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Investing in the U.S.

Bilateral investment between the U.S. and Turkey is a crucial component of our strong economic relationship. As U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Francis J. Ricciardone recently stated, “Greater Turkish investment in the United States will lead to greater Turkish trade with our country - a key priority of Turkey's aspiration to become a Top Ten economy by 2023.”

FDI by the numbers

2013 was a great year for Turkish foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States. Turkish businesses invested $228 million in the U.S., far surpassing investments in 2012. Favored U.S. sectors for Turkish investment include textiles, metals, ceramics and glass, as well as software and IT services.

 

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014*

Turkey to U.S.

$ 53 M

$ 41 M

$ 139 M

$ 228 M

$ 79 M

U.S. to Turkey

$ 323 M

$ 1402 M

$ 438 M

$ 326 M

$ 125 M

* January to April. Source: Central Bank of Turkey

2015 SelectUSA Summit

2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit registration has launched. The summit is set for March 23-24 March, 2015 in the Washing, D.C. area.

SelectUSA Program

SelectUSA brings investors from all over the world, as well as economic development organizations (EDOs) from every corner of the United States, high-level government officials, and other working to facilitate investment in the United States.

What does the Summit offer?

  • Unique networking opportunities and online matchmaking
  • Insights from high-profile CEOs and U.S. government leaders
  • Break-out sessions with practical information about issues, trends, and resources
  • trade show featuring the connections investors need at U.S. state, regional and local economic development organizations 
  • The U.S. government investment resource center, offering opportunities to speak directly with relevant officials
  • This year ; the pre-Summit SelectUSA Academy for investors and EDOs interested in learning the basics on investing in the United States and attracting FDI

All attendees must register in advance, and registration may fill up quickly, so don't wait! Members of the media also welcome.

Check out the new 2015 SelectUSA Summit website