Foreign Investors Determined Their Route as Turkey

Business Investment Foreign Investors Determined Their Route as Turkey

Foreign investments in the first 6 months of the year increased by 188 million USD, 19% of the investment came from Qatar.

The foreign direct investment coming to Turkey increased by 6.3% in June when compared to the same month last year and reached 12.4 billion USD. During this period, outgoing investments from the country also increased by 2.4%.

If we observe the foreign direct investment in the first six months of the year, it increased 188 million USD and reached 3.1 billion USD. 19.4% of this investment came from Qatar, 18.7% from the UK and 17.5% from Azerbaijan. According to 2018, the share of the top three countries in total investments increased from 34% to 55% in total.

Importance of Service Sector

In the period of 2002-2019, 15.8% of the direct investment of non-residents abroad was approximately 157.9 billion USD from the Netherlands, 7.6% from the USA, 6.9% from the UK and 6.7% came from Austria and 6.2% came from Germany. When the distribution of these investments into sectors is examined, it is determined that 61.9% of the investment of approximately 157.9 billion USD is realized in services, 37.7% in industry and 0.4% in agriculture sector.

Netherlands Factor

94 million USD of the 414 million USD of total capital investments made by the residents abroad were realized in this sector. 85% of these investments go to European countries, the Netherlands attracted 214 million USD among them came to the fore.

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