Belgium in the Ottoman Capital, From the Early Steps to 'la Belle Epoque'
This book has been published to mark the centenary of Le Palais de Belgique Legation in Constantinople, now known as Istanbul.
Are you active abroad, or planning to be? Do you have specific questions about starting a business abroad, contracts with partners or administrative procedures in another country?On 8 December, Belgian Chambers is organizing the Chambers Export Day, a free event for companies. You will have the opportunity to ask all your questions during 25-minute online meetings with all participating Belgian Chambers abroad, each of them covering a specific region.Belgian Chambers abroad? Exactly! The Belgian-Luxembourg Chambers of Commerce Abroad represent the interests of Belgian and Luxembourg companies abroad. They are managed by entrepreneurs, like you, who help each other and share their experience in the field. A source of richness that we make available for a whole day. How does it work?If you’d like to participate, it’s easy: log on to the Conversation Starter platform and answer the questions about your activities, the topics you want to discuss and the continents or regions you’re interested in or in which you are already active. Then you can directly book an appointment with the Chamber(s) of your choice. Don’t forget to mention if you’re a member of a Chamber. Everything takes place online, no download is required. Register now! More infoRegistrationRead more
As part of the CEO Lunch: Factory Visit series, we organized Soudal Turkey factory visit on March 18, Friday in Istanbul, Tuzla. There was a factory tour, Fix All product demo, quick lunch, and Soudal Company presentation at the event. Following this, the chief economist of TEB will delivered a speech on the Turkish economy\'s future.We plan to continue this series by targeting different sectors in each visit. We would like to thank General Manager at Soudal Turkey, Mr. Engin Tanrıverdi, for their warm reception and hospitality. We would also like to thank the Belgian Consul General in Istanbul, H.E. Mr. Serge Dickschen; Trade & Economic Attaché at the Embassy of Luxembourg in Turkey, Mr. Nicolas-Koray Namer, and all the participants for their valuable time and contributions. Please click here to watch the event video.Read more
As one of the oldest bilateral chambers of commerce in Turkey, founded in 1926, the Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Turkey continues to support the increase of trade between Turkey, Belgium, and Luxembourg, as well as the participation of the new institutions and individuals in trade. We are glad to welcome MERIH INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT, a Turkish transportation company established by Hamdi Kilerci in 2001, among our members. In the business world rapidly globalizing, with technologies developing every day and distances disappearing, Merih Transport has adopted its understanding of the market as the whole world. It has covered great distances in national and international transportation and eliminated borders. Merih Transport, which has determined quality as the first priority since its establishment, serves professionally from its personnel to its vehicles. It offers a smooth and safe transportation service by bringing the insurance concept, the essential transportation element, to the foreground. Merih Transport has prioritized service quality and customer satisfaction and is working to quickly provide international transportation services to its customers with its experienced staff. To reach its goals, it offers a management style that adopts the understanding of quality, transparency, and participatory approach in its organization by using modern information and technologies and adds value to all its business partners.Read more
Reputed historian Prof. Ilber Ortaylı and our Chairperson of the Board, Mr. Tuğrul Şeremet, visited H.E. Mr. Serge Dickschen at the Belgian Consulate General in Istanbul. They discussed the course of the joint event on the bilateral historical relations between Belgium and Turkey that will take place in May under the auspices of the Belgian Consulate General in Istanbul. During the meeting, H.E. Mr. Serge Dickschen had the opportunity to examine the original historical documents in the archives of the consulate building, Palais de Belgique, together with Prof. Ilber Ortaylı. We would like to thank H.E. Mr. Serge Dickschen and Prof. Ilber Ortaylı for their valuable time.Read more