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Turkey Moves Up In World Steel Industry


The Turkish iron and steel industry is one of the biggest sectors when considering production, export and employment. The Turkish steel industry has shown a stable growth trend since 2001. Turkey’s crude steel production capacity reached around 34.1 million tons in 2008, up by 72% from 19.8 million tons in 2000.

The World's Second Largest Textile Investor: The Turkish Textile Sector

With the export figures it has reached and its qualified employment capacity, the Turkish textile sector is one of most important players in the world textile sector. After China, Turkey is the largest textile investor oriented towards textile machines in the world. It is estimated that investments in the textile and ready-made clothing sectors have reached a total of $150 billion.

Top Cities for Foreign Investors

Washington, DC– Despite a growing interest in Asia, U.S. real estate, by a wide margin, has risen to the top of the global property market among foreign investors, with New York City and Washington named the top two global cities for foreign investors’ real estate dollars according to the results of the 16th annual survey by the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE).

Turks Contribute $17B to California

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California resident Dr. Ertan Elmaağaçlı  finished his three and a half year DBA with a paper on “The Turkish Diaspora Who Live in California and Their Contribution to the Economy.” This research aims to present the Californian Turks in a better light as well as reveal their contribution to the local economy.

Competing in the U.S. market BUT HOW?

Every other day we receive an e-mail from a Turkish company, asking for help to sell its products in the U.S. or asking questions about marketing their products, opening an office, finding a representative, locating an export opportunity. In other words, thinking about the American market!

The Germans in Turkey

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Türkiye Araştırmalar Merkezi

As in many West European countries, immigrants in Germany and their adaptation to society is one of the constant issues in German politics. If Germany is taken as the focal point, the Turks, forming the largest immigrant group with a population of 2.6 million, have a consistent place in the middle of the discussion.
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