3/28/2008

YASED: "FDI influx into Turkey will continue"

Turkishpress.com - A report released by International Investors’ Association (YASED) said that Turkey could expect a foreign investment inflow of 15-20 billion USD in 2008 and in the following years. YASED recently released a report on the latest developments regarding foreign direct investments in the world and Turkey. According to the report, the total amount of foreign direct investments in the world rose up to 1.5 trillion USD in 2007. Foreign direct investments in Turkey increased continuously thanks to the political and macroeconomic stability, the reform process and improvement of investment environment in the country, the report said. The report also stated that the Netherlands was ranked the first in Turkey’s foreign direct investment influx list for 2007. According to the report, USA and Greece followed Dutch investments in the ranking. Moreover, the total number of foreign-capital companies operating in Turkey reached 18,308 as of 2007.

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