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167 projects undertaken by Turkish contractors abroad were worth $17.7 billion

The total amount of 167 new projects undertaken by Turkish contractors abroad in 9 months of the year was worth $17.7 billion. In its report, the Turkish Contractors Association pointed out that deferred investments in the construction sector, albeit limited, started to materialize, and emphasized that the construction sector opened up 300,000 jobs in 8 months. In the report, which states that the relative improvement in investments in the second quarter of the year is important for the sector, it was noted that while the number of people employed in the sector was around 1.5 million on average in 2020, this number was 1.8 million as of August. In the report, it was noted that in the first two quarters of this year, investments increased by 12.4% and 20.3%, respectively.

Source: Sabah / Translated by Irem Yildiz

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