News from YASED


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.


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."


‘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.


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.


YASED High Advisory Council Meeting

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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