According to information released by Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan, who went to Croatia to hold various contacts, 300 daily mail bags from China fell to 30. With the fear of viruses not only from China but also from many countries, cargo traffic decreased by up to 90 percent.
NO RISK IN CARGO, BUT …
Reminding the statements of the World Health Organization and the Ministry of Health that the virus did not live on the dry surfaces for more than a few hours, Minister Pekcan said, “Therefore, there is no such risk in cargoes. But 300 daily mail bags per day are now 30 bags per day from China. People refrain, “he said.
Turkey 26 million in 2019 to 60 million units entered commercial product status, including letters from China. The value of these products exceeded 3 billion euros (approximately 20 billion TL). The system, which is called as individual import, both threatens the retail sector and affects the economy as a tax loss and current account deficit.
RECORD INTEREST TO DOMESTIC PRODUCT
Pekcan stated that domestic product use reached the highest level in 70 years. Turkey’s outbreak in China and how Pekcan question for would be an impact on the world economy, gave the following response:
“China is a very large commodity importer. Commodity prices, especially oil prices, may drop suddenly. The raw material that we depend on in China is not intermediate. So we have distributed the risk before. Of course, a dynamic economy, but there may be deviations in demands in our nearby geography. ”
200 THOUSAND MASK FROM TIM
Turkey Exporters Assembly (TIM), struggling with the effects of the coronavirus found in China for medical assistance. Approximately 200 thousand protective masks and many medical materials including protective glasses, disinfectant and gloves reached China.
“The whole world has recently focused on the effects of the coronavirus occurring in Wuhan, China. TIM President İsmail Gülle has been focusing on the effects of the virus control process in China. By showing the benevolence of the Turkish people, we extended our friendly hands to China. In order for this process not to become a global threat, it is very important to manage it as quickly and effectively as possible and to implement the measures. ”