IFC-I aims to make Istanbul the heart of progress for infrastructure and energy projects while strengthening the competitive powers of domestic companies and financial institutions in the international area.

A landmark project 

August 1 — December 1

The main issue here is Istanbul being the financial center

October 1 — December 1

Heart of the world financial sector

August 1 — December 1

We need to attract foreign investments, firms, and financial institutions as much as possible

October 1 — December 1

“Why Istanbul is struggling to become an international financial centre”

Global players need to be attracted to Istanbul for the long term target of spreading to Europe, the USA, Fareast & South Asia regions. Unfortunately, Credit Rating Agencies have graded our country just below investable levels. There needs to be Annual transaction volume of Stock Exchange Istanbul:7 trillion TL (Stock Exchange Istanbul – 2017) effort to eliminate the double Standard we have encountered to go back again to investable level, which in return will be reassuring for regional and global finance institutions

Deloitte’s several hundred pages report concluded that  «Yes… Turkey
is a country with the resources, domestic and regional potential, latent
skills-base, location and national pride to develop a world-class value
generative financial center. However … It will take strong leadership
and political mobilisation to make difficult decisions, commitment of
significant resources and a patient attitude to return on investment»