According to historical records, hazelnuts were being produced along the southern shores of the Black Sea in today’s Turkey as far back as 2300 years ago and Turkey has been exporting these nuts to other countries for the past 600 years.
"For Turkey’s $100 billion export target for the year 2010, the US economy is an important market, with its capacity of $12 trillion. However, Turkey’s share from this market is currently 3 per thousand. Turkey has made huge effort and within the following two-year period the government will organize special activities in the six target states (New York, Texas, California, Illinois, Georgia and Florida.) "
By Elif Ozmenek
New York is like quicksand that can pull you down into the ground if you don’t know her, but if you know her, this city offers you endless opportunities. New York is also among the six target states that the council led by State Minister Kursad Tuzmen has chosen to focus on with the aim of increasing the volume of trade with the USA.
Billions of dollars are being invested statewide and as these public and private funds stream into the state, forward-thinking entrepreneurs, opinion leaders and decision makers see Louisiana as a state of opportunity.
The state of Connecticut there is both expensive and cheaper investment areas. The most important agricultural areas are dairy, poultry, forest and nursery, tobacco, vegetables and fruit.
By Hasan Kürşad Devecioğlu
Turkish firms are very visible in the US marble and natural stone markets. Home to almost half of the world's natural stone reserves, Turkey is an active player in the US market. In addition to the Turkish firms already established in the US, every year new Turkish firms attempt to find success in the market. Some attain great success quickly, while many others have to accept defeat just as quickly.
By Janet Ekstract
It is widely known that the textile business encompasses a vast array of sectors - from towels to blue jeans. What is even more heartening is that there is limitless potential for Turkish business people who want to create their niche in the U.S. textile market.