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NOVEMBER 2018 ISSUE: 126

TURKISH MACHINERY MADE AN APPEARANCE AT EIMA

TURKISH MACHINERY WHICH PARTICIPATED IN EIMA FAIR HELD IN BOLOGNA IN ITALY WITH TARMAKBİR AND POMSAD ASSOCIATIONS WHICH ARE THE MEMBERS OF MAKFED PLAYED AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN CREATING AWARENESS TOWARDS TURKISH MACHINERY SECTOR WITH ITS ADVERTISINGS WHICH IT PUBLISHED AT THE FAIR AREA AND IN THE CENTRAL POINTS IN THE CITY AND THE LOBBY ACTIVITIES IT REALIZED.

Turkish Machinery has significantly contributed to the strengthening of the Turkish machinery sector’s image by participating in EIMA Fair of which 45th session was held in Bologna in Italy between the dates of 7-11 and which is considered among the most prestigious organizations in the world in terms of agricultural machinery.

Turkish firms obtained the chance to introduce their new products and technologies to visitors coming from various countries of the world during the fair which lasted five days in Italy which brought 70 billion dollars volume global exportation powers together and which is among the top four in our machinery market. This year one thousand 950 firm participated in the fair which opened its doors with green, component, energy, irrigation and multifunctionality themes. Turkey represented by 74 firms in the organization which was visited by 371 thousand people became the second firm to participate in the fair with the most firms abroad. Various conferences and meetings concerning mechanization, agriculture technology and agriculture policies during the fair.

TARMAKBİR AND POMSAD ALSO PARTICIPATED IN THE FAIR

As the representatives of the Turkish Machinery, Chairperson of the Board Directors Kutlu Karavelioğlu, Board of Directors Member Zeynep Erkunt Armağan, Central Anatolian Exporter Associations Machinery Departmental Manager Mehtap Önal and Machinery Departmental Expert Şeyda Yıldız Sarıca also participated in the Fair. Representatives of TARMAKBİR and POMSAD associations which are the members of the MAKFED provided information concerning Turkish machinery sector and its members to the visitors by attending to the Turkish Machinery stand. A brochure prepared by Turkish Machinery and giving information about the location and products of Turkish firms and booklets indicating Turkey’s machinery exportation data also were presented to the visitors.

BOLOGNA WAS FURNISHED BY THE ANNOUNCEMENTS OF TURKISH MACHINERY

The advertisements emphasizing that the Anatolia is a part of the geography in which the settled agriculture was realized for the first time in the history with the motto of “We own the lands where it all began” played an important role in creating awareness towards the Turkish machinery sector by taking place in Piazza Galvani which is in the city center, at the bus used in local transportation, on various banner and cup announcements, on the official website of the fair and fair catalog beginning from the Bologna Airport. Information concerning Turkish machinery manufacturing sector, economical situation and investment opportunities were provided to the relevant organization and persons by the Turkish Machinery during the bilateral discussions and meetings within the scope of the fair.

“TURKISH AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY SECTOR HAS A SIGNIFICANT EEXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE”

Kutlu Karavelioğlu, Chairperson of the Board Directors of Turkish Machinery and Machinery Exporters Association, who made comments about the fair emphasized that the world decided to grow with the agriculture and aliveness and foreign visitor profile of EIMA confirmed this situation. Karavelioğlu stating that the World’s machinery exportation has increased by 10% added that world agricultral machinery exportation has increased by 52% and reached to 73 billion dollars. Karavelioğlu who drew attention that Turkey is a powerful country in terms of machinery and equipments for agricultural investments continued his words: “Our government supports agriculture with 7 billion dollars annually, and there exist trade surplus at the same rate in the sector. We have developed geeenhousing technique and integrated it with our renewable energy resources. We don’t have to be bound to importation for irrigation equipments. 90% of the market is local in terms of tractors. We are rapidly improving our machineries to be used in the smart agriculture applications. Our success in this area is not accidental because there is not Turkish Machinery’s any quality or technology lack in not only in the agricultural machinery field, but also in any branch of the machinery sector. While our products’ productivities are continuously rising, increase in the exportation unit prices is the response of our experience and investments resulting from many years.”