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Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce

Identification number in the register: 98584666701-12
Registration date: 16/09/2011 11:48:33

The information on this entity was last modified on: 24/04/2015 14:13:39
The date of the last annual update was: 24/04/2015 14:08:08
Next update due latest on: 24/04/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce


Chamber of Commerce

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Trade and business associations

    Contact details

Bedrettin Demirel Caddesi, 90
Lefkosa (Nicosia) -

(+90392) 2283645

    Person with legal responsibility

Ms  Aysun Onet


    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Lale Shener

Brussels Representative

    Goals / remit

KTTO is the leading business representation organization in Northern Cyprus, representing the general economic interest of close to 3,000 enterprises from a wide range of sectors from trade to manufacturing and from tourism to financial services and construction, amounting to 95% of the Turkish Cypriot economy.

KTTO’s mission is to promote the economic development of Northern Cyprus by serving its members at home and abroad, through upholding the principles of private enterprise and free and fair trade.

KTTO is committed to promoting the economic interests of the Turkish Cypriot community at EU level and facilitate the private sector's integration to the EU.
The Chamber strives to contribute to the efforts in preparing the Turkish Cypriot business community for the adoption of EU standards and the implementation of the acquis, to enhance the productivity and competitiveness of the private sector.

  • European
  • national
  • regional/local

    Specific activities covered by the Register

- Application of the "Republic of Cyprus" for the registration of "Halloumi/Hellim" as a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) under Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012.

- COM(2004)466 Final, 2004/0148 (ACC), Proposal for a Council Regulation on special conditions for trade with those areas of the Republic of Cyprus in which the Government of the Republic of Cyprus does not exercise effective control.

-COSME and Horizon 2020 Programmes: the calls for proposals within the framework of COSME are being followed closely

- EU Late Payment Directive 2011/7/EU

- European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) legislative proposal

- Implementation of the "Green Line Regulation" (Council Regulation No 866/2004)

- Council Regulation (EC) No 389/2006 of 27 February 2006,establishing an instrument of financial support for encouraging the economic development of the Turkish Cypriot community

- Communication and advocacy activities.

- KTTO newsletter







    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

100%: 1   50%: 1  



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Lale SHENER 17/10/2014 15/10/2015

    Fields of interest

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Food Safety
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • Internal Market
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport

    Membership and affiliation

- European Small Business Alliance (ESBA)

- World Chambers Federation

- Islamic Chambers of Commerce and Industry

- Society of European Affairs Professionals (membership of the Brussels Representative)

    Financial data

12/2013  -  12/2014

50,000 € - 99,999 €

0 €

European Commission

253,435 €

Aid Regulation 389/2006, European Commission, EU

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
SEAP Code of Conduct