12/16/2009

Turkey calls on Dutch businessmen to invest in Turkey

 

Turk.Net - Zafer Caglayan, Turkey’s State Minister for Foreign Trade, said on Tuesday that Turkey aims to raise its trade volume with the Netherlands five-fold in three years.

 

Caglayan stated that Turkey aims to raise its foreign trade volume with the Netherlands to USD 20 billion.

 

"Turkey has attracted foreign direct investment worth USD 65 billion in the last five years, and 20 percent of this was from Dutch companies", said Caglayan at a meeting in the Netherlands. Caglayan called on Dutch businessmen to invest in Turkey, adding that there are around 400,000 Turks living in the Netherlands today.

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