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Exploring the Opportunities of Doing Business in Turkey: A Statistical Analysis - FCHAIN

As the global economy continues to evolve, businesses seek new markets and investment opportunities. Turkey, with its strategic location bridging Europe and Asia, abundant resources, and a diverse market, has emerged as an attractive destination for foreign investors. In this article, we will delve into the business landscape of Turkey, supported by relevant statistics, to highlight the potential benefits and challenges of conducting business in this dynamic country.

  1. Robust Economic Growth

Turkey has been experiencing significant economic growth over the past decade, making it one of the fastest-growing economies in the region. According to the World Bank, Turkey’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate averaged 5.6% between 2010 and 2019, demonstrating its resilience and potential for investors (Source: World Bank).

  1. Thriving Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Turkey has a vibrant and dynamic entrepreneurial ecosystem that fosters innovation and creativity. The Global Entrepreneurship Index 2020 ranks Turkey 41st out of 137 countries, highlighting its favorable conditions for entrepreneurship (Source: Global Entrepreneurship Index).

  1. Large and Young Population

With a population exceeding 82 million, Turkey offers a large consumer base and a skilled workforce. Furthermore, more than half of the population is under 30 years old, which adds to the country’s potential for growth and innovation (Source: TurkStat – Turkish Statistical Institute).

  1. Strategic Geographical Location

Situated at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, Turkey serves as a vital transit point for trade and commerce. Its strategic location provides easy access to major markets, making it an attractive hub for businesses looking to expand their global reach.

  1. Infrastructure Development

Turkey has made significant investments in infrastructure development, including transportation, telecommunications, and energy sectors. This ongoing commitment to improving infrastructure creates a conducive environment for businesses to thrive and enhances overall connectivity (Source: Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Investment Support and Promotion Agency).

  1. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Inflows

Turkey has consistently attracted substantial Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows. According to the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, the net FDI inflow reached USD 12.3 billion in 2022, showcasing the continued interest of international investors in the country’s potential (Source: Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey).

  1. Business-friendly Reforms

The Turkish government has been implementing various reforms to attract foreign investment and streamline business processes. These reforms aim to create a more business-friendly environment and foster economic growth.


Turkey’s dynamic economy, strategic location, and growing consumer base present an enticing landscape for businesses looking to expand their global footprint. FCHAIN Corporation, with its expertise in financial consulting and its branch in Istanbul, can play a crucial role in assisting businesses in navigating the opportunities and challenges of the Turkish market.

As with any international venture, conducting thorough market research, understanding local regulations, and leveraging professional services will be essential for success. Turkey’s growth potential, combined with FCHAIN’s expertise, positions businesses for success in this promising market.

  • Author: Gunel Musa

Public Relations Manager



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