2017 Foreign Investment Index which developed for Turkish companies is explained. DEİK chairman of the board Ömer Cihad Vardan stated that the foreign investments increased by 10 times in the last 15 years and the rising trend is continuing. The index was prepared by the Foreign Economic Relations Institution (DEİK), Foreign Investment Business Council and Bain&Company. The related index ranks the world countries according to the main criteria which is important for the Turkish investors. Index is prepared periodically and examines the world countries into 3 groups as low- income, medium- income and high- income based on a real factor; the domestic dynamics affects the investment priorities of the country.
Turkey is Good for being a Global Player
Turkish companies are good candidates for being a global actor by the features of the merging, purchases and making investments in foreign countries. Omer Cihad Vardan emphasized that there is a rising trend for the investments and the foreign investments increased by 10 times in the last 15 years. Vardan said: “The number of our business council is increased. This council is the basing of our works. 128 councils are domestic and the total number of the business councils is 135.” Vardan also told that they want to go and communicate with every profitable place in the world. Which investments develop the business men? Which investments and how? The selling and buying the product in the market is not the only target. Ömer Cihad Vardan also explained that with new and advanced technologies; they are trying to attract foreign companies.