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US & Canadian big business looks to Turkey

Istanbul, 20 April 2012 - Speaking in Washington on a recent visit to business leader in the US, Mr Zafer Caglayan, Turkey’s Minister of Economy, said that US companies were looking to take advantage of the new business incentives Turkey had introduced and the new education project in Turkey. Caglayan...

Posted on 30 April 2012

Turkey & US expects doubling of trade by 2014

Istanbul, 19 April 2012 - Speaking at a recent event organised by Turkish Confederation of Businessmen and Industrialists and Center for American Progress in Washington, John Bryson, the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, said Turkey and the US have started seeing the fruits of closer business relationship. “Ankara's goal to push...

Posted on 30 April 2012

New Turkish business incentives attracts US companies to Turkey

New York, 18 April 2012 - Currently on a visit to the US to introduce the new Turkish investment scheme, Zafer Caglayan, Turkey’s Minister of Economy, said “Turkey’s new incentive system impressed the US businessmen. We expect to see a boost in foreign investments this year”. According to Caglayan the...

Posted on 18 April 2012

Asian side Istanbul attracts property investors

Istanbul, 17th April 2012 - Istanbul’s new international financial centre at Atasehir on the Asian side of Istanbul is attracting international investor especially from the Middle East and the Gulf. The Istanbul Finance Center is a massive project covering 2.5 million square metres of land and includes offices, hotel, conference...

Posted on 18 April 2012

Number of property buyers in Turkey set to increase

Istanbul, 16 April 2012 - With Turkish property sales to foreigners set to reach 2.5 billion USD Turkey intends to reach even more foreign buyers through a series of roadshows. Turkey is currently changing the law of reciprocity to allow citizens of all countries to buy property in Turkey. The...

Posted on 18 April 2012

Turkey to hold Middle East tourism expo

Ankara, 13 April 2012 - Hoping to double the number of Arab tourists visiting Turkey to 4 million Turkey will host the Middle East Tourism Exhibition in Ankara in May. At least 300 tourism professionals from at least 30 countries are expected attend the event including various specialist sectors as...

Posted on 18 April 2012

Turkey and China sign investment agreements worth billions

Istanbul, 12 April 2012 - During the recent official visit to China by Turkey’s Prime Minister to attend Turkish-Chinese Economic and Trade Cooperation Forum held in Beijing, PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan invited Chinese companies to invest in Turkey saying, “Chinese investors should take advantage of the recently unveiled incentives regime....

Posted on 18 April 2012

More US companies invest in Turkey

Istanbul, 11th April 2012 - According to Rizanur Meral, President of the Turkish Confederation of Businessmen and Industrialists, more US companies have been setting up businesses in Turkey over the last 4 years. According to Meral “Some 400 US companies have established a presence in Turkey since 2007, taking the...

Posted on 13 April 2012

Turkish company given role in developing new generation Fiat vehicles

Istanbul, 10th April 2012 - Tofas, one of Turkey’s leading automotive companies will take up the role as Fiat’s research and development centre for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Tofas is a joint venture between Turkey’s leading Koc Holding’s company and Fiat, Italy’s largest automotive manufacturer. The company has...

Posted on 13 April 2012

Goldman Sachs invests 240 million USD in Turkey

Istanbul, 10th April 2012 - Goldman Sachs, the global investment and securities company,  has bought a 13.3 percent share in Aksa Enerji a subsidiary Kazanci Holding. The deal worth 240 million USD had an immediate effect on the company driving the value of the company up to 1.8 billion USD....

Posted on 13 April 2012