4/29/2009

“Nuclear energy may attract foreign capital worth USD 18 billion”

Haber Turk – Turgay Ciner, President of Ciner Group, said the nuclear power plant investment – for which they bid along with the Russian investors - will be constructed in seven years and make a contribution of 0.3 percent to Turkey’s growth per annum. Ciner noted that steel and cement for the construction will be supplied locally and added: “At least 3,000 people will be employed for the construction, whereas steel and cement worth a total of USD 1 billion will be procured per annum.” Ciner also said the nuclear energy investment will allow for a USD 18 billion worth of foreign capital for Turkey.

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