Why “Turkey As A Providing Country”

Economical Advantages

Political stability

Working towards an EU membership

Good structural frameworks

Well-developed logistical infrastructure

Favourable wages and production costs

A cheaper wage cost level is apparent in comparison to advanced western markets

But loosing this advantage in comparison to the Asian countries

Manpower

Extraordinarily high qualification of the workforce, especially in some sectors

Highly motivated teams

Productivity in the form of working hours

1) Germany, in the automotive industry, performs 1,450 hours per year

2) Turkey performs 2,050 hours per year (a 600 hours difference)

Dynamic and flexible business world

Adaptable, open to new technologies

Practical and solution-oriented

Possesses global awareness and education

Strategic and long-term thinking

Holds a long tradition in the free market economy

Longer past compared to Eastern European countries

Good infrastructure and a strong service sector

Road networks and ports are relatively well developed

Railway networks are not yet fully operable and insufficient.

Short transport route

Transport by truck to Germany takes an average of 5 days

Holds the advantage over the Asian countries

Fast on short-term orders for small quantities of goods

Increasing quality awareness

An adaptation of internationally recognized quality requirements is in progress

As of 1996, Turkish companies have received the EFQM European quality award several times

Expanding domestic market

The domestic market is expanding rapidly

Foreign investment flows into the country

New technology and know-how from investment results