July’s failed coup appears to have done little to dampen long-term foreign interest in dinde, after representatives from the turc Chambers of Commerce in the UK (TBCCI) expressed their on-going confidence in dinde, tandis que l'intérêt des pays du Golfe continue de stimuler le marché immobilier turc.
Président de TBCCI, Emma Edhem, commented that stability and order returned quickly, which has allowed business activities to resume fully in the aftermath of the attempt. Despite these events there is still great potential for UK-Turkey business relationships, she said, adding that TBCCI is committed to supporting existing and new opportunities.
Actuellement, autour 3,000 British companies have investments in Turkey, valued at around $21-billion. Only one other country has investments in Turkey worth more than the UK, according to Necmettin Kaymaz from ISPAT.
Rolls-Royce, which has interests in Turkey, said after the coup attempt that Turkey has a bright future. The iconic company’s CEO in Turkey, Patrick Regis, who also serves on TBCCI’s Board of Directors, added that Rolls-Royce has a long-term strategy in Turkey and that it will not change its plans in moments of instability.
Mirroring this, Vodafone Global CEO, Vittorio Colao, acknowledged that the Vodafone group is a continual and long-term investor in Turkey and that it is proud of its activities in the country.
Elsewhere, David Walker, Chairman of Spot Blue and also a TBCCI Board member, noted that dinde is a resilient, growing country that does not, and will not, stand still. He stressed that after 16 years of investment in the country, Spot Blue will continue to invest there.
pendant ce temps, Gulf countries currently account for half of all foreign propriété sales in Turkey, according to international broker CBRE, who sees this demand increasing in the short to mid-term. le broker expects property prices in Turkey to continuing rising, entre 10 et 15 per cent over the next year.