Published On: Sun, Nov 12th, 2017

Turkey receives foreign investment worth USD 140 billion between 2010-2016




Turkey receives foreign investment worth USD 140 billion between 2010-2016

Turkey has been a country of attraction for foreign investments for quite a while now thanks to factors like its location, trained manpower and advancing technology etc. Based on data provided by Turkey’s Ministry of Economy, 140 billion dollars of direct capital has come to Turkey, of which 128.5 billion dollars was from 20 countries, in the period between 2010 and February 2016. The share of said 20 countries in the total investment was recorded as 91.7 percent.

When we look at the list we can see following countries in the top ten
(in US Dollars, between 2010 and 2016)

1-Netherlands: 22 billion 15 million dollars

(The share of investment from Dutch companies in total direct investment was 15.8 percent)

2-USA: 11 billion 198 million dollars



The share of investment from US companies in total direct investment is 8.0 percent

3- Austria: 9 billion 759 million dollars

(The share of investment from Austrian companies in total direct investment was 7.0 percent)

4- UK: 9 billion 538 million dollars

The share of investment from British companies in total direct investment is 6.8 percent

5- Luxembourg: 8 billion 985 million dollars

The share of investment from Luxembourg companies in total direct investment is 6.4 percent

6- Germany: 8 billion 851 million dollars.

The share of investment from German companies in total direct investment is 6.4 percent

7- Belgium: 8 billion 209 million dollars

The share of investment from Belgian companies in total direct investment is 5.9 percent

8- Spain: 7 billion 636 million dollars

The share of investment from Spanish companies in total direct investment was 5.5 percent

9- Greece: 6 billion 867 million dollars

The share of investment from Greek companies in total direct investment is 4.9 percent

10- France: 6 billion 850 million dollars

The share of investment from French companies in total direct investment is 4.9 percent

 

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