Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry leading its members to success in the hearth of world trade, is getting ready to make one more move to give acceleration for trade in Bursa. A new unit of the Turkish Trade Centre, which operates in New York in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy and the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM), will be presented to the representatives of the Bursa business world in Moscow, the capital city of Russia. BTSO members who went to Russia for B2B meetings had the opportunity to closely examine the preparations on 32,000 square meter area, where textile, apparel, furniture and leather sectors will be located.
Program held in Russia goes on at full steam within the International Competitiveness Development Projects (Ur-Ge). BTSO Members of Board of Directors, Mr. Hasan Gürses, Mr. Nuri Körüstan and Mr. Şükrü Çekmişoğlu as well as Bursa Delegation visited Turkish Trade Centre to be established. Companies operating in the textile, ready-wear, leather and furniture sectors will have parts in Moscow Turkish Trade Centre located on the land of 32.000 m2 in total. Companies can rent offices taking almost 100 square meters space in the centre in which 8.000 square meters space will be assigned for each sector. Companies will find the opportunities to rent showrooms for 7.5 Euro per square meter thanks to support given in the centre such as rent, promotion and office design at the rate of 75%.
TURKISH TRADE CENTRE WILL PROVIDE ADVANTAGE FOR US”
Mr. Ömer Vural, Representative of Fabra Tekstil, who made evaluations on Turkish Trade Centre, stated that the opportunities offered would be a great advantage for them. Vural said “an important project to promote export will be carried into effect. I would like to thank BTSO for its service offered to Bursa business world.”
Mr. Cemal Eyüpoglu, one of the stakeholders of Melodi Company, stated that he participated in informative meetings about the Trade Centre which will be opened to serve Bursa business world in Moscow, said “Having visited this place, we had much more positive thoughts. I would like to thank the BTSO, who has carried the crucial projects into effect to introduce our industry to the world and support them. "
Mr. Mehmet Deniz, Business Manager of Minimi Deniz Company, said that Turkish Trade Centre provide them with low-priced chances. Mr. Deniz thanked BTSO so much and said “The centre is roomy. It will provide us with chance to trade with low prices.”
“WE WILL MAKE THE CUT OF 1 MILLION DOLLAR THANKS TO TURKISH TRADE CENTRE”
Mr. Hasan Gürses, BTSO Member of Board of Directors and head of committee, said “After the military and political crises between the two countries, 7-billion- dollar export of Turkey to Russia decreased by 1.7 billion dollars in 2016. He also mentioned that he believes that Ur-Ge activities will enhance Turkey’s efficiency in Russian market.” Bursa business world decrease from 650 million dollars to the level of 100 million dollars. Our exports have risen again since problems were resolved. There is an increasing interest of Russian companies in our fairs that we have carried out in Bursa, especially Junioshow, and in our buyer delegation organizations within the Commercial Safari. We aim to make Bursa business world’s exports to Russia to the level of 1 billion dollars with the establishment of Turkish Trade Centre.
PREPARATIONS ON 32 SQUARE METER AREA
“The Turkish Trade Centre, which will be established on 32.000 square meter area in Moscow, offers our companies the opportunity to benefit from the most important supports such as transportation, storage, security, promotion and rent expenses. Physical adjustments are going on rapidly. I hope, we will take the Turkish Trade Centre into service with low prices for Bursa business world in a short time. Our companies will contribute to our foreign trade here.”
Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry brought two floors of the centre located in 5th Avenue regarded as the one of the most thoroughfares in New York that is the heartland of the world’s economy into use for companies in textile and service contracts business in July.