Bilateral Trade & Investment Overview - Investments
The EU is Türkiye's largest source of foreign direct investment. In the face of global financial instability, the EU remained a stable and reliable investment partner for Türkiye. Accordingly, the EU accounted for about two-thirds of FDI inflows to Türkiye between 2008 and 2015. The most important investor countries in Türkiye are consistently EU Member States.
Key Investment Figures:
- The EU's share of Türkiye's total FDI inflow portfolio was, on average, 67.4% annually between 2008 and 2015
- The EU accounted for 57.6% of FDI inflows to Türkiye in 2015
- On average, the EU attracted 54.2% of Türkiye's FDI outflows annually between 2008 and 2014
- As of December 2015, there were 20,585 companies operating in Türkiye with capital from the EU (43.6% of all companies established by foreign capital in the country)