6/13/2011

FDI inflow to Turkey up 126 percent, January-April data show

Turkey attracted USD 4.67 billion of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first 4 months of 2011, according to recently released data by the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey.

Corresponding to a 126 percent of increase over last year’s USD 2 billion in the same period, the FDI inflow to Turkey channeled into the following sectors; financial intermediation with USD 4.3 billion, electricity, gas and water supply with USD 536 million, manufacturing with USD 296 million, real estate, renting, business services with USD 242 million, and healthcare-social services with USD 156 million. Approximately USD 760 million of the total attracted FDI consisted of property acquisitions by foreigners.

Spain emerged as the top contributor with USD 2 billion in the country wise analysis of the FDI inflow, followed by Belgium, France, the USA and the Netherlands with respective amounts of USD 1.3 billion, USD 716 million, USD 265 million and USD 260 million.
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