ISTANBUL

Just around the corner, 2020 will be Africa year for Turkey which is engaged in several trade works in the continent, Turkey’s trade minister said on Monday.

Addressing the consultation meeting of African Business Councils under Turkey’s Foreign Economic Relations Board, Ruhsar Pekcan recalled that Turkey has embassies in 42 countries and commercial counselors in 26 countries of the Africa continent.

Pekcan also said Turkey enjoys free trade agreements (FTA) with five countries, deals for reciprocal protection of investment with 30 countries, as well as agreements with 13 countries to prevent double taxation.

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