Turkey, Croatia eye $1 bln trade volume

Croatian businessmen could take part especially in infrastructure projects in Turkey, Popijac said.

Turkey, Croatia eye $1 bln trade volume

Turkish State Minister Cevdet Yilmaz had a meeting with Croatian Minister of Economy, Labour & Entrepreneurship Djuro Popijac in his office in Turkish capital of Ankara on Tuesday.

Delivering a speech in the meeting, Yilmaz said that global economic crisis affected whole world, but Turkey weathered it successfully. "We expect that Turkey will reach more than 7 percent economic growth in 2010," he said. Turkey showed a great economic performance, he said.

In regard to trade volume between Turkey and Croatia, Yilmaz said that the two countries should work to boost the figure.

Croatian Economy Minister Popijac said that the two countries should increase trade volume to 1 billion U.S. dollars.

Croatian businessmen could take part especially in infrastructure projects in Turkey, Popijac said.

"Our doors are always open to Turkish entrepreneurs. Croatia has a great potential in the areas of energy, tourism, traffic and water industry. Turkish businessmen can invest in these areas. We have numerous important projects in the energy sector," Popijac said.

Croatian minister said Turkish economy was very successful and they were impressed by economic developments such as economic growth figure in Turkey.


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