Balkanalysis on Twitter Briefing with Ankara Chamber of Commerce, March 2011

Skopje, Macedonia– On March 5, 2011 Director Chris Deliso conducted a briefing with Yakup Kiriş of the Ankara Chamber of Commerce (ATO/ Ankara Ticaret Odasi), near the end of a five-day fair on Turkish Export Products at Skopje’s International Fairgrounds (SAEM).

In the briefing, Mr Kiriş offered his views on issues affecting Turkish export trends to Macedonia, and stressed the overall attractiveness of Macedonia as an export market and generally receptive nature of the country for foreign investors. He emphasized the important role non-governmental organizations such as the Ankara Chamber of Commerce play in Turkey’s foreign trade promotion.

Established in 1923, the Ankara Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, private institution that provides support and development for companies in Turkey’s capital city. With over 100,000 members, the Chamber is the leading body for supporting Ankara-based firms in areas ranging from business education, health and insurance to competitiveness, technical assistance and consulting. The ISO 9000-certified Chamber is a member of the Turkish Union of Chambers. is an American research and analysis firm that provides dedicated coverage of the Balkan and Eastern Mediterranean regions, in areas ranging from politics and security to economics and culture. It draws on the expertise of its broad network of field analysts and reporters representing a number of various countries and professional backgrounds.

Balkanalysis Briefings is a regular series in which correspondents of, sometimes in affiliation with partner organizations, engage with representatives of companies, governmental institutions, non-governmental groups and other organizations professionally involved with the Balkan and Mediterranean regions in order to gain insight into issues, trends and other factors affecting present and future developments in the area. This process contributes to better analytical and prognostic research, allowing to better serve its readers, while also providing Briefings partners an opportunity to make their products, services and goals better and more clearly known among those most actively involved with the region.

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