Business Mission to Turkey


Registration of Interest for Potential High-Level Business Mission to Turkey

In conjunction with a high-level delegation, the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) is soliciting for interests for a business mission to Turkey from 1-6 April 2019.

The objectives of this mission are for delegates to gain a deeper understanding of the market dynamics and emerging sectors in light of recent developments, and establish useful business and official contacts through our network of business associations and chambers, investment and trade agencies and professional services.


Dates: 1 - 6 April 2019

City: Istanbul & Ankara

Potential Sectoral Opportunities

? Innovation & Technology ? Fintech ? Real Estate & Infrastructure ? Energy, Oil & Gas ? Automotive ? Machinery & Equipment ? Electronics & Engineering ? Food & Agribusiness ? Textile & Clothing ? General Trading

About Turkey

·         World’s leading producers of agricultural products, textile & clothing, auto & auto spare parts, iron & steel, ships and other transportation equipment, consumer electronics and home appliances, medicine and medical equipment, jewellery, construction and construction materials

·         Its strategic location on 2 continents (Europe & Asia) gives the country a major advantage in serving the European, Middle Eastern and North African markets with 1.5 billion consumers combined

·         Ranked as the 17th largest economy in the world and 6th largest economy in Europe with 5.6% annual average GDP growth in the last 15 years

·         Favourable business environment: Liberal and reformist investment climate, qualified and competitive labour force, highly developed infrastructure network, low taxes and attractive incentives, huge domestic demand

·         Has signed free trade agreements (FTAs) with 25 countries (including Singapore) and has ongoing FTA negotiations with 15 countries


Preliminary Programme

1 April (Mon)

Arrive into Istanbul

·         Briefings on Practical Aspects of Doing Business in Turkey

2 April (Tue)

·         Networking Session with Chamber of Commerce & Industry

·         Site Visits

3 April (Wed)

·         Turkey-Singapore Business Seminar

·         Market Familiarisation Visit

4 April (Thu)

Istanbul à Ankara

·         Networking Session with Chamber of Commerce & Industry

5 April (Fri)

·         Site Visits

·         Market Familiarisation Visit

6 April (Sat)

Depart for Singapore


Please contact Ms Gan Jing Wen, email by 1 March 2019 to indicate your participation interest, and to be kept updated on latest details of the program and costs.



4/1/2019 - 4/6/2019

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