Investment Office President A. Burak Dağlıoğlu participated as a panelist at the “Global Opportunities and Collective Entrepreneurship" session of the International Young Businesspeople Congress (UGİK) hosted by the Independent Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association (MÜSİAD) in Istanbul.
The congress, themed “Global Harmony", commenced with inaugural addresses by Minister of Youth and Sports Dr. Osman Aşkın Bak and Minister of Trade Ömer Bolat, followed by presentations from distinguished executives from various sectors.
Emphasizing Türkiye's attractiveness to investors, President Dağlıoğlu stated, "Türkiye has attracted 20 percent of manufacturing investments in its geographical scope in the past decade, making it the go-to country for such investments in the region." He underscored Türkiye's resilience, solid reform agenda, geostrategic location, and competitive talent pool as key factors driving investor appetite.
Dağlıoğlu highlighted Türkiye's leadership in addressing global challenges, including digitalization, sustainability, conservative trade policies, and geopolitical crises while noting, "Türkiye has a leader who swiftly adapts to these challenges and devises solutions—a fact appreciated by investors." He also commended Türkiye's top position for expansion investments in the region over the last decade.
Dağlıoğlu further emphasized Türkiye's role as a central hub for export-oriented businesses post-pandemic, with Turkish companies attracting investments and creating success stories through globally competitive products. He reiterated the Investment Office's dedication to fostering global harmony and facilitating investments that contribute to Türkiye's sustainable economic growth.
Stressing the importance of attracting qualified FDI, Dağlıoğlu spotlighted the Investment Office's commitment to evaluating the sustainability contributions of all companies in its portfolio, recognized by UNCTAD as a successful model for other IPAs.