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Invest in Turkey

Why Turkey?

Turkey is the perfect investment environment with its strategic location as well as its motivated and qualified workforce. Global investorss are invited to join Turkey's economic and social growth.

Powerage

  • A population of 73 million, half of which under the age of 29
  • 60% of the population is under the age of 35
  • Largest youth population as compared to EU countries

source: TurkStat and EUROSTAT 2009

Education

  • Approximately 450,000 students graduated from around 150 universities and other higher aducation institutions in 2009
  • 550,000 high school graduates in 2009 (one third from vocational and technical hig schools)
  • Around 25 million young, well educated and motivated labor force
Infrastructure
  • New and highly developed technological infrastructure in transportation, telecommunications and energy
  • As an energy transit country, Turkey currently has the capacity to transport 121 million tons of oil to the world markets per annum. Once the ongoing projects are completed, the annual transit capacity will increase to 221 million tons of oil and 43 billion m3 of natural gas
  • Advance tranportation and proximity to the markets in Europe, Caucasus, Central Asia, the Middle East and North Africa
Economy

  • 16th largest economy of the world and 6th largest economy as compared to the EU countries in 2009 (IMF-WEO)
  • 15th most attractive FDI destination for 2008-2010 (UNCTAD World nvestment Prospects survey)
A Business-Friendly Environment
  • Highly competitive investment conditions
  • National treatment to all global investors
  • Equal access to government incentives for all global investors
  • With and avarage of 6 days to start a business, Turkey ranks well ahead of other competitors and the OECD countries

Visit www.invest.gov.tr for more information.