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"A large number of the Turkish entrepreneurs in the EU (68 percent) live in Germany. France and Holland follow close behind. In the 10-year period between 1996 and 2006, the investment volume of Turkish entrepreneurs increased from 5.6 billion Euro to 10.9 billion Euro. The turnover of 21.8 billion Euro in 1996 has increased as of 2006 to 43.9 billion Euro."

Life in Vienna

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Sinan Ertugrul.

By Sinan Ertuğrul* -

Vienna – Vienna is the capital of an old Empire and you realize this better while roaming the streets of the city. The Cathedral of St. Stephens, which is extensively mentioned in the Turkish traveler Evliya Celebi’s Book of Travels, is the symbol of the city. Just as it is a must for travelers to see Hagia Sophia in Istanbul and the Empire State Building in New York, it is a must to see the Cathedral of St. Stephens in Vienna.

The Wild Dragon Seeks New Markets in the USA

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The Wild Dragon, which is exported to 32 different countries in the world, is sold in the Chicago area.

Vienna, Austria -
One of the areas on which the Macro Group has been concentrating recently is Wild Dragon, an energy drink. Hüseyin Ünal started out by becoming an associate of another energy drink company in Austria, the motherland of energy drinks, and afterwards created his own brand name, The Wild Dragon.  

The Largest Turkish Food Company in Austria: The Macro Group

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Huseyin Unal, President of the Macro Group.

Vienna –
The story of the Macro Group began in a small grocery store. Hüseyin Ünal from Yozgat, who came to Austria as a worker, met the halal meat needs of various neighborhoods in Vienna. The adventure, which started by selling the meat of 30 lambs per week, has now turned into a company with a revenue of 90 million Euro.

The Man Who Introduced Ceylon Tea to European Markets

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Ayhan Bakan, President of Orient GmbH.

Vienna, Austria-
Though it interrupted the course of politics, Turkey’s coup d’état of September 12, 1980 culminated in significant changes in the lives of many young people during those years. When the army took over the state administration, many young people preferred to go abroad to get away from the political turmoil.

Austria's Vegetable & Fruit King

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Haydar Guner,the Onur Group companies founder.

Vienna, Austria-
The story began in a small, 55 square meter greengrocery. You might be able to guess the end of the tale from its title. Haydar Güner was just 21 years old when he came to Vienna in 1985 after cutting short his university education halfway through his studies. He started off by selling retail vegetables and fruit in the oldest market in Vienna. He left that job and started to work in a cleaning company.

Wedco: The Industrial Precision Cutting Tool

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Wedco High Quality Tooling, established by Edip Bay1z1tl1olu in 1991.

Vienna-
Austria’s geographically central location in Europe, at a commercial and cultural crossroads, accords advantages to businesses operating in the country.  Austria, which forms boundaries with eight contries -- Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungry, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland and Liechtenstein -- is the major supplier, particularly for the powerful industry in Germany.

Sells 400 Tons of Pizza Sauce Annually

Vienna – In the Austrian capital of Vienna, just as in Germany, Turkish entrepreneurs have heavily concentrated on the wholesale food and gastronomy sectors of the market.  The wholesale food buisness is the first to come to mind in cities where Turks make up a big part of the population.  The food wholesale and retail business was born from the need to consume food suited to their own tastes.
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