The plant, which has been operating in the Kırıkkale Organized Industrial Zone since 2009 and produces 900 tons of cologne per year, with 33 workers and 42 varieties, has been experiencing raw material shortage for the past 1 month due to the coronavirus spreading around the world.
The production has stopped for the last 10 days due to the raw material supply problem in the factory, which is exported to the USA and European countries, as well as the domestic market.
The firm's stocks, which reduced the number of workers to 18, also reached the stage of exhaustion.
'We stopped the export completely'
Company owner Mehmet Akçay said that due to coronavirus, there is a shortage of raw materials in cologne as well as many products.
Akcay dealers across Turkey stated that, “We have not seen a crisis this year up to the crisis. We do not have raw material. We are unable to manufacture raw materials since we do not. We've stopped shipping the goods out of the dormitory completely,” he said.
Company owner Mehmet Akçay
Akçay, explaining that alcohol is used in antibacterial gels and the problem arises due to the rapid use of alcohol in these products, “The raw materials that will come to us started to be transferred to other fields. As a country, we are not a country that produces all of the alcohol, we import it. Since this virus is seen in the products we import, they do not want to give the raw material very much. There is no cologne when there is no alcohol,” he said. 'We did not change our prices'
Akçay, noting that they have been selling their products in stock for 1 month, “For 2 months, we have demanded our products especially from Japan and Iran, we have not even been able to respond to their demands, we have applied our products to our domestic market in our factory. “It would not be fair.”
Under the protocol signed between the Social Security Institution (SGK) and the banks, upon the order of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in 2017, retirees were paid for the first time for 3 years.
In the said period, a promotional payment of 4.6 billion lira was made to 12 million retirees.
With the end of the three-year period, a new contract work has been completed for the period 2020-2023.
Banks offer advantages such as cash payment, additional payment in return for spending promise, free EFT, credit with favorable interest rates and no credit card fees to make retirees their own customers for 3 years. Pensioners are given the advantage of paying up to 500 to 2 thousand 750 pounds of cash or additional promotions.
It is estimated that for the next 3 years, 13 million retirees will be paid around 9 billion lira.
Akbank offers an additional promotion of up to 250 liras, along with a promotion of up to 750 liras to customers who carry the SSI pension to the bank until 31 March. In addition to this campaign, up to 350 pounds of chip money can be earned by the end of the year. Up to 1500 lira monthly income, 500 lira promotion and 200 lira additional promotion for retirees, 625 lira promotion and 225 lira additional promotion for those who are between 1500-2 thousand lira, 750 lira promotion and 250 lira additional promotion. .
The opportunity to earn an additional 350 pounds of chip money is offered in 2 stages. Within the scope of the campaign, SGK retired pension to Akbank, and for the first time on 2-31 March 2020, retirees who had Axess for the first time and spent 500 lira or more each month with this card or Neo card, a maximum of 250 lira per month and a total of 250 by the end of the year. benefit from the opportunity to earn chip-money up to lira. Pensioners will also be able to earn 15 lira chip-money for a new automatic bill payment order with Axess, 50 lira for 3 new invoice orders, 100 lira for 6 and more new invoice orders, and make a total of up to 350 lira chip money.
Within the scope of the protocol signed with SGK, DenizBank promised to receive its wages from the bank for 3 years, in proportion with the salary amounts, 675 lira for under 1500 lira, 850 lira for 1500-2 thousand 500 lira, and 1000 for 2 thousand 500 lira and above, respectively. It provides the opportunity to earn up to pounds of cash. At the same time, retirees can benefit from the general purpose loan option with maturities up to 60 months with an interest rate of 0.99 percent.
Banks, retired service pack covered the salary process priority in the branch to customers, suitable rate loans, Accounts Saving the need for immediate cash, and free transfer from internet banking EFT, free withdrawals and the world from all ATMs in Turkey and account balance inquiry, term deposits it offers special interest rates and account management fee exemption opportunities. DenizBank's retirement bonus for retirees includes all bonus features. With the Retired Bonus, purchases can be made in installments, bonuses can be earned from spending, and free shopping can be made from the program partners with the bonuses accumulated. Automatic bill payment order, pharmacy, theater-cinema discounts and assistance services such as installation failure, locksmith, glass breakage are among the privileges offered to retired customers.
Garanti BBVA will make a cash promotion payment of 800 lira for those who receive pensions up to 1500 liras, 1000 lira for those who receive pensions between 1500-2 thousand 500 liras, and 1200 lira for those who receive 2 thousand 500 liras and above.
Thus, the bank will have increased 166 percent in the promotion paid to retirees. Pensioners who receive their wages from Garanti BBVA will be able to benefit from a special loan with an interest rate of 0.99 percent. Pensioners with Garanti BBVA will be able to easily move their salaries to Garanti BBVA through ATM, mobile and internet banking, without having to go to the branch.
Halkbank, which has signed a protocol with the Social Security Institution, will make promotional payments of up to 750 lira to retired customers. The promotional amount of Halkbank will be 500 lira in gross salaries up to 1500 liras, 625 lira in gross salaries between 1500 and 2 thousand 500 liras, 750 lira in gross salaries of 2 thousand 500 liras and above. Payments will be made one-time, pensioners benefiting from the application will make a commitment to receive their wages from Halkbank for 3 years.
Applications can be made through Halkbank branches, ATMs, Internet Branch and 0850 222 0 400 DIALOG channel. Those who receive their pension through Halkbank will have the opportunity to withdraw the entire amount of their salaries from the widespread branch office and ATM network, as well as paying up to 750 TL.
ING Turkey, salary pensions ING offers the customer area of 2 thousand 550 pounds cash promotional opportunity. As part of the advantageous campaign, ING retirees will receive 50 lira cash promotion for each month they spend 750 lira in addition to the 750 lira cash promotion offered.
Thus, an additional 1800 lira promotion for 3 years and a cash promotion opportunity up to 2 thousand 550 lira in total will be offered. ING retirees will also be able to benefit from privileged interest in their savings under the Orange Extra program and will not pay for money transfers from internet and mobile banking.
Turkey Business Bank, retired promotion offers customers additional privileges as well as the payment of up to 1000 pounds.
3-year promotion payments, the total value of the pension for 1 month and the total of all retirement pensions mediated in payments, 750 lira for the salaries lower than 1500 lira, 875 lira for salaries between 1500-2 thousand 500 lira. Will be 1000 liras for salaries of 2 thousand 500 TL and above. In addition, retirees who receive their pension from İş Bank will not pay dues for Maximum Card and supplementary cards, and will have unlimited money transfer from İşCep and Internet Branch and 3 free monthly EFTs.
QNB Finansbank offers retirees who promise to receive their pension for three years, with an opportunity to earn up to 1250 pounds of cash. The bank also offers customers who are directing the salary of their retired acquaintances the opportunity to earn a total of 1250 lira in cash, 125 lira per retirement, and a retired customer will be able to earn up to 2,500 lira in total.
QNB Finansbank customers retirees, being able to receive priority service in all QNB branches of Finansbank in Turkey as well as domestic right twice a month to free withdrawals from all ATMs of the banks will have. In addition, EFT and money transfer transactions will be free from transactions to be made using individual internet banking. In addition, retirees who have a CardFinans Retirement credit card will not pay their annual membership fee in the first year, and they will make 5 percent of their purchases from QNB Finansbank POS in pharmacies and markets. rate, will be able to benefit from the 15-month discount privilege.
Şekerbank, which provides cash gifts up to 2,400 lira to customers with retirement salary, determined the promotion amount that varies according to the salary amount to 450-750 liras. According to the agreement, a total net 450 lira for those with a monthly salary up to 1500 liras, a total net 625 lira for those between 1500-2 thousand 500 lira, and a total net 750 lira for those with 2 thousand 500 liras and above will be paid.
In addition to the main promotion amount of up to 750 liras, the bank offers 150 lira in addition to two automatic payment orders, and customers, who direct their retirement acquaintances to Şekerbank, to earn a total of 1500 lira, up to 10 retirement orientation. In the first year, Şekerbank will not receive any subscription fees from customers who will receive credit cards. The Bank offers 100 lira bonus opportunity for a total of 500 lira market shopping made from credit card until 31 March 2020.
Within the scope of the campaign initiated by Turkish Economy Bank (TEB) retired SSI retired customers, the pensioners with a salary of up to 1500 lira will benefit from the promotion advantage of 850 lira and 1125 lira with a salary between 1500-2,500 lira.
Within the scope of the campaign, TEB pays up to 150 lira per capita and a total of 1500 lira per person to its customers, which are added to the TEB Retirement Banking Family by recommending them to their relatives. Thus, retirees whose pension is over 2,500 lira and who are entitled to receive 1250 lira by moving their salary to TEB will be able to benefit from the promotion of up to 2 thousand 750 liras by adding 10 retirees to the TEB Retirement Banking Family.
VakıfBank determined the promotion amount that varies according to the salary amount to be 500-750 liras. According to the agreement, a total net 500 lira for those with a monthly salary up to 1500 lira, a total net 625 lira for those between 1500-2 thousand 500 lira, and a total net 750 lira for those who are 2 thousand 500 lira and above will be paid. Additional benefits provided to retirees under the agreement include no operating fees from salary accounts and no dues from credit cards. Thanks to the agreement that will be valid for three years, those who receive their pension from VakıfBank will be able to benefit from the advantages included in the agreement until 2023.
Pensioners, who receive their salary from VakıfBank, will be able to make money transfer and EFT transactions free of charge in a month by using their salary accounts or through VakıfBank Mobile. will also provide the HGS label linked to the salary account free of charge.
Retirees who prefer the bank until 31 March for the payment of their pensions and who promise to receive their salaries from Yapı Kredi for 3 years will be able to receive up to 1000 lira cash promotion. In addition to branches, retirement pensions can be carried to Yapı Kredi via Yapı Kredi Mobile, Personal Internet Branch, ATMs or customer contact center.
With the Pension Package, the Bank offers fee exemptions for Yapı Kredi Mobile, Yapı Kredi Personal Internet Branch and ATM transfers. In addition, pension customers, who can give free regular payment orders, receive 6-month welcome interest special for their TL savings, while they can use their personal loans at special discount rates. On the other hand, Yapı Kredi, with its Medline emergency health service membership offered to its retired customers, provides free land ambulance and medical consultation services for 1 year free of charge.
Ziraat Bank, the bank that signed the first protocol with the Social Security Institution, will make promotional payments of up to 750 lira to retired customers.
Ziraat Bank will pay a pension of up to 1500 lira to pensioners up to 1500 liras, retirees between 1500-2 thousand to 500 liras, 625 lira to retirees, and 750 lira to retirees who earn more than 2 thousand 500 liras. The payments will be made once, and the pensioners who benefit from the application will commit to receive their wages from Ziraat Bank for 3 years.
Banks opened the purse for 13 million retirees: 2 thousand 750 TL payers
Banks offer additional advantages besides promotional payments, making 13 million retirees their own customers for 3 years.