As known, Istanbul Chemicals and Chemical Products Exporters’ Association (IKMIB) is a professional establishment which deals with all of the export activities of its members. It was established in 1991 and it has around 7750 members. The major target of the Association is to increase the export volume of Turkish Chemicals and Chemical Products Sector. The main functions of Istanbul Chemicals and Chemical Products Exporters’ Association are as follows:
Providing sectoral collaboration Improving the export volume of the sector in line with the benefits of our country Organizing training courses, seminars and meetings related with its subject matter Supporting its members in the national and international level in case of facing any problem related with export/trade activities Organizing trade fairs, arranging promotional activities, founding laboratories
The Activities of Association:
Organizing national/international meeting of our exporters. · Organizing national/international trade fairs. · Organizing meetings of our exporters with “Buying Missions” from different countries of the world. · Organizing “Trade Missions” which are composed of Turkish exporters to the target markets. · Organizing seminars/conferences/ training courses for our members. · Following up the recent arrangements in international law and informing our members about them. · Preparing annual reports bout the export performance of the sector. · Preparing reports about “target markets” and “target sub-sectors”.
Major products are:
Plastics and articles, plastic packaging materials, plastic kitchen materials, melamine and urea resins, acrylic polymer, polyvinyl chloride, polyvinyl acetate, polyester, etc. · Mineral fuels, mineral oils (gasoline, fuel oil, naphtha, C4, motor oil, L.P.G.) Soap and detergents · Inorganic chemicals (refined borax, boric acid, sodium sulphate, alumina, sodium hypochlorite, sodium metabisulphite) · Pharmaceutical products and medical devices · Organic chemicals (benzene, acrylonitrile, ethylene glycol, glycerin, medical raw material. · Dyes, pigments and other coloring chemicals, paints and varnishes Essential oils and resinoids, perfumery, cosmetics and toiletries · Rubber and articles · Fertilizers (diammonium phosphate, triple super phosphate, azote and phosphoric composed fertilizers) · Others (agricultural chemicals, textile auxiliary chemicals -finishi