İstanbul Mineral and Metals Exporters’ Association
General Secretariat of Istanbul Mineral and Metals Exporters’ Association (İMMİB), founded in 1986, is a semi-governmental and non-profit organization.
İMMİB, carries out an outstanding role representing around 22.000 members who produce and/or export almost all kinds of minerals, natural stones, chemicals and chemical products, ferrous and nonferrous metals, electrical/electronics, cosmetics, jewellery and many more.
Thus, İMMİB is composed of 7 Exporters’ Associations, which are;
Steel Exporters’ Association (ÇİB)
Istanbul Mineral Exporters’ Association (İMİB)
Istanbul Chemicals and Chemical Products Exporters’ Association (İKMİB)
Electrical and Electronics Exporters’ Association (TET)
Jewellery Exporters’ Association (MİB)
Services Exporters’ (HİB)
Istanbul Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals Exporters’ Association (İDDMİB)
The main activities of İMMİB are as follows:
Trade Promotion and Development;
R&D, Innovation and Design Activities;
Economic Research and Reporting;
Coordination and Public Relations;
The main areas in which İMMİB is carrying activities and taking part in projects in order to increase competitiveness level of the members are as follows:
Green Economy and Sustainability;
Clustering and Industrial Symbiosis;
R&D and Innovation;
Corporate Social Responsibility;
Competitiveness of SMEs
Main tasks and responsibilities within the project
The role of İMMİB is the identification of the required stakeholders (not only industrial ones, but also local/regional authorities, industrial associations), the market analysis, and support to the definition of business and managerial models towards industrial symbiosis, as well as on horizontal exploitation and dissemination activities.