The second Turkish-Arab Business Summit, organized by the IBF under the auspices of the Ministry of Commerce in Gaziantep, brought together many Turkish and Arab business people. Commerce Minister Mehmet Mouss, IBF President Errol Yarer, MUSIAD Chairman Mahmoud Asmali, Gaziantep Governor Davut Gul, Metropolitan Mayor Fatma Shahin and Iraqi Commerce Minister Ala Al Jubri, Gaziantep deputies and businessmen attended the Akkent District Congress and Art Conference.
Minister Moss said Turkey’s economy grew 11 percent in 2021, the strongest growth rate in 10 years, and they expect foreign trade to reach 600 600 billion by 2022, reaching ্যে 250 billion in export targets.
Note that the most important reason for the increase is export earnings, Moss said:
“Although Turkey’s economy grew by 11 percent in 2021, we have achieved the strongest growth rate in the last 10 years. With this strong performance, we are the fastest growing country among the G20 countries in 2021. I would like to draw attention to one of the issues here. This is the locomotive of strong economic growth that we have demonstrated in 2021. ” So, I must say that we will support this program and similar programs. Turkey has reached a record level of 225 billion exports. In 2021, the volume of foreign trade reached an estimated বিল 500 billion. This year, we will reach the target of 250 250 billion and our foreign trade will grow. .
Minister Moss said that Turkey has always shown a positive attitude towards increasing the volume of its trade with Arab countries.
Noting that Turkey’s trade volume with Arab countries increased by 14.2% over the previous year and reached .4 67.4 billion in 2021, Moss said, “We always strive to build economic relations with the Arab world, whose total domestic product is about 2.5%. Trillion dollars and population 436 million. We have a positive outlook. In 2021, trade volumes with Arab countries reached .4 67.4 billion, an increase of 14.2% over the previous year. Turkish contractors, who have successfully completed work in many geographies around the world, have undertaken more than 11,000 projects worth approximately 8 458 billion worldwide.
‘Turkey’s production and export base’
Minister Moss said Turkey had attracted 2 242 billion in foreign investment as of last March. Referring to Turkey as a major manufacturing and export base, Muse said: “Within the framework of trust in Turkey and its economy, our country has attracted growing foreign investment of about 2 242 billion as of last March. “With the advantage of its location, Turkey is a major manufacturing and export base Our country offers vast opportunities for investors, including renewable energy, chemistry, tourism, health, infrastructure. And superstructure projects, communications technology, information technology and automotive. “
Noting the importance of Turkey’s strategic position, Mouss continued:
“Turkey has isolated itself with a population of 1.3 billion and a market offer of 26 26 trillion, covering Europe, the Middle East and North Africa and Central Asia within a four-hour flight. Turkey’s strategic location is from Tokyo to New York. It has 16 different time zones. Offering easy and one-day access to the market, all these features make Turkey an important center for investment.At the same time, Turkey is a customs union country.
It will be in the interest of the people to strengthen trade and economic relations between Turkey and the Arab world. It is in the interest of the people to further strengthen trade and economic relations between Turkey and the Arab world. In this regard, it is important to promote mutual trade and investment and increase our cooperation in the development of joint ventures in third countries.
MUSIAD Chairman Mahmoud Asmali said they would create new investment opportunities by enhancing Turkish-Arab relations with the summit and said:
“We believe that Turkey’s economy could grow to 300 300 billion by 2023, especially with the growth of exports and exporters. As MUSIAD, we conduct strategies around the world. In this context, we organize our organizations in these countries. Our trade diplomacy with G7 countries. In this context, more than 100 in September and October. We will go to the United States with a delegation and complete our structure there. From Turkey to Algeria, from Saudi Arabia to Yemen, from Syria to Morocco, from Pakistan to Palestine, from Malaysia to Indonesia, we We will visit different countries. We will travel to bring dynamism to the strength of leading non-governmental organizations. We will bring socio-economic cooperation between Turkey and the Arab countries. More than 1600 industrialists, entrepreneurs, we host industrialists and leading private companies in Turkish-Arab countries. ই ৷ Our goal is to solve the problems of Arab traders. We believe that bilateral relations will grow stronger. ”