23. Speaking at the Eurasian Economic Summit in Turkey Exporters Assembly (TIM) Chairman Ismail Shot, and logistics centers in the export of higher-volume products will become even more important in the new era, he said.
Speaking at the Eurasian Economic Summit Turkey Exporters Assembly (TIM) Chairman Ismail Shot, and logistics centers in the export of higher-volume products will become even more important in the new era, he said.
Turkey Exporters Assembly (TIM) Chairman Ismail Shot, higher volume products specifying their logistics centers in exports would become more important in the new era, "we can answer literally demand towards our country in the new era, we need to improve our production capacity. Turkey should adopt the principles of maximum sustainability in production and exports with emphasis on the green economy must be documented in this area. " said.
In his speech at the 23rd Eurasian Economic Summit organized online by the Marmara Group Foundation, Gülle emphasized that the summit took place at a time when the world economy and world politics were undergoing very important transformations.
Stating that a period in which production wheels stopped and trade contracted at an extraordinary scale all over the world, Gülle said, "The Turkish exporter has produced whatever the conditions of the day require, with its production capability and experience, even in this difficult period, and successfully exported to 207 countries."
Underlining that the transformation process that is currently ongoing in global supply chains has accelerated with the pandemic, Gülle said, "Especially the high dependence of developed countries on China in the import of industrial goods and the risks created by this situation trigger a new era in global trade." used the expressions.
US and reducing their imports from China and other developing countries with the EU and plans to more imports from other countries transfer Roses, primarily in the textile and apparel industry, including many in the sector from Turkey, said that the start of the quest for the supply of substitute goods to China.
Pointing out that logistics centers will gain more importance in the new period in the export of higher volume products, Gülle said, “We need to improve our production capacity in order to fully respond to the demand directed to our country in the new period. Turkey should adopt the principles of maximum sustainability in production and exports with emphasis on the green economy must be documented in this area. " said.
"In the new period, e-export will get a bigger share from the cake"
Reminding that in the first six months of this year, the e-commerce volume increased by 64 percent compared to the same period of the previous year and reached 91,7 billion dollars, Gülle underlined that this statistic shows that e-exports will take a bigger share from the cake in the new period.
Reminding that they entered this year with a renewed record goal and completed the first two months of the year above the target, Gülle said, “However, with the month of March, the pandemic caused an unprecedented contraction in world trade. In September, our exports reached a record 16 billion 13 million dollars. " He spoke in the form.
That Turkey also aims to have maximum benefit from the restructuring of global supply chains Roses pointing, he said:
"Turkey stands out as an alternative supplier to China. China and Turkey These two major trends in the global markets seem to have been made competitors. However, today's conditions no longer necessitate a sharp competition but cooperation and competition with cooperation. Therefore, Turkey and China should not spend their energy cooperation to competition in all areas. A belt should be used as a road project is the most important element to be installed in the new era of cooperation between China and Turkey. "
"Turkey and positively differentiated in Istanbul epidemic"
Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya stated that we have passed through a period when it is understood how important health is as a whole humanity and said, “All production, industry, trade, economy and culture industries have come to a standstill. We have given up all the standards we have created and made concessions. We will continue to live in this manner until we are sure of our health. While the economic indicators fluctuated in all countries, our country and Istanbul positively differentiated. " said.
Yerlikaya, Turkey's human-oriented economy, that aid and differentiation from other countries Recalling the spirit of solidarity, "thanks to the city hospital capacity problem did not happen. Beyond meeting our own needs in medical supplies, we delivered assistance to other countries. All treatments were and continue to be provided free of charge. There was no disconnection in the supply chain or the supply of goods and the needy were reached with solidarity. " used the expressions.
Turkey's incentives for employment in this period, short-time working allowances, tax benefits and continuing that run their economies wheel with credit facilities pointing Yerlikaya, "There are some predictions for the new economic order but can not say it was clarified that order. Even if it is not what we are used to, this stormy sea will definitely have a port. Looking at the indicators, we can see the economic progress in Istanbul. We strive together with all sectors. " he spoke.
"We must turn Anatolia into a production base"
Mustafa Gültepe, President of the Istanbul Ready-to-Wear and Apparel Exporters Association (İHKİB), stated that the supply chain in the fashion industry has changed, and that ready-to-wear brands have seen the disadvantages of remote procurement and long-term stocking by living in the epidemic period.
Gültepe, European brands, products from the area near the recording of stock and they will supply at least the country can return quickly, this new situation for Turkey stressed that a major advantage.
Reminding that they spend almost 70 percent of their ready-to-wear exports to EU countries and England, Gültepe said, “We can increase our share in the EU market in the new period. On the other hand due to a trade war with China have turned to Turkey from the United States. The USA is a huge market of 100 billion dollars in ready-to-wear. While our total ready-to-wear exports decreased by 9 percent in 8,7 months, our exports to the USA increased by 20 percent. We believe that we can turn the new situation into an opportunity and increase our exports to the USA to 1,5 billion dollars first and to 5 billion dollars in the medium term. " found the assessment.
Drawing attention to the need to prepare collections at shorter intervals for European brands, Gültepe said, “We must create capacity for US brands with new factories with large production scale. As we said in the Four-Four Plan, which makes up our roadmap, we must turn Istanbul into a fashion center and Anatolia into a production base. " The description was found.