Each year, the Turkish Ministry of Commerce provides several export supports for exporter companies in line with its own strategic plans and Turkey's export target. One of those is the additional export supports for the export that will be to the target and priority countries, determined by the Market Entry Committee.
Following the end of the 2018 - 2019 period, within the framework of the developments in the global economy and the political conjuncture, 17 Target Countries and 28 Priority Countries were determined by the Market Entry Committee for the 2020-2021 period.
2020-2021 Target Countries (17 Countries)
- United States of America
- The South African Republic
- South Korea
2020-2021 Priority Countries (28 Countries)
- United Arab Emirates
- The Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Ivory Coast
In this context, the countries above are the countries that are focused on during the Board of Trade activities, depending on the sector.
Also, within the framework of the “Notification About Supporting Foreign Units, Brands and Promotion Activities 2010/6”, 10 points of additional support are provided for all Target and Priority Countries.
Within the scope of “Notification About Supporting Foreign Units, Brands and Promotion Activities 2010/6”; in the case of the activities of the Cooperation Organizations of Turkey Business Centers (TTM) within the scope of 17/B of the mentioned notification the exports are related to Target and Priority Countries, the rate of the support is increased by 15 base points.
Within the scope of “The Notification about Market Research and Market Penetration Support 2011/1”, 10 points of additional support is provided for the Sectoral Board of Trade Programs towards target and priority countries.
Source: Ministry of Commerce, www.ticaret.gov.tr