New company launches in Turkey rise nearly 23 pct in March: Association
ANKARA – Doğan News Agency
In March, 7,469 new companies were established, compared to 6,075 businesses starting in the same month of 2017.
The chamber’s figures showed that the top three sectors the new companies have chosen to operate in were wholesale and retail, construction and manufacturing.
“In March 2018, 974 companies with foreign partners were established,” the report stated.
“511 of these companies had Turkish partners, 139 had Syrian partners, 103 had Saudi Arabian partners,” it added.
The union also noted that the number of company shutdowns in March was up 9.75 percent on a yearly basis.
In 2017, 72,871 companies were established - up 14.4 percent from 2016 - while 13,517 companies went out of business.
The TOBB’s next batch of data on newly launched business figures for April is scheduled for May 18.