Economic geography

International firms planning $7.1 bln investment in Türkiye: YASED


Members of the International Investors Association (YASED) are planning $7.1 billion worth of direct investments in Türkiye in the next six months, its chairman Engin Aksoy has said.

The May elections did not stop international direct investments however they could have been at better levels considering Türkiye's potential, Aksoy told a press conference in Istanbul.

FDI in Greece at record levels

Foreign direct investment in Greece registered a historic high in 2022, according to data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

Its annual report on FDI, World Investment Report 2022, showed its value in Greece at $7.604 billion last year, against $6.328 billion in 2021, up by 20.2%. 

Foreign direct investments up 7.6% in 2022

The stock of foreign direct investments (FDI) in Slovenia amounted to €20.2 billion at the end of 2022, up by 7.6% compared over the year before, shows a report by the Bank of Slovenia.

Austria remained the largest investor and accounted for 22.7% of FDI at the end of last year, with investments primarily in manufacturing, trade, and maintenance and repair of motor vehicles.

Bridging digital divide to be Stojmenova Duh’s priority as minister

Ljubljana – Emilija Stojmenova Duh, the candidate for minister of digital transformation, has pledged to build on what has been done well in the field in the past. Her priorities would be to narrow the digital divide and pave the way for society’s effective digital transformation, she told the relevant parliamentary committee before getting its nod Saturday.