliminated the obstacles. The successful test given by our exporters in extraordinary conditions is almost an engagement of how bright the future of Turkish exports is. We have exceeded the pre-epidemic figures and started our performance beyond normal. Dear Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan, took care of all problems of the export family in this difficult period. The steps taken by our Ministry of Commerce for export in the pandemic process, I believe will be the infrastructure of the export of the next period. I would like to express my gratitude to Mr. Minister for his endless support to the export family and his approach to export priority. ”
Expressing that the chemical industry has made a significant contribution to the success in exports, İsmail Gülle continued as follows: “In the last month of the normalization process, our sector 'exports to the new normal, beyond the normal' with a 10,2 percent increase. said. Our chemicals industry was the sector that exports to most countries in 1,4. This shows that our exporters have achieved market diversification in the chemical industry. In 2019, our export of chemical substances to 2019 countries increased. The architects of this success are among us today. I sincerely thank all of our award-winning exporters for their outstanding efforts. It is up to us to take this success even further. Our country's exporter holds the competitive edge in the 140 different 163-pack GTIP-coded product in the chemicals sector. Reflecting the strength of the chemical products industry with a competitive product range on the field will be the main factor that will distinguish the Turkish exporter from its competitors. Our most important target is to increase the annual exports of our industry to over 6 billion dollars even in a year where such a decrease in global trade has been experienced. We are confident that we will achieve these successes with the intense efforts of our exporters, the support of our government, the work of us and our association as TIM. ”
Adil Pelister: “The Stars of Export Awards are our pride, and making our first digital award ceremony is another occasion.”
Stating that they held the IKMIB Export Stars Award Ceremony, which they held for the fifth time this year, under the conditions described as new normal, due to the pandemic, Istanbul Chemicals and Products Exporters Association (İKMİB) Chairman Adil Pelister emphasized that the Stars of Export Award Ceremony was the pride of İKMİB. . Drawing attention to the fact that digital possibilities have brought them some firsts, Pelister said, “In May, we had our first digital trade delegation in Colombia. It is also another pride to be holding our first digital award ceremony under the roof of TİM. The first item of our election manifesto was digitalism. Since then, we have been in digital transformation with our Ministry of Commerce and TIM presidency, and we will continue to be. In 2019, we broke records in total exports as well as in our chemical exports. Our total country exports increased by 180,5 billion dollars, while our total chemical industry exports grew by 2018 percent compared to 18.5, reaching 11.4 billion dollars by taking 20,6 percent of our country's total exports. As the chemical industry in 2019, we completed the year in second place after the automotive industry. In addition to the products in our chemical industry, we also provide at least one more contribution by providing raw materials and semi-products to 27 other sectors. While there were many problems such as trade wars between the USA and China, the Brexit issue, the Iranian embargo, the Syrian war in 2019, we still broke records. In addition to breaking the export records in 2019, we carried out many activities such as our R&D delegations, international fair national participation organizations, purchasing delegations, competitions that support branding and R&D. We introduced our country and our sector in all corners of the world, signed contracts, sold our products to the world. ”
"Our efforts to establish a first in Turkey continues Chemistry Technology Center"
Commenting on the year 2020, Pelister said, “In 2020, we aimed to export 23 billion dollars as the chemical industry and we planned many organizations to reach this figure. However, due to the Corona Pandemic, an extraordinary situation covering the whole world has been experienced and still unfortunately continues to be experienced. Despite this complexity, as the chemical industry, we achieved an export figure of 2020 billion 8 million dollars as of June 640. Our exports increased significantly in June compared to the previous months. Our belief is that positive air will continue to increase in the coming months and we will reach the figure of 20 billion dollars last year. At the same time, support for the real sector, which wants to continue its production and investments by facilitating access to finance, continues. I would like to express my gratitude to our esteemed Minister of Commerce, to our esteemed Minister of Commerce, to all our precious ministers, and to our precious bureaucrats, whose presence we have always felt, since they have shown the will to make many vital decisions quickly. Now, when establishing a new world, we should be able to produce and export high-value added products and go to scale economy modeling. At this point, we have to reconsider R&D support and true innovation. As İKMİB, we will support this issue with our efforts to establish a “Chemistry Technology Center”. In this center; Accredited laboratories, digital libraries, start-up areas, conference rooms and digital solutions will meet the needs of our sub-sectors. With such a central aspect of our Turkey will be a first. I would also like to thank the Minister of Commerce for supporting our initiative to establish a chemical technology center. ”
“We have complete belief that we will be attacking again in 2021”
Pelister says it would be the largest sector in Turkey's exports before 2030, the chemical industry, said: "The new digital age, based on high technology, to see the growth by producing world class, our industry will continue to make a huge thrill. I wish God's mercy to our citizens who died due to a pandemic, especially our healthcare professionals. We fully believe that we will repair the damage in our economy with confidence in our industry and our country, that we will go on the offensive in 2021 and survive these days. Because 'We are Strong Together'. I sincerely congratulate the shining stars of the export, which received awards and received awards.
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