World Bulletin / News Desk
Direct foreign investments in Turkey dropped 37.9 percent in 2012 when compared to 2011. According to figures of Central Bank, the investments dropped 6.087 billion USD from 16 billion USD to 9.9 billion USD in 2012.
Direct foreign investments in 2012 were mainly made in construction, finance, food and insurance sectors.
On regional basis, the highest drop was recorded in America with 69.3 percent, which was followed by Europe with 38.5 percent, Oceania & Antarctic with 33.3 percent and Asia with 11.47 percent.
In 2012, highest investment to Turkey was made by Europe with 7.7 billion USD. Asia invested 1.8 billion USD, and America 456 billion USD in Turkey last year.
Britain made the highest investment in Turkey in 2012 with 1.99 billion USD. It was followed by Austria with 1.5 billion USD, Luxembourg with 1.3 billion USD, and the Netherlands with 1.2 billion USD.Last Mod: 15 Şubat 2013, 15:03