WHO WE ARE
Aegean Exporters' Association (EIB) was founded in 1939 in Izmir comprising 12 sectors in the fields of
- aqua and animal products;
- dried fruits;
- olive and olive oil;
- forestry and wooden products;
- fresh fruits and vegetables;
- textiles and raw materials;
- leather and leather products;
- ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
With over 7.500 member companies. The annual exports realized by the members of all 12 Associations account for 8.1% of Turkeys total exports with 12.2 Billion $.
WHAT WE DO
To make studies and research concerning the production and export potential of Turkey,
To organize courses and seminars to help promote the exports of her members,
To compile data on Turkeys exports and convey these data to members and relevant institutions via regular bulletins,
To inform the members on issues such as export procedures, regulations, national and international fairs and exhibitions and import requests from abroad,
To establish and develop relations with international organizations,
To protect the interests of the members and the country as a whole,
To organize Turkish national participations to various trade fairs and exhibitions worldwide, to prepare and launch publications and activities related to export promotion.
To evaluate and approve applications of members for obtaining State subventions granted for exports.
To organize Trade Mission Programs which aim at strengthening economic and trade relations between Turkey and selected countries through pre-scheduled bilateral meetings between the entrepreneurs of the two countries.
To work for the development of the exports parallel to the general benefits of Turkey,
To establish collaboration and solidarity among the members,
The Aegean Exportess Associations work for increasing Turkeys export revenues, expanding the range of exports products as well as finding new markets.
Especially in the recent years, the Aegean Exporters Associations has diversified the scope of her activities in order to be of better service to companies.