Wednesday, 25 April 2018
Logistics Landing from Belgium to Turkey

Prince Philippe, Belgian heir to throne, paid an “Economic Mission” visit to Turkey between 15 and 19 October together with approximately 300-person group of businessmen.




belgium_turkeyIn the scope of the visit where discussions were held regarding many sectors, varying from construction to energy, from environmental technologies to chemistry, and specifically logistics, a goodwill agreement was signed for the improvement of the maritime trade between the two countries. Prince Philippe who spoke in the Turkish-Belgian Business Forum held within the scope of the visit said that the Belgian companies wish to find more business partners from Turkey. Philippe stated that an important cooperation potential between the two countries in terms of information and communication technologies, logistics, construction, infrastructure works, renewable energy, and banking technologies is available. Economy Minister Zafer Çağlayan recommended the Belgian businessmen to track Turkey, which will make 250 billion dollars’ investment to energy and transportation, more closely.

In the sessions of discussions conducted in Izmir within the scope of the Turkish visit by the Belgian group, the steps to be taken for the improvement of the maritime trade between the two countries were discussed. As a result of the discussions, a goodwill deed was signed for entering into a maritime agreement forthwith for the improvement of the maritime lines, specifically for the Antwerp, Zeebrugge, and Gent Ports, change of technical staff, and port management and operation.

 

Copyright © 2012 ESM Published. All Rights Reserved.