2/21/2011

Energy projects make up a third of FDI flow to Turkey

Milli Gazete - The main recipient of FDI in 2010 is the Turkish energy sector, attracting nearly a third of the total USD 9.8 billion of foreign investments. 116 energy companies with foreign capital constituted 34 percent of the total foreign investments the country received last year. The total number of foreign companies in Turkey has risen to 26,000, with 3,200 new companies established in 2010.

Of the 3,200 new companies established last year, some 1,300 businesses originate from the EU. Among them, 460 companies are from Germany, 162 from the Netherlands, 161 from the United Kingdom, 96 from Italy, with the remainder coming from other EU member countries.
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