Transport and Infrastructure Minister M. Cahit Turhan, "Geographic advantages of the Istanbul Airport, the Eurasia Tunnel, the Marmaray, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge as supporting the giant transportation and infrastructure investments in Turkey, logistics is also very important element is the e-commerce ecosystem regional and are part of a global actor . " said.
Minister Turhan, the first phase of the Izmir-based e-commerce activities planned to be implemented at the meeting organized by the PTT at the Izmir Chamber of Commerce for the promotion of the new generation e-marketplace “PttTRade Smart E-Marketplace” that enables buyers and sellers to trade internationally.I epttavm.coHe said that the platform was put into service in 2012 and 6 million products of more than 500 suppliers are exhibited on the platform.
In the course of changing world trade environment in which to develop e-commerce in terms of Turkey's economic goals of this portal Turhan said that the functioning of utmost importance, he said:
“The digital world is moving at a speed that is a candidate to replace conventional trade, as it changes our habits with the opportunities it offers. Now, social life and commercial life are somehow shaped over the internet. The Internet, on the one hand, changes and transforms individuals' perceptions and habits about consumption, on the other hand, it offers great opportunities for transactions, especially SMEs, to develop their marketing, culture and strategies in opening up to the world. ”
E-commerce with “ptttrade.com”
PTT, which was not indifferent to all these developments, opened today.I ptttrade.coTurhan said that he intends to bring a new breath to e-commerce transactions with, “This platform will primarily make the marketing and sales of products and services produced in our country to the whole world much more effective. Of course, we aim to be the most comprehensive and widest platform of our country in this field with the new markets it will create. ” said.
Turhan, Turkey's telling that the target of 2023 billion pounds of e-commerce in 350, "I ptttrade.co" un said that he believes will make a significant contribution to the realization of this objective.
Turkey's geographical position, Turhan stated that an important place in international trade, continued as follows:
"Geographic advantages of the Istanbul Airport, the Eurasia Tunnel, the Marmaray, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge as supporting the giant transportation and infrastructure investments in Turkey, logistics is also very important element is the e-commerce ecosystem regional and are part of a global actor. Our country is a candidate to play a leading role in the e-commerce sector with its geographical location, trained human resources, innovative transportation and infrastructure solutions as well as applications required by the digital age. Today, logistics, warehousing, supply, such as the delivery of the main components of the digital solution effectively used in e-commerce as one of the latest steps taken by Turkey will be the Smart E-Marketplace in ptttra. "
“Coming soon at 5G”
Turhan, Turkey in 2017 showing 37 percent increase over the previous year, e-commerce volume by specifying that reached 42,2 billion pounds, "We know, however, E-total retail market trade ratio remained below the developing country with 4,1 percent. I believe that this difference will be closed with the services provided by our ministry's information and communication infrastructures. ” He spoke in the form.
Informing that the number of broadband subscribers reached 72 million with investments and the number of mobile band subscribers reached 80 million, Turhan said, “5G is coming soon. We aim to increase the fixed broadband subscriber density target to 30 percent. We will increase the mobile broadband subscriber density to 100 percent. Fiber cable length is 81 thousand 300 kilometers today, we will increase this to 4 thousand kilometers in the next 338 years. ” used expressions.
Turhan stated that internet usage rates are at 73 levels, and that:
“Our people tend to shop online more and more. In 2018, the number of people shopping on the internet has exceeded 17 million 325 thousand, which has increased by 5 percent compared to last year. In our country, 10 out of every 8 households have internet access. Communication opportunities for households, which were 2017 percent in 80, increased to 2018 percent in 84. All these give clear ideas about the future of e-commerce internet shopping. Undoubtedly, our dynamic structure that is prone to trade and integrated with the world will be more proactive in e-commerce in the coming years. ”