BUSINESS Government Institutions and Organisations

ISPAT (Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey) 

The Investment Support and Promotion Agency (ISPAT) reports directly to the Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry and is the official organization for promoting Turkey’s investment opportunities to the global business community and providing assistance to investors before, during and after their entry into Turkey.
Through ISPAT’s website,, you may learn about the investment opportunities in Turkey, general details about the various industrial sectors, and the procedures required for establishing a business in Turkey.

UKTI (United Kingdom Trade and Investment)
UKTI is the British Government’s department to promote British business in international markets through exports and encourage foreign companies to set up or expand their business in the UK.
Through UKTI’s website,, you may find details as to how UKTI supports British exporters and foreign investors to the UK.
UKTI’s Guide to Exporting to Turkey may be found on web site and other details of common interest between the UK and Turkey on


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