Istanbul Fact Sheet

Istanbul Fact Sheet is the periodical flagship publication of Istanbul Development Agency, which introduces the investment environment of the city along with a focus on the economy, business life and culture as well as recent developments on a wide range of issues. This guide book is now available in 11 languages.


Legal Guide to Investing in Turkey

This “Legal Guide to Investment in Turkey” aims to assist individuals and organizations wishing to invest in Turkey by providing information on the legal environment in the country. The guide consists of information on a variety of legal topics that investors take into consideration during the investment process.

Regional Investment Climate Assessment Report

The report, prepared with the contribution of the World Bank, identifies key constraints to growth in the economy of the region and pinpoint areas for reform and indicates how the investment climate affects firms’ performance. It highlights how the performance of companies operating in the city is affected by the varying quality of the investment climate that characterizes the region.

Istanbul Regional Plan

The 2014-2023 Istanbul Regional Plan is, in a sense, a local development constitution for Istanbul, which requires the coherent, coordinated and dedicated efforts of all relevant stakeholders, and mobilization of resources accordingly. The Plan sets out an overall regional development vision, strategies and objectives for the next decade, to guide planning and investment decisions for Istanbul.

WAIPA World Investment Conference 2016 Report

The World Investment Conference (WIC) is WAIPA’s flagship conference where Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs) gather to ascertain FDI trends, policies and what cutting-edge investment promotion practices are trending. The 2016 conference brought together investment experts, financial gurus, and academic researchers to discuss what is on hold for the future. It was attended by local and international political leaders.