We’re in the process of commencing trade Turkey

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We are a precision engineering company. Please can you anyone provide me with their experience of working in this market. Payment terms, preferred currency, credit and trade insurance requirements and any best practice recommendations. We it will be worth going through an agent/distributor in country.

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Hi Craig

Welcome to Open to Export!

You can find a wealth of Turkey related articles, events, opportunities and previously answered questions here:

http://opentoexport.com/countries/turkey/

I hope this helps

Kind regards

Gemma

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Dear Craig,

I want to share with you the contact details of our Trade Manager specified in Engineering sector.

Basak Toker
basak.toker@fco.gov.uk
+90 212 334 64 69

She has been informed about your question. And she is looking forward to recieving your call or e-mail.

Best Regards
Nirva Altunkeser
Head of Marketing UKTI Turkey

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Good Morning Craig,
STI Global Logistics are a UK based Freight Forwarder with weekly services to and from Turkey. We have our own agents in Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Mersin. They take care of all local customs clearances and deliveries out there. Once you have spoken to the UKTI rep on the other information you require, please contact me and I can assist you further especially with the freight costs etc. I can also put you in touch with our Turkish offices who can advise and guide you through what you need to know.
Shipping Terms wise, popular one is C&F to Destination Port then leave the Consignee to pay all Turkish Locals. Currency wise they seem keen to work with Pounds mainly or Euros, but Pounds Sterling are the most Popular. Insurance wise, we offer full marine insurance cover from Door to Door at very low premiums which will also cover any freight costs paid, something most Marine Insurance companies do not cover.
My contact details are below when you need to discuss further:
My Best Regards

Ian Robery
STI Global Logistics Ltd
Tel; 01268 289653
email: irobery@stigl.co.uk

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