Q1 to Q3 foreign investment in Turkey reaches $8.3 billion
Turkey rece ved almost $8.3 b ll on n fore gn d rect nvestment (FDI) n the f rst 10 months of the year, a drop of nearly 17 percent year-onyear, the Economy M n stry sa d on December 21. F nanc al ntermed ar es attracted the h ghest amount of overseas cap tal w th over $1.4 b ll on, followed by the manufactur ng sector w th $983 m ll on, accord ng to amnstry statement. A total of 4,437 new fore gn-backed compan es were establ shed n Turkey n the same per od, nclud ng 583 n October. The number of compan es funded by nternat onal cap tal reached 50,649 at the end of September.