News from YASED

10/9/2019

ISTANBUL FINANCE SUMMIT

Ayşem Sargın, the Chairperson of the International Investors Association (YASED), delivered a speech at "the Istanbul Finance Summit" held on October 9, 2019.

10/1/2019

Meeting the goals of the New Economic Program would boost international investments

In her statement regarding the 2020-2022 New Economic Program (NEP) announced by the Minister of Treasury and Finance Berat Albayrak; Ayşem Sargın, Chairperson of the International Investors Association (YASED), has said the investment environment would be rejuvenated as credit channels will be opened if the New Economic Program's goals of increasing domestic demand and growth are met.

9/6/2019

American companies in Turkey have presented the roadmap for the 100 billion-dollar bilateral trade goal

Expectations for the 100 billion-dollar bilateral trade goal between the United States and Turkey were discussed prior to the US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross' visit to Turkey beginning on September 6, 2019.

9/2/2019

Framework Investment Legislation

As YASED, we have been tasked to support the Republic of Turkey's Presidential Investment Office and the Republic of Turkey's Presidential Department of Strategy and Budget with regard to the preparation of an "Investment Framework Legislation" aimed at protecting special investments and investors, which appeared on the Coordination Committee for the Improvement of the Investment Environment (YOİKK) Action Plan for 2019-2020, to which we made significant contributions.

9/1/2019

Analysis Report on Turkey's Competitiveness Regarding FDI

As competition in the area of foreign direct investment continues to get stiffer, determining the issues in which Turkey stands out or lags behind relative to competitive countries and taking the necessary actions have become prominent topics.

8/29/2019

Master Export Plan

On August 29, 2019, the Ministry of Trade held its launch meeting on the Master Export Plan, which was featured in the New Economic Program and had been worked on for some time.

8/27/2019

YOİKK Tax, Funding and Incentives Working Group Meeting

A group meeting was held on August 27, 2019 under the presidency of Çetin Ali Dönmez, the Republic of Turkey Deputy Minister of Industry and Technology, and the participation of related Ministries, organizations and NGOs.

8/23/2019

YOİKK R&D, Added Value Production and Certification Working Group Meeting

A consultation meeting was held on August 23, 2019 under the presidency of Çetin Ali Dönmez, the Republic of Turkey Deputy Minister of Industry and Technology, and the participation of related Ministries, organizations and NGOs.

8/8/2019

Chairperson of YASED Participated in the YOIKK Meeting...

The second meeting of the Coordination Committee for the Improvement of the Investment Environment (YOİKK) was held in the Presidential Complex on August 8, 2019.

7/23/2019

The Eleventh Development Plan

The Eleventh Development Plan drawn up by the Presidential Department of Strategy and Budget (PDSB) entered into force on July 23, 2019.

7/15/2019

A Strong Democracy is the Assurance of a Strong Turkey

Ayşem Sargın, the Chairperson of International Investors Association (YASED) has remarked: "On 15 July, the Turkish public clearly showed its commitment to the principles of democracy and the rule of law. A strong democracy is an irrevocable assurance of a Turkey strong at every area."

6/24/2019

‘Our focus should be to enter our 100th year with a strong economy’

Ayşem Sargın, Chairperson of the International Investors Association (YASED), gave an assessment regarding the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality election.

6/14/2019

Turkey Jumped Four Places in the International Direct Investment Ranking

Turkey jumped 4 places and ranked 21st in the global international direct investment (FDI) rankings.

5/30/2019

YASED High Advisory Council Meeting

The YASED 2019 High Advisory Council (HAC) meeting was held on 30 May 2019.

5/29/2019

YASED Development Workshop

The Presidency of Turkey, Presidency of Strategy and Budget and YASED organized a workshop within the scope of the preparations for the 11th Development Plan.

5/25/2019

YASED’s “World Intellectual Property Day” Message

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.

5/21/2019

YASED Customs and Trade workshop held in Istanbul

YASED organized a workshop together with the Deputy Minister of Trade, Rıza Tuna Turagay, on May 17th in Istanbul.

4/26/2019

Ayşem Sargın Attends the Meeting of the Coordination Council for the Improvement of the Investment Environment

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.

4/17/2019

YASED continues its Ankara contacts also in April…

New Board of Directors of YASED International Investors Association taking office in February continued its visits and contacts in Ankara in April as well.

4/16/2019

Journalist Author Murat Yetkin was a guest in YASED Business Lounge Meeting…

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.

4/10/2019

YASED: We Focus on Economic Reform and Aim for Sustainable Development

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.

3/7/2019

YASED: Economic development is only possible by investing in women

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.

3/6/2019

YASED’s Ankara Contacts in March

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.

3/5/2019

Turkey-EU High Level Economic Dialogue Meeting

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

2/28/2019

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.

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