Investment Office Co-Hosts 'Market Focus: Türkiye'

​Investment Office co-hosted “Market Focus: Türkiye" conference in collaboration with the Turkish Embassy in Bern, the Turkish Consulate General in Geneva, and the Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services. This conference unveiled the potential created by the revised Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between European Free Trade Association (EFTA) states and Türkiye.

During his welcoming speech, Investment Office Vice President Bekir Polat said, "The current economic strategies strive to enhance FDI by emphasizing transparency, consistency, predictability, and adherence to global standards." He also pointed out that "The recent increase in FDI and portfolio inflows is indicative of the growing economic reliability and attractiveness."

Polat emphasized that the Investment Office's FDI strategy is constructed around boosting competitiveness in the investment environment, integrating into the global value chain, digital transformation, green transformation, and qualified human resources.

"Türkiye has made significant progress in global integration, particularly in green and digital transformation, noted Polat, adding that these efforts encompass updating agreements, fostering collaborations, enhancing logistics capabilities, and prioritizing value-added services such as R&D and design in the manufacturing sector."

During the conference, Investment Office Unit Manager Mustafa Erdönmez also delivered a presentation on “Türkiye's business opportunities and participation in the global value chain".

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Free Trade Agreement; Free Trade Association; Türkiye; investment; FDI