The trade delegation visits organized by the Ministry of Commerce with the exporters around the world continue to be carried out in a virtual environment without slowing down under the conditions of the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19) epidemic.
General trade delegation programs, which cannot be realized due to travel restrictions and measures under the Kovid-19 measures, are implemented with the instruction of the Minister of Trade Ruhsar Pekcan, and "virtual trade delegation" organizations with the organization of the ministry.
Accordingly, the first virtual trade delegation was held on 13-15 May for Uzbekistan.
Uzbekistan opening of the General Trade Mission, ministry officials, Turkey Exporters Assembly (TIM) and with the participation of Tashkent Commercial Counselor, while a video conference for the firms, the company has also conducted bilateral talks in a virtual environment.
Operating in the Uzbekistan Virtual Commerce Delegation program in cereals, pulses, oilseeds and products, wet / dried fruit and vegetables, chocolate and sugar products, aquaculture and animal products, olive and olive oil, agricultural machinery, cold storage and food packaging industries. 16 Turkish and 44 Uzbek companies participated.
With the virtual trade delegation, the distant ones are getting closer
The virtual trade delegation programs will continue on 27-29 May 2020 with the Kenya Virtual Trade Delegation covering the food and fast moving consumer goods sectors such as personal care products, cleaning products, baby products.
For India, which is among the target countries determined by the Ministry, between 15-19 June, nuts and products, cereals, pulses, oil seeds and products, dried fruits and products, fruit and vegetable products, aquaculture and animal products, ornamental plants and products. A virtual trade delegation program covering the tobacco, olive and olive oil, food and non-food fast consumption products, agricultural machinery, cold stores and air conditioning sectors will be realized.
On 22-23 June, these events will continue with the South Korea Virtual Trade Delegation covering the plastic and metal kitchenware, glass and ceramic household items, home / bathroom products and home textile sectors.
A general trade delegation to Germany, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Bulgaria and Pakistan is planned to be organized in the coming period.
"Virtual Special Skilled Buyers Delegation" will be organized for big chains
On the other hand, the first sectoral trade delegation is held on the virtual platform by the Istanbul Chemicals and Products Exporters' Association in the building chemicals and paint industry, for Colombia and the surrounding Latin American countries. Colombia and Latin American countries for the environment and ongoing virtual trade delegation from Turkey as well as 13 companies from Colombia 15, joins 10 companies, including 25 from neighboring countries.
In addition, Virtual Special Skilled Buyer Programs, which will be organized for one company at a time, will be started in a short time in order for exporters to conduct business negotiations with large retailers, wholesalers and supermarket chains operating abroad.