News from YASED

10/13/2017

Relations between Turkey and the USA Should Return To Normal

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.

9/19/2017

Deputy Prime Minister Şimşek Talked with International Investors

Mehmet Şimşek, Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey, talked with the senior managers of YASED-member international investor companies in Turkey and overseas via an international teleconference.

8/15/2017

Turkey Must Place The Aim Of Becoming A Regional Center At The Heart Of Its Growth Strategy

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.

8/8/2017

Minister of Economy Zeybekci came together with YASED Members

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.

7/14/2017

Press Release for the 15th of July

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.

7/13/2017

Consultation Meeting With International Investors YASED-TOBB Joint Statement

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.

6/15/2017

YASED Organizes a Workshop on Personal Data Protection

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.

5/22/2017

Import Taxes Increase Production Cost

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.

5/18/2017

Naci Ağbal, Turkish Minister of Finance, Gathered with YASED Members

Naci Ağbal, Turkish Minister of Finance and His Team gathered with YASED members to exchange ideas on YASED agenda. 

5/11/2017

YASED High Advisory Council Meeting

Members’ ideas and suggestions were reviewed in the High Advisory Council meeting held

5/10/2017

An Update for the Customs Union Agreement may Contribute 0.98% to GDP

An update for the Customs Union Agreement may increase GDP of Turkey 0.98% especially with the contribution of the agriculture industry.

5/3/2017

YASED and VDK Officers Gathered

Officers, led by head of Tax Inspection Board (VDK) Hüseyin Karakum, gathered with YASED Work Group on Tax and Incentives (YWGoTI) to sort out issues encountered in tax review and audit processes.

4/20/2017

YASED Consultation Meeting

YASED held a consultation meeting for its members on April 20. Güven Sak, head of TEPAV, attended the meeting as the guest speaker.

3/8/2017

More Women as Top Level Managers Mean Improved Efficiency of Businesses

YASED, in celebration of ‘March 8th Women's Day’, stresses that employment of women is among the key prerequisites of sustainable growth and improved welfare.

1/1/2017

Message of Condemnation

YASED – International Investors Association strongly condemns the terrorist attack on civilians in Istanbul at the first hours of the New Year.

12/23/2016

International Labor Law Training

The new regulations in International Labor Force Law provide foreign employees and their families in Turkey with convenience.

12/20/2016

YASED Members Ready for New Practices in Transfer Pricing

YASED informed its members regarding the new practices on "BEPS and Transfer Pricing".

12/1/2016

Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek had a Meeting with Turkish and International Senior Managers of YASED Member Companies

A teleconference meeting was held between Turkish and international senior managers of YASED member foreign investor companies and Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek.

11/12/2016

Message of Condemnation - Terrorism

YASED – International Investors Association strongly condemns the terrorist attacks waged in Beşiktaş on the night of December 10.

11/11/2016

Improvement of R&D Ecosystem is YASED’s Priority

YASED, considering the improvement of R&D ecosystem in Turkey as one of its priorities, continues its efforts by collaborating with the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology.

11/10/2016

YASED Held a Workshop Regarding the Prevention of Information Pollution in Food and Agriculture Sector

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.

11/9/2016

YASED Held Training on the “Practice of Automatic Participation in PPS”

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.

11/8/2016

YASED disclosed details of its project related to sustainable development of Turkey!

YASED proposed the strategic road map to support the vision of becoming a regional center...

11/8/2016

YASED R&D Conference

YASED: “Becoming a regional center in R&D will create a multiplier effect in Turkey’s growth”...

11/8/2016

YASED’s IDI Contribution Report

YASED: “International companies directly investing in Turkey create a leverage effect in...

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