The Greek-Turkish Chamber of Commerce will hold a conference in New York on April 8, in an aim to boost business relations between Greece, Turkey and the US, the chamber’s president, Panagiotis Koutsikos, informed Deputy Foreign Minister Yiorgos Katrougalos during a recent meeting in Athens.
According to Koutsikos, through the conference the chamber will aim to build bridges between American entrepreneurs and Greek and Turkish citizens living in the US.
Moreover, during the meeting, the chamber’s president informed Minister Katrougalos on the further development of Greek-Turkish trade relations as well as the development of Greek investments in Turkey and Turkish investments in Greece.
According to Koutsikos, the trade balance between the two countries in 2016 reached 4.2 billion euros with Greek exports outweighing the imports of Turkish products.
Greek investments in Turkey amounted to 6.4 billion euros while Turkish investments in Greece amounted to 350 million euros and focused on the tourism sector.