Turkey is one of the fastest growing economies among EU and OECD member countries, thanks to successfully
implemented macroeconomic policies and structural reforms. After a decrease during the 2009 global economic crisis,
Turkish economy bounced back with strong growth rates and than settled into a more sustainable pace of 4.1% in 2013, 2.9% in
2014 and 4.0% in 2015 in real TL terms.
Owing to the prominent economic performance, Turkey attracted around USD 160 billion of foreign direct investment
between 2003 and 2015 and Turkish economy is expected to attract USD 70 billion of FDI within the next 4 years. As of
2016, more than 50,000 foreign companies have operations in Turkey.