Why Turkey?

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Thanks to its unique geographical position, Turkey offers significant opportunities for foreign investors.

A RELIABLE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

  • Mature and dynamic private sector: high productivity, regional base of many well-known international companies).
  • Liberal and secure investment environment: equal treatment of domestic and foreign investors. Foreign investors enjoy the same privileges and obligations as the domestic investors
  • Developed infrastructure: modern motorways, extensive railway network with high-speed train services, large and high-standard international airports, new and developed telecommunication infrastructure
  • Strong macro-economic fundamentals and fiscal discipline
  • 20th most attractive FDI destination for 2015 (UNCTAD Survey)
  • FDI in Turkey worth16.8 billion in 2015

A FAVOURABLE TAX REGIME

  • Competitive tax system: Corporate Income Tax is 20%; individual Income Tax varies from 15% to 35%; tax benefits and incentives in Technology Development Zones, Industrial Zones and Free Zones
  • Customs Union with the EU Countries; 23 Free Trade Agreements (FTA) already in place, while 18 more FTA are at negotiation level
  • Turkey has signed Double Taxation Agreements with 82 countries

LEADING ROLE IN THE REGION

  • A gateway between Europe, Middle East and Central Asia.
  • Access to Europe, Caucasus, Central Asia, the Middle East and North Africa: from Istanbul, it only takes 4 hours by plane to reach more than 50 countries, a quarter of the world's population and a quarter of the world's economy

ATTRACTIVE LABOUR COSTS

  • Large and growing domestic market: population of 78 million people
  • Supply of young and talented labor
  • Over 29.7 million young, well-educated and motivated professionals

POLITICAL STABILITY

  • Parliamentary democracy based on multi-party political system.
  • Strong civil society with many NGO’s : thousands of foundations and associations are engaged dynamically in a variety of activities in the society ranging from education, culture, arts, health, social welfare to science, technology, research, environment, natural life, sports, women and similar

AN OPEN, DIVERSE AND RELIABLE PARTNER

  • G-20 member
  • Top Tourism destination with 41 million foreign visitors as of 2015
  • An important energy terminal and corridor in Europe connecting the East and the West

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