Turkey sees 36 percent rise in new companies in September

Turkey sees 36 percent rise in new companies in September

ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey sees 36 percent rise in new companies in September

The number of newly established companies in Turkey soared by 36.34 percent year-on-year in September, the Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) revealed on Oct. 20.

According to TOBB, some 5,050 companies were formed in the month, up from 3,704 in September 2016.

The figures showed that 884 companies went out of business in September, an increase of 6.25 percent compared to the same month last year.

A total of 541 foreign-partnered or foreign-funded new companies launched over the course of the month.

In the first nine months of the year, 53,137 new companies started doing business in Turkey, an annual increase of almost 11 percent, according to TOBB.

The number of foreign-partnered or foreign-funded new companies was 4,499 in the same period.

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