Carrying out its business activities with 12 brands and 10 companies, Vefa is getting stronger abroad. Broadening its export range rapidly and increasing to 75 the number of countries to which it exports, Vefa aims to increase to 100 the number of countries to which it exports. Stressing that they will continue to grow in the overseas markets in 2015, Vefa Holding’s Chief Executive Officer Turan Koçyiğit underlined that they will add new countries to the list of the countries to which it exports. Explaining that they will look to the Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Gulf States together with Algeria this year, Koçyiğit stated that they will grant distributorship and dealership in specific countries and establish partnerships in some countries with local companies in order to further increase its export.
It exceeds its export target in 2014
Expressing that 2014 was a year when we exceeded the export expectations, Turan Koçyiğit stated that “while we were exporting 50% of the goods of all our companies in 2013, we increased this rate to 62% in 2014. And our target in the period ahead is to further increase this rate.” Stating that Ireland, Sweden, Australia, Iran, Central Africa and Ethiopia were the countries they started to sell goods for the first time last year, Koçyiğit stressed that they carried out projects in 37 different countries in 2014. Adding that “with the increased performance in export, they increased the number of countries to which we export, Koçyiğit said that the Vefa Holding’s companies climb up in the ranking of Turkey's export companies.” Reminding that they are among the 1000 export companies as of 2014 in accordance with the list released by TİM, the locomotive company of Vefa Holding, Koçyiğit said that “as of 2014, our same company ranked in the 79th place in the Second 500 Industrial Enterprises List prepared by ISO.”
Expressing that they participated in fairs in 10 different countries last year, Koçyiğit went on to say that “the Middle East and Gulf countries, Turkic Republics and African countries have been among the countries we target in the recent periods. Besides, we attach importance to Latin America. We participated in a 2-thousand-house project in Venezuela. And we are broadening our markets in Costa Rica, Mexico and Panama by cooperating with our local partner.”