The Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEİK) has launched a public relations campaign; its message in a promotional video, in which 27 members of the DEİK board feature, including Ali Kibar, Fuat Tosyalı, Ali Koç and Abdurrahman Kaan, is: “We are stronger with diversity.”
China, which has released a $10 trillion import target in 10 years, is watching Turkey closely. Turkish Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEİK) Asia Pacific Business Council President Murat Kolbaşı has said China has also created an opportunity for Turkey.
The 22nd East Mediterranean International Tourism & Travel Exhibition (EMITT), an important fair for the tourism sector, started on Jan. 25.
Öztürk Oran has been elected as the temporary president of the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (İTO) after İbrahim Çağlar unexpectedly passed away at an early age.
Reina was born in Turkey’s western city of İzmir and Rafael is from Istanbul’s Beyoğlu district. Some came to Israel as children and some came only a few years ago but they left their hearts in Turkey.
Turkey’s most prominent art collectors are a group of well-known business people. Recently they have taken action to support young artist graduates.
A new breed of profiteers known as “çantacı” (baggers) have recently begun to trail contractors and property owners in financial difficulties. Their aim is to acquire real estate at bargain prices on the Anatolian side of Istanbul’s Bağdat Street, where urban transformation is taking place at full speed.
Elite Otel first started in 2003 with the Elite World Prestige in Istanbul’s Beyoğlu district. It today has six hotels along with one in the eastern province of Van.
Even though relations between China and Turkey have not been proceeding very warmly at a deeper level, they have been developing at a fast pace commercially speaking.