TO BE AN ORGANIZATION THAT CREATES VALUE FOR OUR COUNTRY, SOCIETY, INDUSTRY AND PEOPLE
TO SUSTAIN OUR LEADERSHIP IN OUR SECTOR BY CREATING DIFFERENCES
DUTIES OF THE CHAMBER
The Chamber’s duties and responsibilities are laid out in Law No. 5174. The basic duty,according to law, is to meet the needs of industrial institutions and fulfil the tasks expected of the Chamber by the public, generally to involve itself in activities which promote industrial, commercial and economic progress and development for the good of the nation as a whole. The principle duties may be summarised as follows:
A) To ensure that industry develops for the public benefit, and to improve and safeguard professional ethics, discipline and solidarity.
B) To collect and compile news and information concerning industry and manufacture, and communicate such material to those concerned, especially to those holding official posts and having a legal right to such information.
C) To carry out all manner of research relating to the industry and maintain indexes and statistics concerning trade, industrial activity and the economic situation pertaining to the specific region of each individual Chamber.
D) To undertake applications, requests and offers on issues concerning professional activities to the relevant official bodies.
E) To determine the standard, commercial and industrial customs and working practices in the given region, and announce and present ministerial ratification thereof.
F) To take necessary professional decisions on regulations which the members are bound to obey.
G) To involve itself in fairs and exhibitions at home and abroad.
H) To keep records of members in keeping with the standards laid-down by the organization, and maintain certificates of membership-fees, to be submitted to the organization on demand.
İ) According to the law, the chambers of Industry are entrusted with tasks given to the ministries of other public institutions or organizations as defined in the framework contained in Statute 5174 concerning establishment goals and areas of duty.
J) To provide the documents needed by the members and to fulfil the tasks related to these documents.
K) To evaluate the applications concerning the fairs at home and to make related suggestions to the organization.
The chambers also are responsible for the following:
a) To establish laboratories in order to determine the quality of the commercial goods, to participate in them, to set up international calibration, test measurement laboratories and to fulfil the tasks relating certification.
b) To provide training courses related to Industry and to help the courses to be opened under the authorization and supervision of Ministry of Education.
c) To be an arbiter in commercial and industrial disagreements and to form arbitration tribunals if it is demanded.
d) To attend the exhibitions, fairs, stores, museums and libraries to be opened or to have been opened.
e) To establish and manage technological and industrial sites of a variety of descriptions (centres, parks, zones, development regions and similarly organized areas) on sites approved by the relevant ministry; to be the founder and/or operator of free zones within the parameters of the Free-zone (Statute no: 3218), to operate bonded ware-houses, to establish fair-grounds, congress and trade centres and to operate or participate in those already established.