In its message published for the “World Intellectual Property Day”, “Assurance of the Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights in Turkey at the level of international standards bears critical and great importance for ensuring a sustainable investment flow,” says YASED – International Investors Association.
Conducting activities for the improvement of the business and investment environment in Turkey and the sustainable increase of global competitive power of the country economy, YASED organized a workshop together with the Deputy Minister of Trade, Rıza Tuna Turagay, on May 17th in Istanbul, with the participation of its members in order to discuss the matters of foreign trade and customs.
Ayşem Sargın, chairperson of the International Investors Association (YASED), attended the meeting of the Coordination Council for the Improvement of the Investment Environment (YOİKK), chaired by the Vice President Mr. Fuat Oktay, organized on April 25 at the Presidential Complex.
YASED International Investors Association held its fifth Business Lounge meeting with participation of Murat Yetkin, journalist-author in Istanbul on April 3rd These meetings are organized regularly for the purpose of increasing the efficiency of its communication with its members and assessing important topical issues.
We support the road map stipulated to be realized in 2019 within the scope of the New Economy Program (NEP) announced by our Minister of Treasury and Finance Mr. Berat Albayrak today. We consider it significant that the economy administration took action in terms of economic reforms that shall ensure the sustainability of growth following March 31 Local Elections.
Having congratulated all women on the occasion of ‘March 8 International Women’s Day, YASED emphasized that sustainable growth and increase in welfare can be achieved through active participation of women in business life. YASED pointed out the importance of the empowerment of women in business life and society for the future of Turkey.
On the first day of their contacts in Ankara, YASED’s Board of Directors visited Mr. Fatih Kacır and Mr. Hasan Büyükdere, Deputy Ministers of Industry and Technology, and Mr. Osman Dinçbaş, Deputy Minister of Treasury and Finance, and Prof. Dr. Yavuz Atar, Deputy Chairman of Education and Training Policies Board of the Presidency.
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.
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 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.
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.
"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.