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Services for U.S. Companies

Our services can help your American exporting firm move to market, quickly, cheaply and position you for long-term growth. Drawing upon our thirty years of experience in Turkey, we can assist your firm in market entry research, partner identification and due diligence and to build and extend your brand.

You can also view our sector-specific market research reports and webinar series.

Gold Key Matching Service

Cost:

Standardized Service Fees

Description:

The Gold Key Service (GKS) includes the following: 4-5 pre-screened appointments per business day; pre-departure call(s) to understand client needs/goals; Embassy/Consulate pre-briefing on business environment; welcome packet; follow-up on selected business development. Additional meeting with key trade finance contacts in Turkey will be charged additionally. Any extra costs for interpretation or car and driver will be charged to the client. Note: In peak business periods, we will ask for more time and agree on a deadline prior to payment.

Contact:

Neil Pickett, Commercial Officer
Neil.Pickett@trade.gov

International Company Profile

Cost:

Standardized Service Fees

Description:

To help U.S. companies evaluate a potential Turkish business partner, this service provides a detailed report after the company has been personally visited by a Commercial Assistant or Specialist. After the interview, background research is undertaken with referenced banks and industry contacts. We recommend that the name of the U.S. company requesting the ICP report be disclosed to the Turkish Company, however this is not mandatory. Should an ICP be needed in a shorter time period, a delivery date can be negotiated for an additional fee. Note: In peak business periods, we will ask for more time and agree on a deadline prior to payment.

Contact:

Neil Pickett, Commercial Officer
Neil.Pickett@trade.gov

Single Company Promotion (SCP)

Cost:

Standardized Service Fees

Description:

The U.S. Commercial Service in Turkey will assist a U.S. Company or its local representative in organizing a promotional event or strategic activity related to market entry, promotion of products and services or to gain a better understanding of Turkey. Such events or activities include: luncheons, dinners, cocktail receptions, press conferences, seminars, sales meetings, target/direct mailings and any other strategic activities as appropriate. Venues include local hotels. The service is tailored to the specific needs of the U.S. Company. Contact us for further details. Payment method is by credit card. Note: In peak business periods, we will ask for more time and agree on a deadline prior to payment.

Contact:

Neil Pickett, Commercial Officer
Neil.Pickett@trade.gov

Platinum Key Service

Cost:

To be determined on scope of work

Description:

Through the Platinum Key Service, U.S. businesses can attain comprehensive, customized support on a range of issues for which the company needs longer-term, sustained assistance. The service is solution-oriented and tailored to the client's needs through a mutually-agreed-upon scope of work. It can include but is not limited to, identifying markets, launching products, developing major project opportunities, providing government tender support, helping to reduce market access barriers, and assisting on regulatory or technical standards matters. Ongoing service is available for six months, one year, or a specified timeframe based on the mutually-agreed-upon scope of work.

Contact:

Neil Pickett, Commercial Officer
Neil.Pickett@trade.gov

International Partner Search (IPS)

Cost:

Standardized Service Fees

Description:

The International Partner Search (IPS) is a customized overseas search for qualified agents, distributors and representatives for U.S. firms. The IPS identifies up to six potential distributors that have examined the U.S. firm's product literature and expressed an interest in doing business. We will do on the ground legwork to determine potential partners without requiring an actual visit of the U.S. firm. Fifty percent of the IPS fee will be credited toward a Gold Key Service (GKS) if a GKS participation agreement is signed and delivered within 120 calendar days of the IPS delivery to the client. An IPS is recommended for U.S. firms testing the market without travel commitment and not recommended for firms with serious short-term business goals. Note: In peak business periods, we will ask for more time and agree on a deadline prior to payment.

Contact:

Neil Pickett, Commercial Officer
Neil.Pickett@trade.gov

Initial Market Check Report (IMCR)

Cost:

Standardized Service Fees

Delivery:

Within 90 days of “delivery” of product via electronic mail.

Description:

MCR offers a quick and brief assessment of how a specific product will sell in the Turkish market. This product helps U.S. businesses get a preliminary overview of the market, providing rationale for their findings in the final report. If the U.S. Company decides to proceed with a Gold Key Service (GKS) in Turkey within 90 calendar days of delivery of the IMCR, the cost of the IMCR will be deducted from the GKS fee.

Contact:

Neil Pickett, Commercial Officer
Neil.Pickett@trade.gov


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