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Making The Beautiful Izmir A World City and Brand City

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Ekrem Demirtas, President of the Izmir Chamber of Commerce.

Populated by more than 3.8 million people, Izmir is the third biggest city in Turkey. It has the second largest industrial capacity, after Istanbul.
İzmir has an importance in Turkish-American relations as well. The first American company that made investment in Turkey was the David&Orfey Company, which was established in 1811. Also the first American Consulate was established in İzmir.

Seeking a Sponsor for a Movie about the Real Turkey

Aram Gulyuz is a scenarist, director, and producer who has created many TV serials, movies and TV programs that have been watched by millions in Turkey. His first movie was Sensiz Yıllar (Years without You), which he shot in 1960. So far Gulyuz has directed 154 films, produced 42 others and written 25 scenarios.

The Germans in Turkey

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Türkiye Araştırmalar Merkezi

As in many West European countries, immigrants in Germany and their adaptation to society is one of the constant issues in German politics. If Germany is taken as the focal point, the Turks, forming the largest immigrant group with a population of 2.6 million, have a consistent place in the middle of the discussion.

Ferit Sahenk: "Our Aim Is to Create Another Happy CEOs."

The Turkish-American Business Council came into being in 1985 with the aim of improving and strengthening trade and investment relations between Turkey and America. In the past, many notable names from the business world have headed up this organization. With 120 active members, TAIK hopes to help accelerate the development of relations between these two countries.

Heir to Suzer

Mr. Serhan Suzer, the young heir to Suzer Group, is 28 years old and is a manager in the group’s partnerships with American companies. Mr. Suzer played a key role in implementing the Ritz-Carlton Hotel project and is following the KFC and Pizza Hut franchises. He is also responsible for the group’s foreign relations and is the coordinator of the public relations department of the group.
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The Most Powerful Woman in Turkey

“Guler is the first child of my elder brother, she is the first niece, grandchild, cousin. She charms everybody with her bright intelligence, charisma, and entrepreneurship. She might be my niece, but she is not different from my own children. In our family, whoever is in trouble or gets sick knows that Guler is there for them…”

Turkish Builder Launches Major Macedonia Project

Image SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) - Ibrahim Cevahir, Turkish investor and owner of 'Cevahir Holding', speaks during a cornerstone ceremony for construction of four skyscrapers and shopping mall, in Skopje, Macedonia, Monday, July 16, 2012. The construction site that measures about 280.000 square meters (3.000.000 square feet) will consist of four towers with 42 floors each 130 meters (427 feet) tall with business space, shopping mall, and providing residence to 5,000 people. This is the largest construction of residential buildings ever launched in Macedonia worth euro 300 million (367 million US Dollar) and will be completed in three years by Turkish company 'Cevahir Holding'.

Turkcell Confirms: Bulgaria's Vivacom Sale Failed

Image The creditors of the Bulgarian telecommunications operator Vivacom have given up on its sale, Turkish mobile phone operator Turkcell, which had emerged as the preferred buyer, announced, confirming earlier media reports. "We received an official letter informing us that the sellers of BTC have aborted their efforts to find a buyer. Turkcell will continue to evaluate acquisition opportunities for similar buyouts," Chief Executive Officer Sureyya Ciliv said at a press conference.

Foreign investments by Turks Reach $25 Billion in 10 Years

Image Some 165 local businesses invested $5.3 billion in the Netherlands between 2000 and 2010, making the country the top destination for the Turkish investments abroad. Turkish businessmen have invested the highest amount of money in the Netherlands during the first 10 years of the new millennium, according to a report derived from official data by the Confederation of Businessmen and Industrialists of Turkey (TUSKON).

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