Analysis of Turkey, To Which The German Press Showed Interest
German Die Welt newspaper, which stated that many companies want to move their production to Europe after the troubles in China due to the pandemic, published a striking analysis about Turkey. Emphasizing that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan offers companies attractive opportunities for investment, Die Welt said that Turkey is preparing to become one of the leading production centers in the world.
The German newspaper Die Welt wrote in its report that Turkey is preparing to become one of the leading production centers. Stating that after the problems experienced in China due to the Kovid-19 epidemic, the companies turned their routes to Europe to move their production centers, the newspaper underlined that this is an opportunity for Turkey.
TURKEY CAN BE THE PRODUCTION BASE OF INTERNATIONAL COMPANIES
Pointing out that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan offers attractive opportunities for companies, Die Welt gave place to the words of Kris Adams, CEO of port operator DP World Yarımca. Stating that he sees great opportunities in the Sea of Marmara due to its location at the container terminal, Adams said, “We look at investment opportunities in Turkey in good faith. The country has enormous growth potential.” For this, international companies need to completely rethink their supply chains, focusing more on local and regional delivery options, the report said.
“TURKEY IS A SUITABLE CENTER”
Die Welt wrote that Turkey is preparing to become one of the world’s leading production centers, as Erdoğan explained, and the conditions are good for this. Pointing out that the population in Turkey is young and well-educated and the production infrastructure was greatly expanded during the current government, the news said, “The location between Europe, Asia and Africa, the country is a suitable center. Also, since Turkey is a member of the Customs Union, the movement of goods with the EU is free.” it was said.
“An IMPORTANT LOGISTICS CENTER”
The German company Tesa reportedly plans to expand its operations in the Near and Middle East via Turkey, and the company spokesperson said, “Istanbul will be the headquarters of our sales teams, as Metropol is an important logistics center and a geographical crossroad for Europe, Asia and Africa.”
FIRMS IN TURKEY INCREASING THEIR CAPACITY
In the news, it was stated that Italian fashion manufacturer Benetton will halve its production in Asia by the end of this year and increase its capacities in Serbia, Croatia, Turkey, Tunisia and Egypt, and it will also sell its furniture store Ikea. armchairs, bookcases, wardrobes and kitchen cabinets. It was emphasized that he wanted it to be produced in Turkey.