10 reasons to invest in Turkey

1. Economic Achievements Turkey
2. Population
3. Qualified and competitive workforce
4. Liberals and reformers investment climate
5. Infrastructure Turkey
6. Central location
7. Energy Corridor and terminal in Europe
8. Low taxes and other incentives
9. customs union with the EU since 1996
10. Large Internal Market

1. Economic Achievements

Booming economy of the Turkish Republic, GDP has tripled and has $ 820 billion in 2013, achieved while it was $ 2.002 trillion 231 (this data is provided by Turkish statistics institute TurkStat)
Stable economic growth in Turkey, confirming an average annual real GDP growth of 5.1% in the last 10 years.
Promising economy with a bright future should Turkey the fastest growing economy among OECD countries in 2012-2017 years. In average annual GDP growth is 5.2%.
Turkey has 17th largest economy in the world and 6th largest economy compared with the EU in 2013.
Institutional economics has fueled in the last 10 years, foreign direct investment reached more than 135 billion US dollars, the Central Bank of Turkey.
Dynamic and private sector development with the volume of exports to 152 billion dollars, which increased in the period from 2004 to 2013, 245% (TurkStat)


The population of 77.7 million people in 2014. The largest number of the young population compared with the EU (Eurostat) Half the population aged 30.4 years (2013 TurkStat)
Young, dynamic, well-educated population, which is composed of different cultures,


Over 28.3 million young, educated and motivated professionals

Increase in labor productivity

About 610,000 students each year from 183 universities Statements

More than 700,000 high school graduates, about half of them - graduates of vocational and technical high schools

4. Liberal and reformist investment climate

Refer to second among OECD countries in the number of reforms aimed at lifting restrictions on foreign direct investment in 1997.

Favorable business conditions, for example, to open a business takes an average of 6 days, compared from more than 11 days in the OECD countries (World Bank report on the conduct of business, 2014)

Very competitive investment environment

The high level of production and service

The equal treatment of all investors

Around 37,000 companies with international capital

International arbitration

Warranty transfer


The new technical infrastructure for transport, telecommunications and energy

A well-developed and inexpensive system of maritime transport

The possibility of rail transport in Central and Eastern Europe

Well-organized transport routes and mechanisms of direct deliveries to most EU countries


This bridge from east to west and from south to north, the country offers direct and inexpensive access to major markets
Convenient access to consumer 1.5 billion in Europe, Eurasia, the Middle East and North Africa
Issue in several markets with a GDP of $ $ 25000000000000

7. Energy Corridor and Terminal EUROPE

An important energy terminal and corridor of Europe which connects East and West.
As Turkey, while the main energy consumer, Europe, is located in the west of the country near more than 70% of primary energy resources in the world, it is the focal point of transit in the field of energy resources.

8. Low taxes and other incentives

Corporation was reduced 33-20%, may include tax breaks and incentives in the areas of technology development, industrial zones and free zones full or partial exemption from corporation tax, a financial contribution, the employer's share of social security and land acquisition.
Support strategic investments

9. customs union with the EU since 1996

Customs union with the EU since 1996, and the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with 20 countries.
Preparation of further free trade agreements
The accession negotiations with the EU

10 large domestic market

39.9 million broadband Internet subscribers in 2014, compared to 0.1 million in 2002
71.9 million mobile subscribers in 2014, compared to 23 million in 2002
57 million credit card users in 2014, compared to 16 million in 2002
2014 166 500 000 passengers, compared to 33 million in 2002
35.9 million international arrivals in 2014, up from 13 million in 2002