An update onBILATERAL ECONOMIC RELATIONS Prepared in August 2013 by the Consulate General of the Netherlands Commercial Section Mustafa Basaran,Senior Commercial Officer
TURKEY: A LARGE AND RAPIDLY GROWING ECONOMY Among Top20 World Economies, 2012 Avg. GDP Growth Rates%
GDP GROWTH RATE (2001-2012), % SECTORAL BREAKDOWN, 2011 MANUFACTURING, 2011 (est.) TUIK, www.tuik.gov.tr
MACROECONOMIC FUNDAMENTALS: Dutch government and private sector organizations classified Turkey as a ‘priority country’ together with Russia and India in 2005...
ISTANBUL… 38% of Top-500 industrial companies 50 % of international trade 27,5 % of GDP 18 % of Turkey’s population More than half of international capital firms in Turkey 155% of per capita average income 300.000 firms in the city Largest transport infrastructure
93% 130% 155% 75% 71% 141% 74% 138% 134% 96% 73% 88% 72% 40% 123% 77% 63% 110% 97% 49% 78% 61%
Turkish Imports from The Netherlands,US$1000 Source:www.tuik.gov.tr, www.cbs.nl
FDI to TURKEY FDI Flows per country of origin Levels, US$ million Number of FDI Firms Established (1954-2012) Source: Ministry of EconomicAffairs, www.ekonomi.gov.tr Source: Ministry of EconomicAffairs, www.ekonomi.gov.tr As of December 2012, 2,105 Dutch origin companies are operating in Turkey. Some of these enterprises are old timers such as Philips, Unilever, Shell and DSM with decades long presence in this country. A large portion of the Netherlands origin investments are international companies registered in the Netherlands for tax reasons.
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ROLE OF THE EMBASSY in ANKARA & THE CONSULATE GENERAL in ISTANBUL(firstname.lastname@example.org - email@example.com) Trade & Investment Inquiries (both from Dutch and Turkish companies) Reports Economic Missions, Networking, Lobbying & Support Market insight & intelligence for policy makers in the Netherlands