USEFUL LINKS

 

Istanbul - Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Istanbul

 

Economy of Turkey

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Turkey

 

INVEST IN TÜRKIYE (PDF newsletter)

https://www.invest.gov.tr/en/news/newsletters/pages/default.aspx

 

XE Currency Converter: 1 USD to TRY

https://www.xe.com/

 

Istanbul Chamber of Commerce

https://www.ito.org.tr/en

 

Turkey’s Top 10 Exports (2019)

  1. Vehicles: US$26.2 billion (15.3% of total exports)

  2. Machinery including computers: $16.5 billion (9.6%)

  3. Iron, steel: $9.9 billion (5.8%)

  4. Knit or crochet clothing, accessories: $9.1 billion (5.3%)

  5. Electrical machinery, equipment: $8.7 billion (5.1%)

  6. Gems, precious metals: $7.3 billion (4.3%)

  7. Mineral fuels including oil: $7.3 billion (4.3%)

  8. Articles of iron or steel: $6.5 billion (3.8%)

  9. Clothing, accessories (not knit or crochet): $6.5 billion (3.8%)

  10. Plastics, plastic articles: $6.3 billion (3.7%)

http://www.worldstopexports.com/turkeys-top-10-exports/

 

YellowPages.com.tr - Turkey's Largest Business Directory

https://en.yellowpages.com.tr/

 

List of companies in turkey - Business YellowPages

http://www.business-yellowpages.com/turkey

 

TURKISH SHIPPING COMPANIES

https://www.euro-maritime.com/index.php?option=com_mtree&task=listcats&cat_id=272&Itemid=137

 

Istanbul, Turkey Business Events | Eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.com/d/turkey--istanbul--85679237/business--events/

 

Trade Shows in Turkey 2020 - 2021

https://www.eventseye.com/fairs/c1_trade-shows_turkey.html

 

Calendar of Exhibitions and Trade Shows in Turkey 2020 - 2021

https://www.expointurkey.org/

 

Republic of Turkey – Ministry of Trade (Ticaret Bakanlığı)

https://www.trade.gov.tr/

 

Top 100 Turkey Events

https://10times.com/top100/turkey

 

106 Trade Fairs in Turkey from January 2021

https://www.tradefairdates.com/Fairs-Turkey-Z220-S1.html

 

Exhibitions in Turkey 2020-2021

https://exposale.net/en/exhibitions/all/33/all

 

Your Money: Do you have what it takes to run an import/export business?

https://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/20/your-money/20iht-mexport.1.5372910.html

 

CNR Food Istanbul – Food and Beverage Products, Food Processing Technologies Fair

http://cnrfoodistanbul.com/index.aspx

 

Import Regime

https://www.ticaret.gov.tr/gumruk-islemleri/sikca-sorulan-sorular-frequently-asked-questions/english/import-regime

 

CONTAINER DIMENSIONS

https://legsil.com/index.php/tools/container-dimensions

 

SHIPPING CONTAINER DIMENSIONS

http://www.thefalconfreight.com/container-sizes/

 

Understand shipping container specifications and shipping methods

https://incodocs.com/blog/shipping-methods-types-and-containers-explained/

 

Time and Date

https://www.timeanddate.com/

 

Calendar for Year 2021 (Turkey)

https://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/?year=2021&country=4

 

National Holidays in Turkey in 2021

https://www.officeholidays.com/countries/turkey/2021

 

ALL-IN-ONE PACKAGE TRACKING | 17TRACK

https://www.17track.net/en

 

Track & Trace Your Shipments

https://track24.net/

 

VesselFinder: Free AIS Ship Tracking of Marine Traffic

https://www.vesselfinder.com/

 

My Ship Tracking Free Realtime AIS Vessel Tracking Vessels

https://www.myshiptracking.com/

 

Turkey Finds Energy in Black Sea as Erdogan Vows a New Era

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-08-19/turkey-discovers-energy-in-black-sea-as-erdogan-vows-new-era

 

Maps of Turkey | Detailed map of Turkey in English

http://www.maps-of-the-world.net/maps-of-asia/maps-of-turkey/

 

High resolution detailed road and political map of Turkey

http://www.vidiani.com/high-resolution-detailed-road-and-political-map-of-turkey/

 

Turkey ranks 7th among best countries to live and work

https://www.dailysabah.com/turkey/2019/07/05/turkey-ranks-7th-among-best-countries-to-live-and-work

 

Turkish exports reach all-time high of over $180B in 2019

https://www.dailysabah.com/business/2020/01/03/turkish-exports-reach-all-time-high-of-over-180b-in-2019

 

Turkish products hit Qatar shelves as blockade remains

https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkish-products-hit-qatar-shelves-as-blockade-remains--114175

 

Qatar-Turkey investment ties set to expand, says envoy

https://m.gulf-times.com/story/645241/Qatar-Turkey-investment-ties-set-to-expand-says-envoy

 

Gaining ground: Building a global reputation for exporting high-quality products

https://oxfordbusinessgroup.com/overview/gaining-ground-building-global-reputation-exporting-high-quality-products

 

High demand for Turkish goods in Iran, business association says

https://www.dailysabah.com/economy/2018/10/03/high-demand-for-turkish-goods-in-iran-business-association-says

 

THE QUALITY INFRASTRUCTURE OF TURKEY

https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/tbt_e/05_c_p5c_turkey.pdf

 

Turkish exporters in the Mediterranean Region aim to increase exports by 25%

https://www.freshplaza.com/article/9195328/turkish-exporters-in-the-mediterranean-region-aim-to-increase-exports-by-25/

 

Turkish Exports to Balkan Countries Rise Rapidly

https://balkaninsight.com/2018/06/21/turkey-s-export-to-balkan-countries-increases-22-per-cent-06-21-2018/

 

Turkish Elevators are Lifted Up to the World Stage at CNR Expo

https://www.elevatorworld.com.tr/eng/z_turkish_elevators_are_lifted_up_to_the_world_stage_at_cnr_expo.aspx

 

The Uniqueness of The Turkish Market

https://wakagate.com/the-uniqueness-of-the-turkish-market/

 

Turkey sees nearly 28,000 newly established firms in Q1

https://www.aa.com.tr/en/economy/turkey-sees-nearly-28-000-newly-established-firms-in-q1/1808182

 

Turkey seeks to be among top 10 countries: Erdogan

'Our dream is to make Turkey one of the top 10 countries in terms of democracy and economy,' Turkish president says (02.04.2018).

https://www.aa.com.tr/en/economy/turkey-seeks-to-be-among-top-10-countries-erdogan/1106069

 

Turkey to become 5th largest economy in the world by 2030, Standard Chartered predicts

https://www.dailysabah.com/economy/2019/01/09/turkey-to-become-5th-largest-economy-in-the-world-by-2030-standard-chartered-predicts

 

Import Export agents – Turkey

https://www.europages.co.uk/companies/Turkey/import%20export%20agents.html

 

Business-to-business (B2B)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business-to-business

 

Sign up with EUROPAGES for free

Create your company's page right now – it is easy, and it is free!

https://promote-your-business.europages.com/EN/free-listing-registration.html

 

What are good quality parameters for tomato suitable for processing tomato paste?

https://www.researchgate.net/post/Dear_all_would_you_tell_me_the_good_quality_parameters_for_tomato_suitable_for_processing_tomato_paste_also_physicochemical_properties

 

How to Judge quality of tomato paste?

http://www.sinotom.com/quality/how-to-judge.html

 

Turkey introduces domestic hand sanitizer BOREL

https://www.aa.com.tr/en/energy/energy-security/turkey-introduces-domestic-hand-sanitizer-borel/28990

 

Material Safety Data Sheet or MSDS Used on Ships

https://www.marineinsight.com/marine-safety/material-safety-data-sheet-or-msds-used-on-ships/

 

9 Reasons Why I Love Istanbul

https://farmingselfie.com/why-i-love-istanbul/

 

Import Export Business – 15 Top Tips and 12 Startup Ideas

https://www.abtslogistics.co.uk/import-export-business/

 

THE INTERNATIONAL FREIGHT ASSOCIATION

https://www.ifa-online.com/

 

British International Freight Association

https://bifa.org/

 

Turkish Cargo

https://www.turkishcargo.com.tr/en/products-and-services/general-cargo

 

Turkey's exports hit $12.5 billion in August 2020

https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkeys-exports-hit-12-5-bln-in-august-157908

 

Turkey Export Data

https://www.exportgenius.in/export-import-trade-data/turkey-export.php

 

Turkey: Deposit interest rate

“Bank deposit interest rate, percent, in Turkey, August 2020: For that indicator, we provide data for Turkey from January 2002 to August 2020. The average value for Turkey during that period was 17.01 percent with a minimum of 6.34 percent in May 2013 and a maximum of 65.92 percent in January 2002. Click on the following link to see the values of Bank deposit interest rate, percent around the world.”

https://www.theglobaleconomy.com/Turkey/deposit_interest_rate/

 

Stories told by their owners… Why has Turkey become a major attraction for Arab immigration?

https://www.tellerreport.com/news/2020-09-05-stories-told-by-their-owners----why-has-turkey-become-a-major-attraction-for-arab-immigration-.HkVSuLZED.html

 

SAHIBINDEN.com (an online classifieds and shopping platform).

https://www.sahibinden.com/en

 

Turkish TV sector is recognized for the quality of its productions and content, and each year its products are enjoyed by more than 400 million viewers worldwide.

https://www.itohaber.com/haber/english/202513/turkey_left_its_mark_on_mipcom.html

 

Turkey’s president wants people to buy this homegrown phone instead of the iPhone

https://thenextweb.com/asia/2018/08/15/turkeys-president-wants-people-to-buy-this-homegrown-phone-instead-of-the-iphone/

 

Letter of credit

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Letter_of_credit

 

TOP 50 WORLD CONTAINER PORTS

http://www.worldshipping.org/about-the-industry/global-trade/top-50-world-container-ports

 

Turkish English Dictionary

https://tureng.com/en/turkish-english

 

TURKISH STEEL EXPORTERS' ASSOCIATION (Çelik İhracatçıları Birliği)

http://www.cib.org.tr/en/

 

Istanbul Foreigners Office

http://www.istanbulforeignersoffice.com/en/

 

Mobile Phone Registration (2020 February Update)

http://www.istanbulforeignersoffice.com/en/students/mobile-phone

 

Ex Works (EXW)

https://www.investopedia.com/terms/e/exw.asp

 

Turkish Exporters See Political Strife with Saudis Hitting Trade

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-10-02/turkish-exporters-see-political-strife-with-saudis-hitting-trade

 

Pasaportlarda önemli değişiklik (Important change in passports)

https://www.hurriyet.com.tr/ekonomi/son-dakika-pasaportlarda-onemli-degisiklik-41629807

 

Erdogan: Turkey proud to help Africa against virus

Turkey does not see African countries as markets for Turkish goods, seeks win-win cooperation, says president

https://www.aa.com.tr/en/health/erdogan-turkey-proud-to-help-africa-against-virus/2000232

 

Turkey’s armed drones bolster Erdogan’s hard-power tactics

Nagorno-Karabakh is latest overseas conflict where Turkish-produced weapons have been deployed

https://www.ft.com/content/8e9e9892-2bf2-4912-a6cd-46b5c09cbff6

 

Türkiye İhracatçılar Meclisi (Turkish Exporters Assembly)

https://tim.org.tr/

 

A Guide to Verified Gross Mass (VGM) For Shipping

https://www.marineinsight.com/guidelines/verified-gross-mass-vgm-for-shipping/

 

Informal Saudi ban on Turkish goods hits global fashion retailers

https://www.ft.com/content/38de1748-c231-4351-9634-ae0bd8014716

 

Turkey’s Top Trading Partners

  1. Germany: US$15.4 billion (9% of total Turkish exports)

  2. United Kingdom: $10.9 billion (6.3%)

  3. Italy: $9.3 billion (5.4%)

  4. Iraq: $9 billion (5.2%)

  5. United States: $8 billion (4.7%)

  6. France: $7.6 billion (4.5%)

  7. Spain: $7.6 billion (4.5%)

  8. Netherlands: $5.4 billion (3.2%)

  9. Israel: $4.4 billion (2.5%)

  10. Russia: $3.9 billion (2.3%)

  11. Romania: $3.8 billion (2.2%)

  12. United Arab Emirates: $3.5 billion (2.1%)

  13. Egypt: $3.3 billion (1.9%)

  14. Poland: $3.3 billion (1.9%)

  15. Belgium: $3.2 billion (1.9%)

http://www.worldstopexports.com/turkeys-top-import-partners/

 

Turkey's economy to contract sharply this year, first since 2009 - Reuters poll

OCTOBER 21, 2020

https://www.reuters.com/article/turkey-economy-poll-idUSKBN2760Z4

 

Turkey - Trade contacts

https://www.intracen.org/country/turkey/trade-contacts/

 

The Different Names of Istanbul

https://realestatenewsturkey.com/the-different-names-of-istanbul/

 

Search and compare over 1.6 million products from 5,300 retailers

https://www.pricerunner.com/

 

Soda Taxes in Europe

https://taxfoundation.org/soda-taxes-europe-2019/

 

Turkey, Africa’s New Favorite Import Destination

January 30, 2019

https://www.waystocap.com/blog/turkey-africa-favorite-import-destination/

 

What is the maximum amount I can send with my PayPal account?

https://www.paypal.com/us/smarthelp/article/what-is-the-maximum-amount-i-can-send-with-my-paypal-account-faq732

 

Turkey's e-commerce volume to reach $240B in 2021

https://www.dailysabah.com/business/tech/turkeys-e-commerce-volume-to-reach-240b-in-2021

 

COST OF LIVING AND PRICES – PRICES OF FOOD, RENT, SHOPPING

https://www.numbeo.com/

https://traveltables.com/

https://www.expatistan.com/

https://www.expatarrivals.com/

https://costoflivingreports.com/

 

Pasteurized vs. Aseptic (UHT) Milk

https://foodsafety.foodscience.cornell.edu/sites/foodsafety.foodscience.cornell.edu/files/shared/documents/CU-DFScience-Notes-Milk-Pasteurization-UltraP-10-10.pdf

 

HOW TO CHOOSE AWSOME NAME FOR IMPORT EXPORT COMPANY

https://exportimportpractical.com/choose-import-export-company-names/

 

The best Import and Export trade shows and conferences in 2020 and 2021

https://tradefest.io/en/tag/import-and-export

 

Top 100 Online Events

https://10times.com/top100/online

 

Social Media Marketing

https://www.eventbrite.com/d/online/social-media-marketing/

 

B2B Events

https://www.eventbrite.com/d/online/b2b/

 

Container tracking

Track containers for 135 companies here

https://www.track-trace.com/container

 

Trace shipments by Bill of Lading No., Container No., Booking No.

https://www.shipmentlink.com/servlet/TDB1_CargoTracking.do

 

Track Your Container

Best Online Container, Logistics & Shipment Tracking System

https://www.ldb.co.in/ldb/containersearch

 

Container Tracking and Container Shipping Platform

https://shipsgo.com/live-map-container-tracking?query=

 

Ease of doing business index

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ease_of_doing_business_index

 

Independent Industrialists and Businessmen Association (Müstakil Sanayici ve İşadamları Derneği, MÜSİAD)

http://www.musiadexpo.com/en/

 

Jeff Bezos is on track to become a trillionaire by 2026 — despite an economy-killing pandemic and losing $38 billion in his recent divorce

https://www.businessinsider.com/jeff-bezos-on-track-to-become-trillionaire-by-2026-2020-5?r=US&IR=T

 

Investors welcome change of tack as Turkey unveils big rate rise

https://www.ft.com/content/9bfc8bb1-ca40-4d3a-bb8a-6bf29c8af7e3

 

Istanbul Wallpapers (High Resolution)

https://allhdwallpapers.com/istanbul-turkey-wallpapers/

 

Why do business in Turkey?

http://cnrfoodistanbul.com/index-slider-subpage.aspx?MainSliderID=6129&ln=2

 

Why foreign importers do not buy from you?

https://exportimportpractical.com/why-foreign-importers-dont-want-buy/

 

HOW TO START AS AN EXPORT-IMPORT AGENT/BROKER

https://exportimportpractical.com/start-as-an-export-import-agent/

 

Tradesns Net.&Tech. (Dalian) Co. Ltd

https://www.tradesns.com/en/

 

Export Portal

https://www.exportportal.com/

 

Does import/export business is profitable?

https://www.quora.com/Does-import-export-business-is-profitable

 

The most comprehensive and updated Import & Export Global Trading Data

https://www.cic-tp.com/en/

 

How to Ship a Container to Africa?

https://www.waystocap.com/blog/how-to-ship-a-container-to-africa/

 

Get your instant ocean freight quote

Shipping, trucking, customs, and insurance in just seconds

https://www.icontainers.com/

 

OECD: Global GDP to return to pre-pandemic levels in 2021

https://www.dw.com/en/covid-vaccine-coronavirus-global-economic-recovery-for-2021/a-55775341

 

The Pros and Cons of Email Marketing

https://www.bigfootdigital.co.uk/the-pros-and-cons-of-email-marketing

 

IMPORT AND EXPORT PROCEDURE(S) & DOCUMENTATION

https://exportimportpractical.com/export-import-procedures-and-documentation/

 

Poultry exports to China to add annual $20M to Turkey’s economy

https://www.dailysabah.com/business/economy/poultry-exports-to-china-to-add-annual-20m-to-turkeys-economy

 

US capital to declare Dec. 5 Turkish coffee culture day

https://www.aa.com.tr/en/americas/us-capital-to-declare-dec-5-turkish-coffee-culture-day/2066268

 

How to Effectively Advertise Your Export/Import Business?

https://www.waystocap.com/blog/how-to-effectively-advertise-your-export-import-business/

 

List of countries by English-speaking population

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_English-speaking_population

 

Unsplash: The internet’s source of freely usable images

https://unsplash.com/

 

SHIPARRESTED.com is an extensive network that facilitates the fast and efficient arrest or release of ships with coverage in over 1,000 ports around the globe.

https://shiparrested.com/

 

Turkey toughens curfew measures amid coronavirus surge

https://apnews.com/article/pandemics-turkey-recep-tayyip-erdogan-coronavirus-pandemic-europe-999f6271110ad87713d7835cb643e5fa

 

Turkey continues with daylight saving time permanently

https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkey-continues-with-daylight-saving-time-permanently-137461

 

Merkezi Cihaz Kayıt Sistemi (Central Device Registration System)

https://tuketici.btk.gov.tr/merkezi-cihaz-kayit-sistemi

 

EU leaders approve sanctions on Turkish officials over gas drilling

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/dec/11/eu-leaders-sanctions-turkey-gas-drilling

 

22 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Istanbul

https://www.planetware.com/tourist-attractions-/istanbul-tr-is-i.htm

 

13 THINGS TO DO IN ISTANBUL

https://theplanetd.com/12-things-to-do-in-istanbul/

 

Public may need to wear face masks until next winter despite coronavirus vaccine rollout

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/public-may-need-to-wear-masks-for-another-year-despite-vaccine-rollout-b225867.html

 

News headlines in Turkey. Turkish newspapers.

https://www.haberler.com/gazeteler/

https://www.gzt.com/gazeteler

 

UK defense chief commends Turkish combat drone

https://www.dailysabah.com/business/defense/uk-defense-chief-commends-turkish-combat-drone

 

Istanbul Commerce Newspaper (issued by Istanbul Chamber of Commerce)

https://www.itohaber.com/bolum/82/english.html

 

The Central Registry Number System (Merkezi Sicil Kayıt Sistemi (MERSIS))

https://www.cailliau-colakel.av.tr/en/the-central-registry-number-system-mersis-3/