Friday, 01 December 2023
10 Reasons to Invest in Konya

10 Reasons to Invest in Konya

There are many reasons to invest in Konya. let's look at a few of these reasons; Growing Exportation Capacity, Strong Industrial Infrastructure, Young and Qualified Human Capital, Strategic Location, Incentives, Supports and Exemptions For Industrial Investments, Rich Natural Resources, Agricultural, Industrial and Commerce Centre, Powerful Social Capital and Collaboration Environment, Powerful Social Capital and Collaboration Environment, Living City, Energy City

1. Growing Exportation Capacity

  • Exportation value grew up 25 times between 2000-2020 o 2,16 billion dollars of export in 2020
  • Exporter firms more than 2.700
  • Konya exports to more than 160 countries

2. Strong Industrial Infrastructure

  • 11 organized industrial zones, 70 private industrial zones and small industrial sites o The second largest organized industrial zone in Turkey
  • More than 48.000 SMEs
  • Easy adaptation to changes

3. Young and Qualified Human Capital

  • 5 universities
  • More than 130.000 university students
  • More than 85.000 technical high school students o Lower cost compared to rival provinces

4. Strategic Location

  • Centre of Anatolia, ability to reach 10 million in 3 hours, 64 million in 6 hours by motorway o Logistics centre near Organized Industrial Zone
  • Easy access to 1,6 billion people globally

5. Incentives, Supports and Exemptions For Industrial Investments

  • Tax exemption, land allocation, social security premium support, customs duty exemption

6. Rich Natural Resources

  • Only primary aluminium producer in Turkey o %65 of salt production in Turkey
  • Developed casting industry

7. Agricultural, Industrial and Commerce Centre

  •  Vast lands eligible for agriculture
  • Strongest exhibition centre of the region
  • Leadership in crucial food products

8. Powerful Social Capital and Collaboration Environment

  • Strong political support
  • Cooperation between NGOs, public and private institutions o Active trade associations

9. Living City

  • A historical background
  • Low crime rate
  • Dense and qualified cultural activities o 3,6 million visitors each year

10. Energy City

  • One of the most significant energy producing centre in Turkey with the establishment of the Karapinar
  • Specialized Energy Industrial Zone
  • High solar radiation levels, plain wide areas
  • Potential areas to establish wind power plants o Biogas potential from agricultural wastes