Turkey attracts $7 billion direct investments in 8 months

Turkey attracted nearly $7 billion direct investment in the first 8 months of 2018, said the head of the country’s presidential investment office.

This figure was almost the same with the January-August period in 2017, Arda Ermut told Anadolu Agency.

He noted that Turkey is expected to attract over $11 billion direct investment by the end of the current year, which is more than the figures registered in 2017.

When looking at economic issues [] it is important that figures did not drop compared to last year, he said, adding: But we think that Turkey’s investment potential was much higher.”

The year 2019 will be a positive one with regard to investments due to structural measures, Ermut said.

“Turkey will continue to attract the attention of international investors,” he said.

Source: International Islamic News Agency


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