Located on two different continents, Turkey serves as a bridge between the East and West, North and South axes. This characteristic of the country brings a significant advantage in terms of logistics and workforce, making Turkey a robust investment center with reasonable costs for thriving markets.Turkey’s geographical advantage provides rapid access to a population of 1.5 billion including those of Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia, and to a market worth more than USD 20 trillion. As it is surrounded by sea on
three sides and has constantly developing railway and highway lines while Turkish Airways flies to 255 destinations in 122 countries, the passenger transportation and freight shipment integratedly support commercial activities. The railway system in Turkey covers about 11,000 km and it is developing daily, due to
modern and well-planned government reforms.
This is an important conveyance in Turkey, with direct implications in different economic sectors in the country and outside of it. Besides that, the highway system is quite consistent and covers about 383,000 km, one of the main aspects to consider when having a business in Turkey. Turkey is Europe’s third-largest country in terms of a qualified workforce. The
youthful population in the country is the major reason for the growth achieved in the workforce and Turkey’s strong position in the labor market, which is better than in many countries. Turkey broke a new record with regard to the economic growth it experienced between 2003 and 2008 and rose to 13th place among the world’s largest economies in 2018 from 18th in 2003.