Over 100 com­pa­nies join cam­paign against in­fla­tion

Daily Sabah (Turkey) - - Business -

THE num­ber of com­pa­nies pledg­ing their sup­port for the dis­count cam­paign ini­ti­ated via the en­flasy­on­la­mu­cadele.org.tr web­site cre­ated within the scope of the All-Out Fight against In­fla­tion Pro­gram ex­ceeded 100 in one day.

Sup­port for the Full-Scale Fight against In­fla­tion Pro­gram and the dis­count cam­paign ini­ti­ated within its scope is grow­ing rapidly. As the num­ber of com­pa­nies par­tic­i­pat­ing in the dis­count cam­paign launched via the en­flasy­on­la­mu­cadele. org.tr web­site, through which the pro­gram was in­tro­duced, ex­ceeded 100 in one day, with many as­so­ci­a­tions, cham­bers and com­pa­nies pledg­ing their sup­port for the pro­gram.

The num­ber of or­ga­ni­za­tions and in­sti­tu­tions that pledged their sup­port for the dis­count cam­paign ini­ti­ated via en­flasy­on­la­mu­cadele.org.tr, launched yes­ter­day with the hash­tag #TürkiyeKazanacak (Turkey will win), in­creased rapidly. Over 100 in­sti­tu­tions in­clud­ing Koç, Sa­bancı, Boyner, Ecza­cıbaşı, Yıldız, Doğuş Group, Te­knosa, Koç­taş, Şok, A101, Metro, Mi­gros, Car­refour, BİM, D&R, Bey­men, Fabrika, Net­work, Kiğılı, Da­mat, the In­de­pen­dent In­dus­tri­al­ists’ and Busi­ness­men’s As­so­ci­a­tion (MÜSİAD), the In­dus­try and Busi­ness As­so­ci­a­tion (TÜSİAD), the In­ter­na­tional In­vestors’ As­so­ci­a­tion (YASED), the Union of Cham­bers and Com­mod­ity Ex­changes (TOBB), Sin­paş REIT, Bereket Sig­orta, Atatürk For­est Farm and Zoo (AOÇ), and Turk­ish Grain Board (TMO) an­nounced their sup­port for the project.

Fi­nance and Trea­sury Min­is­ter Berat Al­bayrak stated that the pro­gram, which was ini­ti­ated un­der the aus­pices of the pub­lic to sup­port Turkey’s fight against in­fla­tion, was aimed at the vol­un­tary sup­port of the pri­vate sec­tor. All com­pa­nies wish­ing to con­trib­ute to the pro­gram were asked to make a min­i­mum 10 per­cent dis­count on their prod­ucts and ser­vices by the end of the year.

In Septem­ber, in­fla­tion hit 24.52 per­cent on a year-on-year ba­sis, up 6.3 per­cent from the pre­vi­ous month, ac­cord­ing to the Turk­ish Sta­tis­ti­cal In­sti­tute (TurkS­tat). In­fla­tion climbed for the sixth straight month, hit­ting its high­est level in al­most 15 years.

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