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Foreign direct investment in Turkey increase by almost 9 percent

Business Materials 13 September 2012 15:49

Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept 13 /Trend R.Hafizoglu/

Foreign direct investment in Turkey increased by more than 8.5 percent, compared to the same period in 2011, reaching $ 8.9 billion, Economy Minister Zafer Caglayan said, the agency Anadolu reported on Thursday.

Foreign direct investment in Turkey amounted to $630 million in July 2012.

The minister noted that EU countries invested the most. Investments from these countries amounted to 77.4 percent of the total investment in January-July.

Investment from the UK amounted to $1.9 billion, Austria - $1.42 billion, the Netherlands - $800 million.

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