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TURKEY QUICKENS THE STEPS TO A LOW CARBON ECONOMY WITH THE EU…

Press release…

The European Union (EU) pioneers green incentives and creates jobs for women and youth with the funds it provides to countries.

While 65 thousand people are employed through 16 thousand supports provided projects in Turkey, 20 percent of the Instrument for Pre-Accession (IPA) investments has been carried out by women.

On the other hand, the low-carbon economy continues to be shaped by the Green Deal, which constitutes the European Union’s roadmap for climate crisis, global warming and sustainability.

According to the Aegean exporters, who declared 2020 as the “Year of Sustainability”, focusing on sustainable growth benefits the society and adds value to the investors and determines the future of our world.

During the online video conference organized by Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EİB) with the participation of European Union Head of Financial Cooperation and Project Implementation General Manager Bülent Özcan, projects and grants were discussed of which Turkey might be benefited, in the new era of EU to proceed up to 2027.

Customs Union should be updated, Visa Liberalization Dialogue should gain speed…

Jak Eskinazi, Coordinator of Aegean Exporters’ Associations said that EU market covers 50 percent of Turkey’s exports so it is very important zero customs for exports and imports.

Stating that the scope of the Customs Union, valid for 24 years between Turkey and the European Union also awaiting updating, should be modernized by enlarging as soon as possible, Eskinazi said, “The acceleration of the works regarding this Visa Liberalization Dialogue is important for the continuation of our relations with determination.”

“Our trade decreased by 18 percent in the first 7 months and by 8 percent in July. We hope that travel restrictions on European Union countries will be lifted soon,” Eskinazi added.

“The Green Deal, which includes many studies such as the climate law and carbon limit tax, which the European Union has created to combat global warming in this new period, is one of the most important issues on our agenda,” Eskinazi concluded…

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