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Turkish Ford Plant, Aiming Increased U.S. Sales

ImageAccording to CEO Nuri Otay of Ford’s Turkish unit, the plant is aiming towards a 50% sales increase in the United States for 2011. The Turkey unit is one of the finalists in the competition to supply New York taxis. Ford Otomotiv Sanayi AS is already commercializing the Transit Connect van for use as service vehicles in cities like Boston, Chicago, Washington and Los Angeles, according to Otay. He added that the demand for the Transit Connect van will increase in 2011. The car is being produced at a plant located in Kocaeli, Turkey.

A New Approach from Halach Gold to the Jewelry Market

ImageThe jewelry sector is one of the sectors with the greatest ambition to make its mark as a global brand. Representatives of the industry have declared their goal of becoming the global leader by reaching exports of $10 billion in 10 years. Turkish companies are known for their traditional way of doing business (store based) in the U.S., but one of them decided to set up a web based company.  (http://www.mygoldgram.com) Çiğdem Bostan, Vice President & COO of Halach Gold Inc., a New York based gold buying and selling company, talked to TURKOFAMERICA.

"The Best Way to Understand the U.S. Market Is to Stay Informed"

ImageRobert Headley, Chief Operating Officer of Jewelers of America, says suppliers in Turkey who can help U.S. retailers to meet market challenges and changes will have the greatest success. “I would strongly encourage foreign companies who want to enter the jewelry industry here to do their homework. The best way to understand the U.S. market is to stay informed,” he added.  Headley answered TURKOFAMERICA’s questions.

American Construction Industry Has No Prospect for Significant Growth until 2011

ImageThe American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), headquartered in Chicago, is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry in the United States. Current market share for structural steel in the non-residential marketplace is 59%, based on square footage of construction starts.
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