MUĞLA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
Chairman of the Executive Board: Bülent KARAKUŞ
President of the Assembly: H. Koray ÖZCAN
Date of Establishment: 1884
Membership number: 9116
Number of Employees: 44
Scope of Authority/ Districts:
Mentese, Yatagan, Kavaklıdere, Dalaman, Ortaca, Koycegiz, Ula and Datca.
According to the statement in the “Fevkalade” issue of the Journal of “İktisadi Yürüyüş”, published on 18 June 1943 for the Chambers of Commerce and Industry, and the Commodity and Grain Exchanges throughout the country. It was established in 1884 under the name of Muğla Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The Chamber which observed the laws of the year 655 in 1926 and 5590 in 1950; In 1954 (Izmir-Aegean Region Chamber of Industry); since 1954 due to the obligation to participate in industrial enterprises in our country, MCCI (MUGLA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY) has been named.
According to the Chambers and Commodity Exchanges Law No, 5174, which was enacted in 2004, the Chambers are professional organizations with a legal personality, established for the purpose of meeting the common needs of its members. They facilitate their members’ professional activities and ensure the development of the profession in accordance with the general interests. They protect professional discipline, morality, and solidarity to ensure honesty and trust in the relations of their members with each other and with the public. And they perform the duties assigned to the chambers by legislation with the services written in this Law.
With the removal of Muğla province from the working area of the Aegean Region Chamber of Industry upon its application to TOBB in 2007, Our Chamber’s title has been changed to “T.R. MUĞLA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY” on 01.01.2008.
Our chamber has entered the working area of industrials in Marmaris and Bodrum districts for industrial enterprises. There are representative offices of the Chamber in Ortaca, Yatağan, and Datça among the districts. The number of active members of the Chamber has reached 4000 members. 2500 of these members are corporate companies and 1500 of them are sole companies. The Chamber has 17 Professional Committees and 117 members have been elected to these committees. The chamber council consists of 49 members. The Board of Directors consists of 11 members including 1 President and 10 members. The room has 29 staff members and the TSE Mugla Provincial Representative and the KOSGEB Mugla Synergy Locality work successfully in the room. Our Chamber plays a part in the activities of our country, our region, and most important of our Mugla in commercial and social life by both contributing financial support to the chamber and serving on the Board of Directors and the General Board with its accumulation of knowledge. It has contributed to the work of the institutions and organizations it is affiliated with and has participated in some new institutions and companies every year.
Completing the institutional infrastructure, providing services in accordance with international quality standards, managing resources according to efficiency principle, and being an institution that is open to innovation and development.
Fulfilling the duties and responsibilities assigned to it by law to protect the interests of the country, the region, and the members, ensuring the development of our region by increasing its competitive power in the national and international arena.
SERVICES OF MCCI:
Enhancing member satisfaction with knowledge of the ISO 9001:2015 Quality
Management System and providing for our members as an accredited Chamber.
Organizing training in accordance with our members’ needs.
Preparing and carrying out grant projects within the framework of the interests of our chamber and our province.
Meeting the qualified personnel needs of our members with UMEM (Specialized Vocational Training Centre) “Beceri’ 10 Project”.
Giving you the opportunity to meet face to face and to answer your current problems related to Finance, Law, Economy, Trade Registry, and Foreign Trade by consulting with experts.
Carrying out appraisal procedures (transactions related to exported goods, sample documents in import, issuing relevant force majeure documents that come with temporary imports and cannot be sent abroad on time.)
Carrying out the registration, establishment, closure, or amendment operations of companies, and the registration of authorized persons.
Organizing the required reports by completing the procedures for determining the capacity of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises registered in the Chamber.
Evaluating the requests of public institutions and organizations such as the Governor’s Office, Municipality, and Revenue Office and analyzing them on the spot. Responding to correspondence from these institutions.
Organizing fairs, exhibitions, and business meetings, and participating in the organized ones. To inform the members about these issues.
Providing credit and incentive arrangements and services to SMEs.
Making announcements of the addresses of importers and manufacturers in our country and abroad, labor regulations, job offers coming to the Chamber via fax or our media organ,
Informing members about exchange rates, international statistics, annual and monthly WPI and CPI indices
Rewarding members who pay high taxes and who export.
Working on consumer protection. Carrying out Consumer Protection Commitment
regarding the Chamber Members and taking compulsory professional decisions.
Informing our members about the apprenticeship and the law on vocational education.
Approving the documents of Bağ-Kur (Social Security Organization for Artisans and the
Self-Employed), notifying the registry records of the companies regularly.
Providing opinions and suggestions to the relevant authorities on traffic, education, local governments, urbanization, and commercial and industrial life of Muğla province.
Approving the documents of our exporter members such as ATR, Certificate of Origin,
Informing members about ATA carnet transactions, European Union (EU) projects and ensuring their active participation in the projects.
Informing members about foreign trade, government support, and market research.
Approving the compliance of the issued invoices with the market rates.
Arranging the necessary documents to facilitate the visa procedures of our members who go on commercial trips abroad.
Informing the members about the work of the Chamber through monthly publications such as the newspaper and magazine of our Chamber.
Registering the Work Machines.
Determining the waste and loss rates in accordance with the custom and practice.
Preparing the necessary information about Property Tax unit values and building construction costs.
Issuing documents stating that our members are registered with the Chamber (Chamber Registration Copy-Activity Certificate-Authorization Certificate-Register Certification).
Making all kinds of trade and industry investigations, making indices and statistics of economic, commercial, and industrial activities within the regions, following, and recording the market prices of the main substances, and distributing them by possible means.
Protecting professional ethics and solidarity, to work for the development of trade and industry in accordance with general interests.
Taking initiatives for the establishment of Organized Industrial Zones in Muğla and acting as a full member of an enterprising organization.
Ensuring that members use low-interest loans by making a special agreement with the Bank branches operating in Muğla.
Important Projects Pioneered and Fulfilled:
Vocational Education Projects.
Bringing the 800-kilometer “Karia Walking Path”, a project of our chamber, to tourism all year long.
Increasing the economic development and recognition of the province with the International Fairground Project.
The project ‘Good Agricultural Practices for Rural Development’ submitted to the Central Finance and Contracts Unit (CFCU).
The project “Life in Karia” supported by the South Aegean Development Agency.
The project “International Fairground” supported by the South Aegean Development Agency.
Partnership with the project “Muğla El Ele Avrupa Birliği Yolunda” supported by the Ministry of EU Affairs and applied by the Governorship of Muğla.
Muğla Representation for “KOSGEB Sinerji OdağıTİP-1″.
Launching “KOSGEB Applied Entrepreneurship Trainings” throughout the province.
Opening of “TEKMER” (Technology Development Center) together with Muğla University and KOSGEB (Small and Medium Enterprises Development Organization) Administration.
Member of the Istanbul World Trade Center Board of Directors.
Cooperation of Greece with Athens, Rhodes Islands, Drama Chamber of Commerce.
Initiating meetings with Muğla Province Chambers and Commodity Exchanges to act jointly for regional development.
Turkish Export Products “EGEXPORT” Fairs held in Rhodes for the first time.
Initiating clustering studies to support the yacht industry.
Participation in national and international fairs for the promotion of products unique to Muğla.
Young Entrepreneurs, Women Entrepreneurs Boards.
Head of Course Management of UMEM Skill’10 Project.
MPM (National Productivity Centre) Muğla “Productivity Improvement Project”.