Turkish, Spanish businesspeople meet in Istanbul

Turkish and Spanish businesspeople gathered on Tuesday in a meeting in Istanbul with an eye to boost business and commercial ties.

Turkish, Spanish businesspeople meet in Istanbul

Turkish and Spanish businesspeople gathered on Tuesday in a meeting in Istanbul with an eye to boost business and commercial ties.

The Turkish-Spanish Cooperation Meetings -- co-hosted by Turkey's Foreign Economic Relations Board and the Council of Spanish Chambers of Commerce and Industry -- brought together over two hundred business people from 23 Spanish and more than 100 Turkish companies.

Delivering a keynote speech at the opening of the meetings, Zeynel Abdin Erdem, president of the Turkish-Spanish Business Council, said Turkey was among Spain's top 10 list of strategic trade partners, which he said was sign that commercial relations would develop further in the future.

Erdem said the trade volume between the countries had quintupled in the last last ten years to reach 7.8 billion USD in 2009, adding that the figure was expected to stand at 9 billion USD this year.


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