The U.S Mission in Turkey, led by Ambassador Francis J. Ricciardone is committed to supporting American business in Turkey through proactive commercial diplomacy project advocacy and B2B matchmaking. Put the worldwide resources of the U.S Commercial Service in Turkey to work for your U.S business and build long-term, profitable relationships in this strategic market.
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Ambassador Ricciardone and Commercial Counselor Michael Lally visited Eskisehir on March 8, 2013. The program began with breakfast roundtable with Ambassador Ricciardone and representatives from some of the most successful Eskişehir firms. After the breakfast, Ambassador Ricciardone and the U.S. Commercial Service attended a seminar hosted by the Eskisehir Industrialist's and Businessmen's Association (ESIAD).
Amb Ricciardone: "With Turkey, the United States has doubled its trade, in both directions, during the first two years of President Obama taking office thanks to the dynamism of the Turkish economy." Video »
U.S. – Turkey Smart Grid Workshop: Partnering to Power the Future: Opening Remarks by Leocadia I. Zak
Working in collaboration with the Association of Electricity Distribution Services (ELDER), the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) is sponsoring the "U.S.–Turkey Smart Grid Workshop: Partnering to Power the Future" in Istanbul on February 12-13, 2013. The two-day workshop will bring U.S. and Turkish energy sector stakeholders together to foster the participation of U.S. companies in the implementation of smart grid projects in Turkey Bloomberg TV Interview »
The Global Entrepreneurship Program (GEP) - Turkey selected the best among top entrepreneurs of Turkey. The Global Entrepreneurship Program/GEP chose the best from amongst Turkey’s most successful entrepreneurs. Tom Coleman, of the U.S. Embassy Ankara’s Economic Section, visited and congratulated second-prize winners Kerem Çalışkan and Salih Eren Parlakgümüş. Video »
The U.S.-Turkey Economic Partnership Commission will meet on May 8, in Ankara, Turkey. Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Jose W. Fernandez will head the U.S. delegation and Deputy Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs Halit Cevik will lead the Turkish delegation. United States... Joint Statement »
U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson delivered keynote remarks at a luncheon co-hosted by the Center for American Progress and the Confederation of Businessmen and Industrialists of Turkey (TUSKON). The event, titled “Building on the Progress in Turkish-American Economic Cooperation,” comes at an exciting time in U.S.-Turkish relations, with bilateral trade reaching a record level of $20 billion this past year. Remarks »