Thursday, October 24, 2013

11 Turkish cosmetic firms arrive Nigeria on trade mission

A total of Eleven Turkish cosmetics manufacturers have arrived Nigeria on special trade mission for a high-level business meetings with leading importers and manufacturers of cosmetics in Nigeria.

ITRealms gathered that from Tuesday, October 29th, the Turkish cosmetics manufacturers will hold a series of business meetings and close deals with selected leaders in the Nigerian cosmetics sector and provide fast track support for the cosmetics sector in Nigeria.

Sources close to the delegation informed that the visit was spurred by the growing strategic importance of Nigeria as a key emerging market and the increasing reputation of Turkey as a world class manufacturer and a reliable supplier of top quality goods and cosmetics.

The Turkish cosmetics sector is particularly growing and realized over $1 billion in export value in 2012 alone. With Nigeria's large population and equally growing cosmetic industry, Nigeria and Turkey are poised for stronger ties and a mutually beneficial trade partnership.

The delegation from Turkey,  will consist of 11 companies, two senior representatives of IKMIB Istanbul Chemicals & Chemical Products Exporters Association and the owner of the project, two representatives from the Ministry of Economy of the Government of Turkey, MetinCobanlioglu the Director  of Globrand, Coordinators of the project. The Head of the delegation is the Chairman of IKMIB Mr. Murat Akyuz

The top cosmetics companies coming from Turkey include Akdeniz Dis Tic. Gida San. Ltd. Sti.;AlfarKozmetik San. A.S.; BeyazKozmetikIth.Ihr.San.ve Tic. Ltd. Sti.; DogatekIcve Dis. Tic Ltd. Sti.; IpekIdrofi I Pamuk San. ve Tic. A.S.;NucosKozmetikKimya San.ve.  Tic. Ltd. Sti.; PinkarKimyaSanayiive Tic.A.S.; RebulKozmetik San.ve Tic.A.S.; SCK Zeta Dis TicaretPazarlama Ltd. Sti.; SebatKimyaSanayiIcve Dis Ticaret A.S. and TurkuazMedikal, Kozmetikve Dis Ticaret Ltd. Sti.

Mr. Akyuz, the leader of the delegation, pointed out that the Turkish cosmetics cluster is a special project aiming to increase international trade as well as boost the exports  of a selective group of companies. The group has been selected from the most competitive manufacturers in the sector.
So far, he said, the project have organized many activities in abroad, namely in Panama, Mexico, Paraguay and Chile, noting that those companies coming to Nigeria for this visit are among the world's best.
Turkish products, he said, are of high quality European standards, just as they also have the advantage of competitive prices, flexibility in packaging and production as well as having the shortest possible delivery periods.

"Our special visit here reflects our commitment to Nigeria and our recognition of its importance as a key strategic market.  We want to develop long term business relations in Nigeria with our high quality products, and also make it easier for Nigerian cosmetic manufacturers and importers to do business with Turkey," Mr. Akyuz said.

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