Our mission as the CS Turkey team is to build and support long-term business partnerships between U.S. and Turkish firms.
- Strong and sustainable economic growth. GDP per capita has more than tripled over the past decade. Turkey is working hard towards its goal of becoming a Top Ten economy by 2023.
- A population ready to do business. Turkey’s rising middle class has resulted in an explosion of consumer demand. The country is home to a young, educated labor force with over half of the population under the age of thirty. Over the last year Turkish firms and individuals invested $228 million dollars in the U.S.
- High demand for U.S. exports. In 2013, Turkey’s imports from the U.S. reached $12.1 billion. While this was a slight decline from 2012 ($12.6 billion) and record-breaking 2011 ($14.7 billion), total U.S.-Turkey trade remained at a near record of $19 billion.
- Friendly climate for U.S. companies. Over 1,000 small, medium and large U.S. firms have already opened offices in Turkey. Given its close proximity to markets in Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia, Turkey serves as a regional hub for many of these firms.
From our offices in Ankara, Istanbul and Izmir, we provide a variety of services to U.S. firms such as matchmaking and promotion, market research, and a webinar series on doing business in Turkey. Our American and Turkish commercial specialists have identified key industry sectors where market demand is strong for U.S goods and services. Each year we also organize several trade missions to help U.S. companies enter high-opportunity Turkish markets.
We’re also here to connect Turkish importers with the best U.S. suppliers. Please visit our BuyUSA website (in Turkish) for more information.
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