Turkish Minister meets leading Syrian businessmen

Turkish State Minister for foreign trade Zafer Caglayan met with leading businessmen of Syria in Istanbul on Friday.

Turkish Minister meets leading Syrian businessmen


Turkish State Minister for foreign trade Zafer Caglayan met with leading businessmen of Syria in Istanbul on Friday.

Regarding the issue of Turkish Ziraat Bankasi's opening a bank in Syria with Syrian partners, Caglayan said that banking issue was very important in a milieu in which the two countries were boosting commerce.

Noting that banking system was necessary for easing commerce as well as for money transfer, Caglayan said that the issue about Ziraat Bankasi had been on the agenda for one month.

Caglayan added that business between Turkey and Syria was increasing each day.

On Thursday, head of Syrian-Turkish Businessmen Council Abdul-Kadder Sabra spoke at Syria-Turkey Business Council meeting organized by Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK), and said that Ziraat Bankasi might establish a bank in Syria with Syrian partners within six months. Sabra also said that trade volume between Turkey and Syria amounted to 2 billion USD.


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Last Mod: 19 Şubat 2010, 11:06
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