If TL-ruble area Turkey's leather export to Russia to increase
Turkish official said that Turkish leather sector would be promoted in various fashion capitals of the world including Moscow.
The head of Turkish Leather Garment Manufacturers' Association (TDKD) said on Monday that the leather sales to Russia would increase by 50 percent if Turkish lira (TL) and Russian ruble (RUB) were used in trade with this country.
Releasing a written statement, TDKD's chairperson Ramazan Hazar said that Turkish leather sector would be promoted in various fashion capitals of the world including Russia's capital city, Moscow.
Hazar said that Turkish companies would get together and act in an organized way to promote the Turkish leather sector in Russia which he called a major market for Turkey.
Commenting on the project aiming at the using of Turkish and Russian currencies in the bilateral trade between the two countries, Hazar said that Turkish leather sector's sales to Russia would increase remarkably if such project was implemented.
"Both parties are interested in this project. Accountants and finance experts from both countries are currently working on it. If it is implemented, there will be a 50 percent increase in our sales," Hazar said.
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