Antalya Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chairman Cetin said, “In 2020, 449 foreign investors started operating in Antalya, the number of foreign investors registered in our chamber reached 4,197.”
In a written statement, Davut Cetin stated that they continued their activities by moving their activities to the digital environment during the new type of coronavirus (Covid-19) epidemic and that the number of members with newly opened companies was 49 thousand 634.
Stating that nearly 25 thousand documents were given with online training services, Cetin emphasized that they reached new markets all over the world with new international cooperation and virtual committees.
Noting that they registered 4 thousand 605 new companies in 2020, Cetin said that despite the epidemic, entrepreneurs’ confidence in Antalya’s economy continues.
Stating that they gained new members mostly in the field of construction, Cetin said, “While 578 new companies were registered in construction activities in this period, this sector was followed by the trade of agricultural products with 267 companies and the distribution and marketing of wholesale and retail food products with 263 companies.”
Most foreign investors are from Iran
Emphasizing that Antalya is also a favorite of foreign investors, Cetin said:
“Antalya has maintained its title as the city with the highest number of foreign investors in Turkey after Istanbul in 2020. The interest of foreign investors in Antalya continued during the epidemic process. In 2020, 449 new foreign investors started operating in Antalya, the number of foreign investors registered in our chamber reached 4,197. In 2020, we received the most foreign investment from Iran. While 82 companies with Iranian capital registered to our chambers, 63 new foreign investors from Russia and 55 from Germany started their activities in the city. In addition, foreign investors from many countries continue their investment activities in Antalya.”
Cetin stated that foreigners invest the most in construction, real estate, agriculture and IT sectors in the city.
Source: AA / Translated by Bazaar Times Team