BROTHER BORSES RECOGNIZES LOCAL PRODUCTS IN "YÖREX" VISITORS
Rize Commodity Exchange, Aydin Mercantile Exchange and Istanbul Mercantile Exchange are promoting this year at the 8th Regional Regional Products Fair.
Local products are exhibited at the joint stand of Rize - Istanbul - Aydın Commodity Exchanges in the Regional Products Fair (YÖREX) which is held for the eighth time this year with the support of the Antalya Mercantile Exchange and with the support of the Turkish Chambers and Bourses Association. The fair, which started today, will continue until September 17th.
Geographical Indications in Rize Stream and Rize Roasting
Rize Commodity Exchange Chairman Mehmet Erdoğan, who explains about the Yerex Fair, said: "Turkey is a fertile country in terms of agricultural production. In every region of our country, very valuable agricultural products suitable for climate are grown. Therefore, our country is one of the rare countries that can self-sustain in terms of agricultural products in the world. The promotion of the diversity of all these agricultural products in Antalya's capital city of agriculture at Yörex fair is important for the country's economy. Particularly, there is an increase in geographical products which are unique to my country thanks to these fairs. As Rize Commodity Exchange, we have started to work to get a geographical indication in Rize Stream and Rize Roasting, and we plan to buy a champion at the end of this year. I would like to thank the Antalya Commodity Exchange management board and its staff for organizing the Yörex fair we are trying to attend every year and wish the fair to be successful. I invite everybody to this fair this year. Especially unique Rizemizin do not leave the fair without a cup of tea. " Fuarda Stock Exchange Chairman Erdogan, Antalya Governor Münir Karaloğlu and Burdur Governor Şerif Yılmaz presented gifts.
Commercialization of National Values and Transformation into World Markets
Istanbul Commodity Exchange President Ali Kopuz stated that "Products with geographical signage are of great importance for local development, agriculture and export in Turkey", while 209 products registered so far the potential is around 2 thousand 500 known, "he said. Kopuz stated that the Istanbul Commodity Exchange, which believes that the registration of the regional products with geographical signs will provide important contributions to the economy, has supported and actively contributed to the activities carried out nationwide regarding the geographical sign since 2013. Kopuz, who stated that geographically marked products have been protected with the registration and local values, said Kopuz, "The Istanbul Mercantile Exchange has been one of the most important legs of trade in Turkey, not only in Istanbul until 1924, As Turkey's largest Commodity Exchange, we attach great importance to YÖREX; because the issue here is the commercialization of national values and the transformation into world brands. If we want to grow and develop as a country, we have to accelerate the process of commercialization of local products, provide branding in local products, increase value added and support the economic capacities of enterprises producing these products. Through this organization, we can promote our regional products first on national and later global scale, and we can make important commercial breakthroughs in order to reach Turkey's 2023 targets ".
We Continue Our Works For Our Other Products With Special Distinctive Features
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aydin Mercantile Exchange Adnan Bosnian continued his words, emphasizing the importance of Geographical Marking. "In order to protect our regional riches both in the country and in the presence of the European Union, we registered with the Turkish Patent Institute for Aydın Kestanesi and applied to the European Commission. We continue to work for other products with distinctive features that are specific to the interior. It; Our science is an important duty to our producers and our members. "He continued his words as follows. We have been participating in Yörex Regional Products Fair which was held in the 8th year of this year since the first anniversary. We will perform our promotion in our partner field together with our sister Stock Exchange's Istanbul Mercantile Exchange and Rize Mercantile Exchange as it is the past year at Yörex Regional Products Fair which has a large participatory mass. We have completed our preparations for the visual presentation of our science with our Efelerimiz as well as our products such as Chestnut Sugar and Chestnut Uni, Aydın Fig, Aydın Olive Oil, Memecik Olive Oil, Olive Oil Soap, and Popcorn.