Foreign Direct Investment Records 6.3% Rise In First Half
Automotive Exports|October 2019
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Turkey increased by 6.3% from June last year to June 2019, reaching approximately $12.4 billion.

According to information compiled by the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV), FDI in Turkey retained almost a horizontal course until the 2000s and caught an upward trend in 2003. Foreign direct investment, which maintained an upward trend last year, saw a 6.3% rise from approximately $11.6 billion in June last year to $12.4 billion in the same period this year. Outgoing investments from Turkey, on the other hand, climbed by 2.4% compared to the same period last year. Qatar and the U.K. took the lead in foreign capital investments that came to Turkey in the January-June period.

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