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 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.
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.
"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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
The “EU General Data Protection Regulation (GPDR)”, which will enter into force in May, was discussed at the conference that was organized in Istanbul on March 29, 2018, with the participation of the members of International Investors Association (YASED), Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK) and foreign senior experts.
YASED (International Investors Association) held a series of consultation meetings; with the Ministry of Finance on November 16, 2017, Ministry of Economy on November 21, 2017 and Ministry of Labor and Social Security on November 30, 2017. During these meetings, key topics on YASED agenda were discussed with the related Ministers and their high-level ministry officials.
The “Third Party Integrity and Compliance Risks of International Companies & Their Management Conference”, organized in cooperation with YASED and TEID, focused on how to mitigate integrity and compliance risks arising from relations with third parties as well as relevant best practices.