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Turkey and Greece will hold a joint business forum on Wednesday bringing together hundreds of participants in Izmir, with Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci and Greek Development Minister Nikos Dendias making speeches.
Turkey’s Foreign Economic Relations Council (DEIK), the Greek Embassy in Ankara and the Union of Hellenic Chambers of Commerce and Industry are organising the event.
A total of 243 participants from Turkey and Greece have bilateral meetings at the event, but with the businessto-business meetings a total of 538 gatherings will be held overall, according to the daily Hurriyet. The event aims to promote bilateral trade and enhance investment flows between the two countries. It will also explore opportunities for Greek-Turkish trade and investment cooperation in third countries.
The forum will focus mainly on the areas of food and agricultural products, tourism and real estate, construction and building materials, shipping, transport and energy.