In coordination with the Ministry of Trade, West Mediterranean Exporter Association (BAIB) organized a Trade Mission programme between 12-16 January 2020 to promote the region's marble products and observe the market in Kuwait. President of the Board of Directors Mr. Hakki BAHAR and Secretary General Mrs. Güliz AKEL ÇETINKAYA accompanied the delegation that consists of 12 representatives from 8 company.
In the first day of the programme, BAIB Delegation visited Tukish Embassy in Kuwait located in Kuwait diplomatic area. During the visit, Turkey's Ambassador to Kuwait Mrs. Ambassador Ayse Hilal SAYAN KOYTAK received BAIB delegation in her office. Subsequently, Turkey's Commercial Counsellor to Kuwait Mr. Atilla Ugur BASBUG provided information on Kuwait Market for the delegation. After the embassy visit, Marble factories and facilities in Kuwait were visited by the delegation. During these visits, important steps were taken to create and strengthen business ties.
In the second day of the programme, B2B meetings were held with more than 20 companies. On the third day, continuing company and facility visits, the delegation held meetings with buyers to increase region's exports. Additionally, with observations made in factories, stores and showrooms, the delegation had a chance to acquire information regarding consumer preferences and product prices in the country.