YASED Chairman Ahmet Erdem says that international direct investors expect that the political issues between Turkey and the USA be resolved by diplomacy and that bilateral relations return to normal as soon as possible.
Mr. Faruk Özlü, Minister of Science, Industry and Technology, convened with senior executives of YASED (International Investors Association)-member companies in Istanbul. The purpose was to discuss the potential improvement in governmental incentives as well as other related efforts, in order to help scale up the number and activity of R&D centers Turkey.
Minister of Economy, Mr. Nihat Zeybekci came together with senior executives of International Investors Association-YASED-member companies in Istanbul in order to assess the investment and business environment in Turkey. During the meeting, international direct investment opportunities and incentives for mega infrastructure projects were brought to the table.
As the International Investors Association - YASED, representing more than 75% of the international direct investments in Turkey, we are gratefully remembering once more our citizens and security forces who died or who were injured for their homeland while trying to prevent the attempt for the coup d'état aiming to destroy the democratic constitutional order in our country in the night of July 15, 2016.
International Investors Association - YASED and the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) held a Consultation Meeting in Ankara on July 12 with the participation of top executives of international direct investment companies.
YASED Law & IPR Working Group and Personal Data Protection Sub-Group organized a workshop on June 6, 2017 with the participation of President of Turkish Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK) Prof. Dr. Faruk Bilir, YASED Law & IPR Working Group Chairman Mr. Selçuk Karaçay and YASED members in order to discuss the law on personal data protection.
According to the report by YASED Work Group on Foreign Trade and Customs, the taxes applied on importation for protective purposes increase the production costs. Turkish Ministry of Economy and YASED members gathered to discuss the subject.
In order to prevent the information pollution in food and agriculture sector, where the trust between the consumer and the industry is crucial, YASED held a workshop in Ankara on 10th of November with the collaboration of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock.
YASED, in an effort to prepare its members to the new Private Pension System, held a training seminar on the "Practice of Automatic Participation in PPS" that will contribute to closing the savings gap in Turkey.