Istanbul Mineral Exporters' Association (IMIB) is a professional non-profit association which deals with all export activities in minerals sector. Istanbul Mineral Exporters' Association was founded in 1976. Among the principle areas of business of IMIB are metallic minerals, industrial minerals, natural stones, ferro alloys and other product.The main objectives of the Association are to increase exports of mineral and natural stone industry, to bring solutions to the problems of export-oriented activities in the country and to promote Turkish natural stones and minerals in abroad, effectively.


To increase the competitiveness of Turkish minerals exporters' in global market, to provide export advice and assistance to our members to penetrate all markets worldwide, to promote minerals sector through trade exhibitions, buying and trade missions, projects and publications, to provide export related information by our studies and researches, to find solutions to export related problems,to establish and develop relations with international organizations to keep warm the interests of our members.


In order to increase sustainable export in minerals sector including natural stones, to make the best effort in all aspects of the business realm.