A Turkish delegation, including Investment Office President A. Burak Dağlıoğlu, members of parliament, executives from government institutions & NGOs, together with businesspeople paid a visit to the US on March 16-18, under the coordination of the Directorate of Communication of the Presidency of the Republic of Türkiye and Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TIM) with the aim of achieving a trade volume of USD 100 billion between Türkiye and the US. The Turkish delegation held talks on commercial diplomacy and bilateral economic relations in Washington and New York.
Speaking at a press conference at the Turkish Embassy in Washington, Investment Office President A. Burak Dağlıoğlu said, “The presence of American companies in Türkiye dates back to many years, over 2,000 American companies operate in Türkiye and there is an international direct investment inflow of over USD 14 billion." Noting that Türkiye is an important investment destination not only for US companies but also for companies from all geographies around the world, Dağlıoğlu added, “Türkiye's resilience and rapid growth make it a "safe haven" in the region."
The delegation also paid visits to the US Department of State, the Ministry of Commerce, the US Chamber of Commerce, and the Atlantic Council think-thank in Washington. The program included "Joining Forces for Prosperity: Türkiye-The US Relations" and "Turkish- American Efforts for New Horizons: Trade Goal of USD 100 Billion" panels hosted by the Türkevi Centre in New York.