Countdown to the Seychelles Investment Forum in Istanbul, Turkey on September 28, 2012-9 days


• Turkey’s economic growth accelerated to 11 percent in the first quarter of 2011, outpacing China’s.

• Growth in the quarter was faster than in any other member of the Group of 20 developed economies. The previous quarter’s growth rate was 9.2 percent.
• Turkey has a sustainable economic growth.

• It has a promising economy with a bright future as it is expected to be the fastest growing economy among the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) members during 2011-2017 with an annual average real GDP growth rate of 6.7 percent.
• In 2010 it had the highest growth rate (8,9 % ) in the World 

Doing business with Turkey
• Turkey has a business-friendly environment with an average of 6 days to set-up a company, while the average in OECD member states is more than 13 days.

• With its advanced legal system and business practices, free financial markets and world-class human-capital, foreign companies have found Turkey an excellent base for doing business elsewhere in the region.

• The country's new Commercial Code is geared towards facilitating ease of doing business.

Any business operators wishing to participate and network at this forum should contact the Promotion Unit of the Seychelles Investment Bureau (SIB) on 4295500.