Stating that a more planned and predictable production structure will be created with the “Digital Agriculture Market” application and the access of small producers to the market will be easier, “Minister of Trade Ruhsar Pekcan believes that“ Digital Agriculture Market will bring a significant momentum to agricultural production and trade by bringing buyers and sellers online. . " said.
Introductory meeting of the Digital Agriculture Market and Agriculture and Forestry Minister Bekir in Pakdemirli hosted by Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak, Turkey Chambers and Stock Exchanges Union (TOBB) President Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu was performed by video conference with the participation.
In his speech, Pekcan stated that the safety and sustainability of food supply is important in terms of health and welfare. he spoke.
Noting that the importance of accessing healthy and reliable agricultural products and being a self-sufficient country in agriculture has emerged due to the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19) epidemic, Pekcan expressed his satisfaction for the implementation of an application such as the “Digital Agriculture Market”. Pekcan mentioned the importance they attach to e-commerce and digitalization as the Ministry and said:
“We are working on this issue seriously. We are implementing projects that raise awareness of SMEs and entrepreneurs in the field of e-commerce. We have launched the 'We are with SMEs as e-Commerce' campaign for our SMEs to benefit more from e-commerce. Within the scope of the campaign, certain platforms will provide discounts to SMEs on their terms and commissions. We carry out infrastructure activities for the reliable development of these applications through mechanisms such as the stamp of trust in e-commerce. ”
E-Commerce Statistics Will Be Shared
in publishing and recording of electronic commerce statistics in Turkey Electronic Commerce Information Pekcan reminiscent of the established system, "Our efforts to explain the statistics relating to e-commerce in the last stage. We will share them as soon as possible. ” used expressions.
Pekcan last year, together with TOBB "Turkey Products Specialized Exchange" s Recalling that they had implemented, through electronic product stocks trade of preserved agricultural products in the licensed warehouse that allows for over a single platform, infrastructure related to the trade of these products also reported that they continued to develop.
Pointing out that they have made it necessary to use e-invoice, e-shipment and e-producer receipt systems in the fruit and vegetable trade, Pekcan said, “We have launched the Hal Registration System Mobile Application. With this application, our consumers can read the square code on the product tags, and see the product manufacturer, production location, time and method, with which prices, how many tools it has changed so far. In this context, we carry out our works in cooperation with our Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry regarding the supply of its products both in the domestic and foreign markets. ” found the assessment.
Pekcan, Digital Agricultural Market highlighting pave the way for contract farming in Turkey, said:
“With this application, a more planned and predictable production structure will be created and it will be easier for small producers to enter the market. Important information such as whether the persons who want to register as a purchaser party to the portal are registered in the Hal Registration System, their commercial title, daily prices of the products created in the Hal Registration System will be shared with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. In addition, basic information such as the title and MERSİS number of companies and businesses registered in the trade registry will be transferred to the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.
Thanks to those who contributed to the project, Pekcan said, “We believe that the Digital Agriculture Market will bring a significant momentum to agricultural production and trade by bringing buyers and sellers online.” said.