According to the statement made by the Ministry, Minister Muş will make an opening speech at the 11th International Business and Investment Conference-Sarajevo Business Forum within the scope of his contacts that will begin tomorrow.
Sarajevo Business Forum is the largest business and investment conference in Southeast Europe. The Forum is supported by the public sector (Bosnia and Herzegovina Council of Ministers and the Sarajevo Canton Ministry of Economy) and the private sector (Bosnia Investment Bank, Islamic Development Bank, Dubai Islamic Bank) as well as international organizations (Regional Cooperation Council, USAID, UNDP).
Within the scope of the Forum, a sectoral trade delegation from Turkey, which includes the construction, building materials and consumer goods sectors, will also take place in the organization of the Eastern Black Sea Exporters’ Unions General Secretariat (DKİB).
The first day session of the two-day program will be held with the participation of business and political leaders from the region and the world. On the second day of the forum, sector-based panels and bilateral meetings will be held for business circles.
At the Forum, business and investment circles in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the countries in the region will meet with business partners and investors from all over the world.
Minister Muş, who will participate in the Sarajevo Business Bridge Award Ceremony, will also meet with the Minister of Foreign Trade and Economy Staşa Koşaraç and the Prime Minister of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Fadil Novalic within the scope of his visit.
Minister Muş’s contacts with Spain
Muş will go to Spain to co-chair the 2nd Term Meeting of the Turkey-Spain Economic and Trade Joint Committee (ETOK-JETCO) to be held in Madrid on May 13.
Within the scope of the visit, Muş will hold a bilateral meeting with the Spanish Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism Maria Reyes Maroto Illera.
All aspects of bilateral trade between Spain and Turkey will be discussed at the ETOK-JETCO 2nd Term Meeting to be held under the co-chairmanship of the Minister Muş and the Spanish Minister.
At the meeting, the 2nd Term Protocol of the Turkey-Spain Economic and Trade Joint Committee will be signed.
Under the chairmanship of both ministers, a roundtable meeting will also be held with the leading business people of the two countries. Here, views will be exchanged with private sector representatives on trade and investment relations between the two countries.
Within the scope of his visit, Minister Muş will also meet with Turkish business people operating in Spain and will receive senior managers of Spain’s leading investor companies.
The bilateral trade volume between the two countries increased by 35 percent in 2021 compared to the previous year and reached 15.9 billion dollars. This figure was recorded as the highest trade volume recorded between the two countries to date.
In the same year, exports to Spain increased by 43.8 percent and reached 9.6 billion dollars. Turkey had a foreign trade surplus of 3.3 billion dollars in its trade with Spain in 2021.
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