*Ukrayna’nı saygın iş ve ekonomi dergilerinden LDaily’ye Türkiye Ukrayna ekonomik ilişkileriyle ilgili bir röportaj verdim. Ukrayna’daki Türk sermayesinin toplam tutarı 3 milyar$‘ı geçti. Türkiye ve Ukrayna arasında imzalanacak SerbestTicaret Antlaşması karşılıklı ticareti olduğu kadar, yatırımları da artıracak. Bu zor günleri bekleyerek değil daha çok çalışarakgeçirebilirsek, yeniden işler açıldığında büyüme başladığındaTürkiye Ukrayna ekonomik ilişkileri daha da güçlenecek. Моє інтерв’ю у діловому виданні України L’Daily, щоосвітлює події бізнесу і економіки.
TUID Chairman Burak Pehlivan discusses the strengthening economic relationship between Turkey and Ukraine and the potentially game-changing impact of a long-awaited free trade agreement breakthrough between the two Black Sea neighbors Anyone engaged in Turkish-Ukrainian business relations will likely have encountered Burak Pehlivan. As Chairman of the Turkish-Ukrainian Business Association TUID, forty-one-year-old Pehlivan is a well-known and high profile member of Ukraine’s international business community who has been tireless in his efforts to help build business bridges across the Black Sea.
Burak Pehlivan, Chairman of the Board of the International Ukrainian Turkish Business Association, told how Turkey’s experience in economic advancement may be useful to Ukraine. A Turkish businessman, who thoroughly and deeply analyzes the facts and events, as well as meticulously considers any item and does not make decisions on unverified information. This is the way, which Burak Pehlivan, who lives and works in Ukraine for more than 9 years, applies to his job and he is confident that our country has the potential to make Ukraine prosperous during the shortest time.
Interviewed by James Brooke, editor in chief of the Ukraine Business Journal(UBJ) at the TUID. Turkey Reaches out to Ukraine Overshadowed by Europe’s opening, Ukraine’s trade and investment is booming with Turkey, a nation with half of Russia’s GDP KYIV – When President Petro Poroshenko flies across the Black Sea next week to Turkey, it will be his third trip there in 14 months. This frequency reflects fast growing travel, trade and investment between Turkey and Ukraine, a relationship that is often obscured by Ukraine’s focus on Europe.
Burak Bey, you are the Сhairman of International Turkish Ukrainian Business Association «TUID», which began its work in 2004. Please name a particularly significant event that was held during this period of TUID work? TUID is an organization created by Turkish and Ukrainian businessmen in 2004, working on further strengthening and deepening of economic and trade relations between Turkey and Ukraine. It is important for us through our activities strengthen the image of Ukraine in Turkey and the image of Turkey in Ukraine.
Turkey and Ukraine have a lot in common. Both straddle the fault line between East and West. Both are trade transit routes and both have similar geopolitical outlooks. But Ukraine is far behind its southern counterpart in terms of development and global trade. As part of the March 29 Kyiv Post Capturing New Markets conference at the Hilton Kyiv Hotel, the Kyiv Post will be looking at what Ukraine can learn from Turkey.