3 Thousand Ship with Foreign Flags Passed to Turkish Flag: Ahmet Arslan, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, 1 from the 6 bin boat with foreign flags, despite the Turkish ownership of the yacht, kotra and yachts, reducing the VAT rate to 3 and resetting the excise duty. Thousands of the Turkish flag passed by specifying, "6 thousand boats in the near future to wait for the Turkish flag, the sea is equipped with stars." He said.
Minister Arslan, said in a statement, as a government that they attach great importance to maritime industry and provide all kinds of support for the development of the sector, he said.
In the last 14 year, Arslan underlined that important steps have been taken towards maritime operations and that Turkish maritime industry has improved considerably with the support of the SCT-free fuel to the sector, the supports for sea transportation and the facilities provided to the manufacturer.
Arslan noted that before the AK Party rulers came to office, the Turkish maritime sector was on a black list, and that the Turkish maritime sector was listed as a white list with a variety of arrangements and carried it to a respectable position.
- Dolar We invested a billion dollars in the ship industry dolar
In the 14 annual process, 3 has been invested close to $ 1 billion to the ship industry. Arslan said:
Durum Today, our ship industry has reached around 2,5 billion dollars per year. According to 2003, the sea trade fleet grew above the 4 level and reached the size of 8,8 million DWT from the size of 28 million DWT. The Turkish maritime trade fleet grew faster than the 110 fleet on the DWT basis. Currently Turkey, in tonnage terms of fleet size ranks among the world's first 15 country. "
Arslan said that since 2004 there was no SCT-free fuel support for the sector, 12 said that 5,8 billion pounds were not collected in the annual process and support for sea transportation was provided in this way.
- Ra Great support for Turkish flag “
Minister Arslan, the maritime sector, as well as work on the growth of the Turkish-owned ships in the Turkish flag to make arrangements for the transition said.
Turkey in the Turkish territorial waters and the marina is owned Arslan stated that foreign-flagged vessels plying up 6 thousand, of attracting foreign flag vessels for different reasons said they made arrangements to ensure the transition to the Turkish flag. The latest arrangement to make the Turkish flag attractive 27 was published in the Official Gazette in January reminiscent of Arslan, said:
Için In addition to the regulation of customs duties by the enacted law, the VAT is reduced to 1, the excise duty on all taxes, duties and duties, such as SCT, stamp duty, import duty, and the foreign flag carrying the Turkish flag without changing the time limit. extremely attractive opportunity familiar. Transition formalities, bureaucracy were simplified and facilitated. After this regulation, a very fast transition process took place. According to the statistics of the sector, 6 thousand Turkish-owned foreign flagged boat around the thousand, today as the Turkish flag 3 thousand passed. We expect to see the entire 6 bin boat in Turkish flag and equip our seas with a star. X