Turkey Chemicals Sector Council Meeting 2021 was held virtually on March 12-13 under the term presidency of İstanbul Chemicals and Chemical Products Exporters’ Association (IKMIB).
The council meeting hosted senior-level officials, including Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank, Minister of Trade Ruhsar Pekcan and Chairman of Turkey Exporters Assembly İsmail Gülle.
The event brought together representatives from public institutions, private sector and the academia. Participants discussed the current position and the future of Turkey’s chemical industry at seven exclusive sessions.
At the second session of the event – moderated by Hakan Güldağ, Chairman of Turkish daily newspaper Dünya – Deputy Minister of Industry and Technology Mehmet Fatih Kacır, Investment Office Head of Overseas Activities Department Furkan Karayaka and Chairman of IKMIB Adil Pelister elaborated on the investment needs of Turkey’s chemical industry.
The speakers reiterated their vision to establish a “National Chemicals Agency” as a result of the cooperation among all industry stakeholders.