Doing Business Abroad
Key facts about Turkey
Turkey is located in Southern Europe and bordered by Greece, Bulgaria, Georgia, Armenia, Iran, Iraq and Syria
Turkey is not a member of the EU but joined the EU customs union in 1995.
It has a population of approximately 82 million people. The largest city is Ankara which has a population of approximately 5.4 million inhabitants.
Turkey is not a part of the Schengen Zone.
The currency is the Turkish Lira (TRY)
The international dialling code can be found here
The top exports of Turkey are machinery and transport equipment, electrical machinery, textile yarn, iron & steel, clothing, food, livestock, chemicals and gold.
The Top Imports of Turkey are machinery and transport, manufactured goods, iron and steel, mineral fuels, petroleum & petroleum products, chemicals, gold and miscellaneous manufactured articles
Embassy information for Turkey
A detailed breakdown by the World Bank for doing business in Iceland. The report includes Economy Profile, Starting a Business, Construction Permits, Getting Credit, Protecting Minor Investors, Paying Taxes, Trading Across Borders, Labour Market Regulations and more.
Details of sea ports from ports.com
Details of Turkey's airports
Tax & VAT details
Details of local SME organisations