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You can contact us for information about the bussiness and investment environment in İzmir, for consultancy and for follow up services for all the required permit-licence processes.

Take your Place In İzmir

ABOUT US

As the second largest commercial center of Turkey, Izmir offers wide range of FDI opportunities especially in renewable energy and ICT.

City of Technology Powered by Clean Energy

KEY SECTORS

You can contact us for information about the bussiness and investment environment in İzmir, for consultancy and for follow up services for all the required permit-licence processes.

Take your Place In İzmir

ABOUT US

As the second largest commercial center of Turkey, Izmir offers wide range of FDI opportunities especially in renewable energy and ICT.

City of Technology Powered by Clean Energy

KEY SECTORS
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WHY İZMİR

Strong Economy

İzmir is one of the most developed cities in Turkey with its strong economic indicators. While İzmir creates 6.18% of the total GDP of Turkey, in total exports of Turkey the city has a 6.66% share.

Strategic Location

With its strategic location in the middle of Europe and Asia, İzmir provides easy access to a market with a population of 1.6 billion, 26 trillion USD GDP, and 22.5 trillion USD trade volume.

Developed Investment Infrastructure

Hosting 5 Technoparks, 16 Organized Industrial Zones and 3 Free Zones, İzmir offers an ideal investment environment and infrastructure to investors in all kinds of activities.

Young and Dynamic Workforce

With a population of 4.4 million, 69.8% of which is the Working Age Population, İzmir is one of the most productive cities in Turkey. Meanwhile, the Youth Population of 13.1% provides a young spirit to the city.

High Quality of Life

İzmir is one of the most modern and peaceful cities in Turkey with a vibrant social life enlivened by historical and natural heritage, diversified cultural events, tourism opportunities and local cuisine.

Wide Innovation and R&D Ecosystem

Thanks to the educational infrastructure and importance placed on science and technology, İzmir is one of the most encouraging locations in eastern Europe and the Mediterranean to conduct innovative activities.

Intense FDI Interest

İzmir attracted 2,823 foreign companies until now with its favorable investment climate and their success stories created intense foreign direct investment (FDI) interest in İzmir from various countries.

Eco-Friendly Business Environment

Green Growth and Blue Growth are the main focus areas defined by İzmir Development Agency for İzmir, which creates an eco-friendly business environment for the investors and business side of the city.

SUCCESS STORIES

INVESTMENT AREAS

TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT ZONES

Technology Development Zones (Technoparks) are facilities designed to support R&D activities and attract investments in high-technology fields. There are 5 Technoparks, of which 4 are operational at 5 different campuses and 1 have been approved and are currently under construction.

ORGANIZED INDUSTRIAL ZONES

Organized Industrial Zones (OIZ) are designed to ensure companies operate within an investor-friendly environment with ready-to-use infrastructure and social facilities. The existing infrastructure provided in OIZs consists of roads, water, natural gas, electricity, communications, waste treatment, and other services. There are 16 OIZs in İzmir, 13 of which are currently operational, while 3 of them are under construction.

FREE ZONES

Free zones (FZ) are special sites deemed outside the customs area and designed to boost the number of export-focused investments. Legal and administrative regulations in the commercial, financial and economic domains that are applicable within the customs area are either not implemented or partially implemented in FZs. There are 3 Free Zones in İzmir, 2 of which are active and 1 is at the stage of establishment.

INDUSTRIAL ZONES

The purpose of the Industrial Zones is to provide an investment place suitable for large-scale and technology-intensive investments. They are the production zones that are created by allocating the lands to the industry with the necessary infrastructure services in order to increase the inflow of foreign capital. There is one Industrial Zone in İzmir established by Socar Company.

Technoparks

Organized Industrial Zones

Free Zones

Industrial Zones

INVESTMENT GUIDE

One of The Most Competitive Investment Incentives Regimes in Emerging Markets

Tailored and Complete Packages for Both Greenfield and Brownfield Projects in Manufacturing, Services, and R&D

Equal Treatment of International and Local Investors

Ever-Groving Ease of Access to Incentives and Tax Reliefs

Incentives Available in Various Sectors and Scales

CONTACT US

You can contact us for information about the business and investment environment in İzmir, for consultancy and for follow up services for all the required permit-license processes.

 

Address

Megapol Çarşı Kule
Halkapınar Mahallesi, 1203/11. Sk. No: 5-7, Kat: 20
35170 Konak/İzmir

 

Phone

+90 232 489 81 81

 

E-Mail

ydo@izka.org.tr