The Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT) commissioned the Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association (CIECA) to hold the “The 9th Joint Meeting of Taiwan-Turkey Business Council” with the Turkey-Taiwan Business Council, Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DEIK) at the Taipei International Convention Center on April 27. The meeting was co-chaired by Mr. Jummy Chu, Vice Chairman of the CIECA and Mr. Oguz Karayegen, Chairman of the DEIK. Welcoming remarks were delivered by Mr. Volkan Chih-Yang Huang, Representative of Taipei Economic and Cultural Mission in Ankara, Mr. Muhammed Berdibek, Representative of the Turkish Trade Office in Taipei, and Ms. Amelia W. J. Day, Secretary General of the BOFT under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
The webinar focused on the topics of Food & Food Machinery and Electronics & IT. Before the industry networking discussion session, keynote speeches were delivered by Chairman & CEO Mr. James Chiao of the Smart City Consulting Co., Ltd and Chief Economist Mr. Hakki Karatas of the DEIK. There spoke about “Taiwan-Turkey Smart City Opportunities” and “Turkish Economy, Business and Ivestment Opportunities in Turkey.” During the industry networking discussion session, several Turkish and Taiwanese companies introduced their products. Over 90 participants from the aforementioned industries in Taiwan and Turkey attended the webinar in order to strengthen business opportunities and industrial cooperation.