Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey


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Hisarcıklıoğlu: Freedom of thought is being executed at the guillotine

The Turkish business world visited France prior to the parliamentary discussion on the 22nd of December regarding the bill outlawing the denial of the Armenian genocide, making it punishable with 45,000€ and 1 year prison sentence.​ ​

“If this bill is passed economic and commercial ties would be seriously damaged.”

The President of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey, M. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu warned France that passing the bill which will make the public denial of the Armenian genocide in France punishable by law would have devastating effects on the commercial relations between the two countries.​ ​

Kırşehir TSO opens new service building

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the new service building of the Kırşehir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TSO), TOBB President M. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu stating that agriculture used to be limited to subsistence, said, “Farming is now done for profit. We need to run inventory on our agriculture first. To date we still have no idea who is producing what. This can’t work unless we know how much of what goods we are producing.”​ ​

The defense industry met in search conference to ascertain a course of action

Attending the Defense Industry Search Conference, TOBB President M. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu stated that in order to become one of the top 10 world economies, a strong defense industry is needed, “We must support and develop the private sector, thereby investing in the country’s future.”​ ​

Hisarcıklıoğlu, visiting the French Ambassador, “Economic relations may suffer”

TOBB President M. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu visited the French Ambassador to Turkey, Laurent Bili. Relaying his reservations on the bill, stating that, “The denial of a genocide recognized by French law is punishable by law with a prison sentence of one year and a 45,000 Euro fine,” which is on the French parliament’s agenda, Hisarcıklıoğlu warned that Turkey-France economic relations may suffer as a result.​ ​

Congratulatory visit to Türk-İş President Kumlu

Making an announcement on behalf of the civil society organizations visiting Türk-İş President Mustafa Kumlu on his reelection to presidency, TOBB President M. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu stated that the business world with its workers, employers, employees, syndicates, tradesmen, agriculture chambers and other profession organizations is in great solidarity; even though difference of opinion may be present, when the future and fate of Turkey are in question then everyone moves in unity.​ ​

TOBB and TÜSİAD mobilize against fictitious Armenian genocide claims

TOBB and TÜSİAD mobilize against France’s decision to make it so that those who “discuss” the fictitious Armenian genocide punishable by law, let alone refute it with a prison sentence of 1 year and 45,000 Euro fine.​ ​

Islam countries visit TOBB to share their commodity exchange experiences

Speaking at the Seminar on Experiences in Establishing Effective Commodity Exchanges in Islamic Development Bank Member Countries, TOBB President M. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu stated that the most crucial issue of the century is hunger and went on, “If we do not find employment for our brothers struggling with famine we won’t be able to live in our own homes in peace.”​ ​

Our entrepreneurs no longer say ‘Can we do it?’ but instead, ‘I can do it best’

Speaking at the 10th Industry Congress held by the Istanbul Chamber of Industry (İSO), TOBB President M. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu stated that Turkey has passed a period of trust building in the last 10 years, saying, “The old ‘Can I do it?’ doubts are turning into ‘I can do it best.’ certainties.” Hisarcıklıoğlu stated that Turkey has proven the dynamism and resilience of its economy during the crisis, “While developed countries shook, we took the wind to our backs and moved full speed ahead.”​ ​

Hisarcıklıoğlu thanks President Basescu for urging the use of Turkish products

Speaking at the Turkish-Romanian Business Forum, TOBB and DEİK President M. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu thanked the Romanian President Traian Basescu for urging the use of Turkish products. Hisarcıklıoğlu emphasized that important commercial steps could be taken in concert with Romania in the fields of logistics, energy and finance.​ ​

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