A business forum will be held in Turkey's Black Sea city of Trabzon on 10-11 June between Turkish and Russian businessmen to develop new markets Russia's North Caucasus region of Russian Federation.
President of the Association of Black Sea Exporters Ahmet Hamdi Gurdogan told the Anadolu Agency that trade volume between the two countries would be enhanced through the Kazbegi-Verhni-Lars border gate, which he said was the newest and shortest link between Turkey and Russia over Georgia.
"This region offers a lucrative opportunities, because it contains approximately 12 million people who has same cultural and consumption habits. The region of North Caucasus also contains huge opportunities at in construction industry due to planned investments in infrastructure and tourism in the years ahead," said Gurdogan.
-Nearly 60 Businessmen to attend the forum-
Nearly 60 businessmen are expected to come to Trabzon from the North Caucasus region of Russia to attend the business forum, "Trade Bridge of Eastern Black Sea-Russia Federation Federal Region of North Caucasus."
"Nearly 60 businessmen, working in food industry, construction and building sectors, will attend the business forum, and they will make bilateral meetings," said Gurdogan.