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Organizing committee:

Daily resource for buyers and suppliers in metals, minerals and mining
Consultancy, Trade & Network service provider

General sponsors:

Turkish Cargo
Batu Logistics

Coffee break sponsor:

Galata Tasimacilik

Website sponsor:

Web development solution provider


Galata Tasimacilik
Turkish Cargo
Batu Logistics
Yönetsel Bilisim Teknolojileri

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If your company is registered in European Community (EC) and has a valid VAT number - Our Metals will NOT charge VAT. However, if your company does not have a genuine VAT number, we would have to charge a UK VAT rate, which is currently 17.5%. Below is list of countries which are part of the EC for VAT purposes:

Austria Austria including Jungholtz and Mittelberg AT
Belgium Belgium BE
Cyprus Cyprus (Southern - Greek part) * CY
Czech Republic Czech Republic CZ
Denmark Denmark - except the Faroe Islands and Greenland DK
Estonia Estonia EE
Finland Finland FI
France France - including Monaco and Corsica FR
Germany Germany - except Busingen and the Isle of Heligoland DE
Greece Greece EL
Hungary Hungary HU
Ireland Ireland IE
Italy Italy - including Sardinia IT
Latvia Latvia LV
Lithuania Lithuania LT
Luxembourg Luxembourg LU
Malta Malta MT
Netherlands Netherlands NL
Poland Poland PL
Portugal Portugal - including Madeira and the Azores PT
Slovakia Slovak Republic SK
Slovenia Slovenia SI
Spain Spain - including the Balearic Islands (Majorca, Ibiza & Menorca) ES
Sweden Sweden ES
United Kingdom United Kingdom and Northern Irelandand - including the Isle of Man UK

*The European Commission has advised that the application of the 6th VAT Directive (Directive 77/388/EEC of 17 May 1977) shall be suspended in those areas of Cyprus in which the Government of the Republic of Cyprus does not exercise effective control. Goods to these destinations continue to be eligible for zero-rating as exports.

Countries that are outside the EC will not be charged VAT by Our Metals. These countries also include:
  • Aland Islands, FI
  • Andorra
  • Canary Islands, ES
  • Ceuta, ES
  • Channel Islands, UK
  • Cyprus (northern)
  • Faroe Islands
  • French Guiana, FR
  • Gibraltar, UK
  • Guadeloupe, FR
  • Iceland
  • Isle of Heligoland, DE
  • Liechtenstein
  • Martinique, FR
  • Melilla, ES
  • Miquelon, FR
  • Mount Athos, EL
  • Norway
  • Reunion, FR
  • San Marino
  • St Pierre, FR
  • Switzerland
  • The Vatican City

Confirmed speakers

Mr. Murad Gürmeric,
Head of the Transportation, Energy & Logistics Depart.
Ministry of Development
Mr. Vittorio Zagaia,
CEO & Vice President,
Galata Tasimacilik ve Ticaret
Mr. Haydar Ozkan, General Delegate, IRU Permanent Delegation to the Middle East & Region,
Mr. Altan Sekmen,
Managing Director,
HAVI Logistics,
Mr. Metin Elbeyli
Railway Transport Director,
Borusan Lojistik,
Mr. Erkan Ayan,
General Secretary,
East Marmara Development Agency,
Mr. Cem Kumuk
General Manager of Horoz Logistics,
Member of the Board of DTD Railway Association
Ms. Yasemin Usta Seçkin,
Logistic Director,
Mr. Muharrem Murat,
Istanbul Regional Deputy Director,
Ministry of Customs and Trade,
Mr. Osman Dogrucu,
Managing Director,
Green Lojistik Danismanlik,
Ms. Hacer Uyarlar,
General Secretary,
Prof. Dr. Mehmet Tanyas,
Mr. Selçuk Yilmaz,
General Manager,
Capt. Alev Tunç,
Member of the Board of IMEAK DTO,
General Manager of Bora Denizcilik
Mr. Semih Sutcu,
General Manager,
Solmaz Customs Brokerage & Consultancy Inc.
Mr. Alper Özel,
Vice Chairperson of Executive Committee
Mr. Fulvio Villa,
Overview of Istanbul, Turkey
Austria Austria
Belgium Belgium
Bulgaria Bulgaria
France France
Greece Greece
Egypt Egypt
Germany Germany
Serbia Serbia
Slovenia Slovenia
India India
Iran Iran
Pakistan Pakistan
Poland Poland
Portugal Portugal
Romania Romania
Russia Russia
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
Spain Spain
Switzerland Switzerland
Turkey Turkey
Ukraine Ukraine
United Kingdom United Kindom
Vietnam Vietnam
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