7/1/2020

Turkey’s Investment Council Holds First Meeting of 2020

​On June 30, the Coordination Council for the Improvement of the Investment Environment (YOIKK) held its first meeting of 2020 under the chairmanship of Vice President Mr. Fuat Oktay at the Presidential Complex in Ankara.

Delivering remarks after the meeting, Oktay said,​ “Our economy, which maintains its strength with incentives and supports, once again demonstrates that it has fast recovery reflexes after the crises.” 

Oktay pointed out that YOIKK has so far taken 21 actions to improve the investment ecosystem in Turkey. The Venture Capital Fund, launched by the council, will finance Turkish firms manufacturing high-tech products while Logistic Centers will create a more effective supply chain system in Turkey. He added that the road map prepared by the council will elevate Turkey in the Global Innovation Index.

Also attending the meeting were Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank, Minister of Trade Ruhsar Pekcan, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Fatih Dönmez, Minister of Environment and Urban Planning Murat Kurum, Minister of Family, Labor, and Social Services Zehra Zümrüt Selçuk, Minister of Justice Abdülhamit Gül, head of the Presidential Budget and Strategy Directorate Naci Ağbal, Investment Office President Burak Dağlıoğlu and Finance Office President Göksel Aşan. 
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