'Turkey-Macedonia trade volume expected to reach $1 bln'

State Minister Nimet Cubukcu said Thursday trade volume between Turkey-Macedonia amounted to 327 million USD in 2007 and the figure is expected to reach 1 billion USD within next three years.

'Turkey-Macedonia trade volume expected to reach $1 bln'
Turkish State Minister Nimet Cubukcu said Thursday Turkish and Macedonian economies complete each other and both countries should make good use of such an advantage.

The 5th term meeting of Turkish-Macedonian Joint Economic Committee (JEC) took place in Ankara.

Cubukcu and Macedonian Minister Adnan Kahil attended the meeting.

Taking the floor in the meeting, Cubukcu said trade volume between the two countries amounted to 327 million USD in 2007 and the figure is expected to reach 1 billion USD within next three years.

Turkish investments in this country would amount to 130 million USD, she stated.

Projects in the areas of telecommunication, energy and natural gas in Macedonia are important opportunities for Turkish companies, Cubukcu said.

On the other hand, Kahil invited Turkish businessmen to his country and said Turkish and Macedonian companies could cooperate in several areas such as energy and organic agriculture.


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