1. PRIOR TO ARRIVAL
ISPAT : Investment Support and Promotion Agency in Turkey
Official organism depending on Prime Ministry.
Their goal is to promote and helpinternational potential investors. They fill out their mission by having local representatives in 21 countries. They propose a complete support (marketing, financial, legal, economical ...) and supportyou all along your project, including when business has started.
For practical details : http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/fr/conseils-aux-voyageurs_
For cultural approach :http://www.bibliomonde.com/pays/turquie-7.html
3. WHY TO INVEST IN TURKEY ?
Strategically Geographic position between East and West, which makes of Turkey a great interlocutorbetween two worlds
Open minded country to investors
Parliamentary democracy based on a multi parties system
More than 40000 foundations and 80000 associations engaged in agreat variety of social activities, such as education, culture, art, health, science, technology ...
Access to different continents representing ¼ of world population - less than 4 hours planeDynamic Industry and domestic market in high % growth
Labor quite young and ratio performance/cost is good (61 % is less than 34 years old, representing 45 million people)
SameEconomic environment for turkish and foreign investors. 205 billion dollars investors.
Potential member of UE – free exchange with countries from AELE (european countries for free exchange)G20 and ONU member
Competitive taxation system ( level down to 30 %, fiscal incentives, social charges, ...)
Touristic destination for more than 27 milliontourists
4. NEGOCIATIONS AND CULTURE
For first contact, you can shake hands when arriving, not when leaving. Wait people give their hands. With women, tradition is not to shake hands,...