Turkey seeks to raise its trade with Latin America to 35 billion dollars


Cengiz Doge, head of the Turkish and Brazilian Business Council of the Council for Foreign Economic Relations (DEIK), said that the council aims to increase Turkey’s trade volume with Latin American countries from $15 billion to $30-35 billion in 5 years.

Doge said that Turkey is striving to strengthen its trade relations with all Latin American countries in the coming years.

He added that the Turkish Foreign Economic Relations Council invited all investors in Latin America to go to Turkey and invest in it.


He continued, “We have informed all investors of the privileges granted by the Turkish government to foreign investors.”

He pointed out that the volume of trade exchange between Turkey and Brazil is currently around 5 billion dollars, and that this figure is likely to rise in the coming years.

He stated that the number of Colombian tourists arriving in Turkey during the past year reached a record high of 14,000.