Turkey-South Africa Business Forum set to meet

Businessmen from the "biggest 50 companies" of South Africa will come to Istanbul and have talks within the scope of the forum.

Turkey-South Africa Business Forum set to meet

Turkey-South Africa Business Forum will take place in May 24-26, 2010 in Istanbul.

Turkish Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK), which will organize the business forum, released a statement and said the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) President Rifat Hisarciklioglu and South Africa's Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe will chair the forum.

Businessmen from the "biggest 50 companies" of South Africa will come to Istanbul and have talks within the scope of the forum. They will talk with the Turkish entrepreneurs who are willing to boost investments in South Africa.

South Africa comes forefront with the importance it attaches to security in mining. There are the 9 biggest companies of South Africa, acting in coal and other mining areas, in the businessmen delegation that will travel to Turkey.

Representatives of companies in areas of construction, weapons, telecom, furniture and banking sectors will also be holding talks within the scope of the forum.

According to the estimations of International Consultancy company Grant Thornton, World Cup brought 2.6 billion USD contribution to South Africa's economy. 1.5 million USD of this amount will be directed spent.

The Business Forum will be a platform for businessmen who are eager to establish links for business connections.

DEIK Executive Board member and chairman of Mersin Chamber of Trade and Industry Serafettin Asut said they were planning to build a joint production installation in South Africa together with Molefe Holding and its partners. Pre-protocol of the joint investment is expected to be signed during Turkey-South Africa Business Forum.


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