News from YASED


Turkey-EU High Level Economic Dialogue Meeting

The third Turkey-EU High-Level Economic Dialogue meeting was held in Istanbul on February 28, 2019.


Advisory Board Meeting of the Ministry of Trade

YASED attended the meeting of the Ministry of Trade Advisory Board, chaired by Minister of Trade Ruhsar Pekcan, on 22 February 2019.


YASED International Investors Association held its 38th Ordinary General Assembly

Ayşem Sargın becomes YASED's new chairperson


YASED’s Visit to the Ministry of Industry and Technology

Delegation of YASED’s Technology and Innovation Working Group, led by Working Group Chairperson Mustafa Ayhan, met M. Bilal Macit, the General Director of R&D Initiatives at the Ministry of Industry and Technology, on January 29th, 2019 in Ankara.


YASED Delegation Discusses National Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy and Action Plan in Ankara

YASED delegation congratulated Mr. Mandal on his assignment as the Vice President of Presidential Council on Science, Technology and Innovation Policies


YASED Delegation Paid a Visit to the Deputy Minister of Industry and Technology Fatih Kacır

Delegation of YASED’s Technology and Innovation Working Group, led by the Secretary General Özlem Özyiğit and the Chairperson of theWorking Group, Mustafa Ayhan, visited Fatih Kacır, Deputy Minister of Industry and Technology, on January 17th, 2019 at his office.


The Council of the Presidency on Health and Food Policies Meeting

The members of YASED’s Access to Health Working Group, visited Prof. Dr. Mr. Necdet Ünüvar, member of the Council of the Presidency on Health and Food Policies, on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2019.


Informative Meeting on The Protection of Value of The Turkish Currency

YASED organized an informative meeting on December 12th, 2018 in relation to the No. 85 Presidency Decision regarding Amendment No.32 on the Law on the Protection of Value of the Turkish Currency.


YASED organized an informative training about VERBİS

YASED organized a meeting on December 5th, 2018 to communicate the latest developments regarding the protection of personal information, with the participation of Mr. Mustafa Erbilli; the Department Head of Data Management of the Institution for the Protection of Personal Information, Mr. Mustafa Erbilli.


YASED CEO Forum Meeting

Senior executives from YASED member companies met on November 21st, in the regular CEO Forum Meetings.


YASED International Investors Association: We are proud that Turkey has climbed 17 ranks in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Index...

The World Bank released the "Ease of Doing Business Report 2019". In the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Index, Turkey has risen 17 ranks compared to the previous year, and ranked 43 among 190 countries.


YASED Chairman meets the German Investors Committee

YASED International Investors Association Chairman Ahmet Erdem attended the 'Consultation Meeting with Germany Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy and German Investors' held in Ankara on October 26, 2018 as a speaker.


YASED (International Investors Association): Reforms supporting value added investments should continue

With the cooperation of the Ministry of Industry and Technology, YASED (International Investors Association) organized a workshop in Istanbul on October 25, 2018 to evaluate the investment and business environment in Turkey.


YASED Members Explain the Contribution of International Direct Investments to the Economy At ITU

"We believe for Turkey to achieve its objective to become one of the 10 biggest economies in the world by 2023, it should also be within the top 10 rank with the highest attraction of FDI (international direct investments)," said Özlem Özyiğit, YASED Secretary General.


YASED (International Investors Association) Attended the NGO Advisory Council Meeting of the Ministry of Trade

YASED attended the monthly held meetings of the Ministry of Trade, "Advisory Council with NGOs", held under the chairmanship of Ruhsar Pekcan, Minister of Trade, to consult and evaluate the agenda topics.


YASED Continues Its Official Contacts in Ankara With Its Structural Reforms Agenda

The Board Committee of YASED (International Investors Association) under the chairmanship of Ahmet Erdem


Yased's Statement About Fighting Inflation

Ahmet Erdem, the Chairman of the International Investors Association (YASED) stated


The New Economic Program Press Release

The New Economic Plan announced by Berat Albayrak, the Minister of Treasury and Finance, is designed with a realistic approach for sustainable economic development and lays out tangible and net targets.


Executives from American companies met with President Erdoğan

YASED International Investors Association organized a meeting on September 19, 2018 at Külliye in cooperation with AmCham, coordinated by The Presidencial Investment Office.


YASED Board of Directors makes a series of visits in Ankara

YASED (International Investors Association) Board of Directors made a series of visits in Ankara, meeting with the Minister of Industry and Technology Mr. Mustafa Varank,


Press Release Regarding the Transition to the Presidential System

Ahmet Erdem, Chairman of YASED International Investors Association, has congratulated the new cabinet which is taking on its duties for the first time under the Turkish Republic’s new presidential government system.


The 37th YASED General Assembly Meeting took place with the participation of Nihat Zeybekci, Minister of Economy.

YASED: “Today prioritization of policies that will boost international direct investments (FDI) is more important than ever for our country.”


Press Statement Regarding the June 24 Elections

Ahmet Erdem, the Chairman of YASED International Investors Association representing the international investment companies directly investing in Turkey, congratulated Recep Tayyip Erdoğan,


YASED – Ministry of Energy Consultation Meeting

The Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Berat Albayrak met with top executives of YASED International Investor Association member firms in Istanbul. Opportunities for international direct investments, as well as steps that must be taken to ensure sustainable growth in the energy sector, were discussed in the meeting.


YASED Members Get Together with the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology at the “Digital Transformation” Workshop

Top ranking officials from YASED member corporations met with the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology to exchange ideas on what needs to be done as part of Turkey’s “Digital Transformation” process, focusing on current best efforts.

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