Turkish State Minister for economy said Sunday that Turkey drew 15.3 billion USD of foreign direct investments in the first ten months of 2008, stating that "this figure showed that international investors have full confidence in Turkey's future."
Speaking at a conference on investments in Ankara's Kizilcahamam town, Mehmet Simsek said that Turkey ranked 23rd in the world and 9th among developing countries in a United Nations report regarding foreign direct investments in 2007.
Turkey attracted 22 billion USD of investments in 2007.
Simsek said Turkey was the 15th most attractive country for investor choices for the period between 2008 and 2010 in the same UN report.
He said it was impossible to avoid impacts of global economic crisis and added that Turkish companies should make use of opportunities in this economic crisis.
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