Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey

Hisarcıklıoğlu at Ordu Commodity Exchange

17.03.2023 / Ordu

The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Türkiye (TOBB) President M. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu visited the Ordu Commodity Exchange and conveyed his good wishes to Ordu CE Chairman Ziver Kahraman, Assembly Speaker İdris İşe, Board of Directors and Assembly Members.​

Speaking at the visit, Hisarcıklıoğlu said that Türkiye is mobilizing together to help the earthquake regions. Hisarcıklıoğlu said, “Today, 70 provinces were there, we had 363 chambers and commodity exchanges, 43 of them were in the region, when I looked at the others in the region, everyone from all our cities and districts to the disaster areas pitched in. Everyone will send whatever is needed so far our community has sent close to 5,000 trucks, 6 aircraft and 7 ships to the region carrying 5,700 tents 1,418 containers as of now 4,000 generators 120,000 heaters have been sent. Our mobile kitchens are working there, and I hope that in the month of Ramadan, we will have food at suhoor and iftar.”

Stating that work should be carried out for the revival of the economy of the earthquake regions, Hisarcıklıoğlu said, “Let's do whatever we have the opportunity to do. There are new works and projects that we will contribute to here. In particular, we contribute to e-commerce marketplaces to market their goods to other provinces with zero commission from this region. We need to support these provinces, we need to restore the economic activity there because it covers almost 11 percent of the Turkish economy, we need to support them.”

Hisarcıklıoğlu added that they have also started a housing mobilization for earthquake regions.

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