Posted on 14 February 2011
Turkey: International Investors say Investment in Turkey “Even more successful than expected”
Over the first half of 2007, more than half of foreign investors in Turkey reached their sales, export, and profitability goals. In addition a significant proportion of these investors surpassed their goals.
Inflows of foreign capital to Turkey continue despite difficulties, international Investors association (YASED) stated. YASED, which represents 85 percent of all foreign investors in Turkey, announced the results of its Barometer for the first half of 2007 yesterday. According to the report, 64 percent of investors are planning to increase their investments in Turkey.
The research indicates that over the first half of 2007, more than half of the members of YASED reached and even exceeded their sales, export, and profit goals.
The poll also revealed that over the first six months of the current year, 52 percent of foreign investors in Turkey have reached their sales targets and that 40 percent of them were even more successful than expected. When compared to export figures from the same period, only 2 percent of investors were unable to reach their aim.
Source – Turkish Daily News