Direct investments to Turkey reached 4.8 billion dollars in the first 8 months of this year. In this period, Europeans have invested close to 4 billion dollars. The Netherlands made the most investment. Interest has been in the finance and insurance industry.
79 percent of direct investments were made by Europeans
Over the last few months with positive growth figures, Turkey is very important for foreign investors. According to the data of Central Bank of Turkey, in the period from January to August 2017, direct investments of foreigners in Turkey increased by 28.8 percent compared to the same period in 2016, from 3 billion 767 million dollars to 4 billion 851 million dollars. At the end of the first 8 months of this year, direct investment in Turkey of those who live in Europe increased to 3 billion 830 million dollars. Thus, 79 percent of direct investments were made by those living in Europe. The Asians followed the Europeans. Asians' direct investments increased by 5.4 percent to 825 million dollars.
Antalya is favorite city in real property
After the law conditions for foreigners who buy the real estate determined in 2012, 92 thousand 638 people bought immovable property in Turkey. These people bought immovable properties worth total of 16 billion 475 million 356 thousand 603 Turkish Liras, including 85 thousand 410 housing units, workplaces and 7 thousand 167 land. Until today, a total of 140 thousand 832 foreigners bought, worth 18 billion 174 million 543 thousand 348 Turkish Liras, including 119 thousand 280 residences, workplaces and 11 thousand 145 land. Mostly Antalya, Istanbul, Aydin and Yalova were preferred.