Skip navigation links
Press Releases
News from Turkey
Publications
Upcoming Tenders
Links
Videos
Newsletter Subscription
This page is print preview page.
Click here to return to the page.
Print page
News
 
Turkey Starts Tech-Driven Industry Initiative 
15.08.2019

Tech-Driven Industry Initiative, also known as the “end-to-end localization” plan, which the Ministry of Industry and Technology has been working on for a long time, was published in the Official Gazette. The program aims to curtail dependence on imports of strategic goods and could eventually have a positive effect on the current account deficit to the tune of USD 30 billion.

 

Speaking about the program, Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank stated that the program was prepared to permanently reduce the current deficit and provide GDP growth under the leadership of technology. “It will be a result-oriented program based on the commercialization of products resulting from R&D activities and the increase in domestic added-value. With the decrease in the ratio of imported intermediate goods in industry, our current deficit will decrease permanently, and our hand will be strengthened in global competition,” Varank said.

24.09.2019 President Erdoğan Attends UN General Assembly Meetings in New York
22.09.2019 Turkey’s Largest Aerial Event Takes Place for Second Time
09.09.2019 US Delegation Visits Turkey
15.08.2019 Turkey Starts Tech-Driven Industry Initiative
08.08.2019 YOIKK Holds its Second Meeting in August
05.08.2019 Turkey Marks Completion of Istanbul-Izmir Highway and Bursa City Hospital
01.08.2019 DP World Yarimca Connects the Sea with the Silk Road
16.07.2019 The Turkish Nation Rallied in Ankara and İstanbul to Commemorate the 3rd Anniversary of July 15
10.07.2019 Turkey Unveils the 11th Development Plan
05.07.2019 NGN Group Opens Data Center in Istanbul
<<
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
>>