Posted on 15 June 2011
15 June 2011 – Data released by the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey shows FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) into Turkey increased by over 125 Percent for the period January to April 2011 against the same period in 2010.
The total for this 2011 period reached over 4.5 Billion USD compared with the last year’s 2 Billion USD. The main investment was in foreigners property purchases (760 Million USD) followed by the utility sector (electricity, gas and water) with over 500 Million USD. Healthcare and social services had a strong investment showing at over 150 Million USD.
The country with the largest investment into Turkey (2 Billion USD) was Spain followed by Belgium (1.3 Billion USD), USA was in 4th place with 265 Million USD.
Source Invest in Turkey.