The companies in Istanbul, have applied to ICOC for 105 thousand 888 activity certificates, 326 thousand 20 foreign trade certificates including certificate of origin and A.TR movement certificate at the time when the first Covid-19 case has been seen on between 11th of March and 21st of May in Turkey.
ICOC President Şekib Avdagiç says that “The environment is becoming convenient for Turkish capital to buy global brands and companies which are decrepit because of the coronavirus. It is required to be ready for the global purchasing which may enrich.”
Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ICOC) President Şekib Avdagiç, said that “Extension of short-time working application as a second by 3 months more after 30th June, will contribute to firms to leave the difficulties of pandemic periods behind themselves.”
Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ICOC) Chairman of the Board, Şekib Avdagiç says that the boards in South East, North East and West have an important role in Turkey’s foreign trade, and that the number of vehicles going out of these boards, has decreased in the first period of the outbreak, but now the numbers have catched the 95 percent of the time before the pandemic.
Istanbul has been placed on 27th of the line in Europe while proceeding 40 lines and being placed on 44th in the world’s 424 congress cities in last year. Istanbul Chamber of Commerce President Şekib Avdagiç, says that “The more than 6 international meeting with a thousand participants at least which will be organised on this year in Istanbul has been postponed because of the Covid-19. We are working on a new congress and meeting schedule for 2021 and our first target is to be placed on first 20 in the line.”
Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ICOC) President Şekib Avdagiç says that there is no problem about the point of Turkey’s internal e-commerce and that “We should arrive at a place in terms of cross-border e-commerce on next term. When we look at the month of April, online shopping has been done for the first time with the more than 3 million credit cards which have never done any shopping at e-commerce up to now”.
Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ICOC) President Şekib Avdagiç, expressed that “we shall touch our mothers who we can not kiss their hands because of Covid-19, through the spring flowers with full of hope on Mother’s Day in this year.”
Istanbul Chamber of Commerce as a pathfinder prepared the visuals including warning messages such as “Covid on My Mind”, “Do not Forget Using Contactless Card”, Do not Mention the distance of 1.5 meters” while the stores are speeding up their operations to commence again.
Istanbul Chamber of Commerce President Şekib Avdagiç said in the Chamber Council meeting which is organised as regular and monthly that “We have to keep producing to protect the sensetive links of our economy chains. Acoording to the numbers we have to come back to life without being captive of Covid-19. We will open the life again with producing.”Avdagiç highlighted the success of Turkish bussiness world with their performance in medical equipment production and its fight against Covid-19, and spoke like that “Turkish bussiness world did not only product the mask, but also it indicated its capability on the production of the machine producing the mask and its software as well.”