A selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in Turkey.
Ease of Doing Business in Turkey
Summary of comprehensive annual data collated by the World Bank giving key indicators for business and economic conditions. Includes information on typical business procedures, showing time to complete and associated costs for each step.
Turkey company registration
Comprehensive guide produced by Healy Consultants explaining company structures and business entity types, fees and timelines for incorporation, accounting and tax in this jurisdiction and comparisons with other countries in the region.
Exporting to Turkey
Regularly updated guide produced by UK Trade and Investment for companies looking to do business in this country. Sections include:
Overseas Business Risk - Turkey
Report from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office looking at potential risks for UK businesses operating in this country. It includes economic and political risks, doing business, human rights issues, bribery and corruption, terrorism, intellectual property and organised crime.
Doing business in Turkey
Guide on doing business created by HSBC in association with Grant Thornton in December 2014. Sections cover:
Doing Business in Turkey
Country guide from Baker Tilly International providing an overview of rules and regulations covering business entities and accounting, finance and investment, employment regulations and tax. Published in January 2017.
Doing Business in Turkey
Guide from HLB International giving general information on doing business in Turkey, Published in January 2014.
Atradius Country Report - Turkey
Overview published by Atradius covering the country's most important business sectors, key indicators, political and economic summaries and outlook. Updated in September 2015.
Guide from the Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Investment Support & Promotion Agency. Includes information on establishing a business, financing, incentives and costs of doing business in Turkey. There is an investment process wizard which details the investment process for different sectors.
European Corporate Governance Institute: Index of codes
The ECGI provides a listing of corporate governance codes from Turkey, with links to downloadable PDFs and useful organisations. You can also search the codes database by country, title, language and year of publication.
Market Access Database
Useful guidance covering this region compiled by the European Commission aimed at EU countries exporting to the rest of the world. The Exporter's Guide to Import Formalities lists relevant import procedures, documents and requirements by product code and country or customs area.
Doing Business law library
Collection of business laws and regulations from economies around the world, linking to official government sources. Topics include company law, labour, tax and trade.
The float guide: How to float a company on the Turkish Securities Exchange
Overview prepared by the International Bar Association in 2012 describing the process for initial public offering (IPO) by companies. The guide explains the steps involved and offers a typical timetable.
Doing business in… Country Q&A tool
Useful tool from Practical Law that allows users to compare summaries of key legal issues across several jurisdictions, including this country. Summaries cover:
Turkish British Chamber of Commerce & Industry
A support network for promoting business and trade between Britain and Turkey.
British Chamber of Commerce of Turkey
Organisation promoting bilateral trade.
Middle East Association
UK-based organisation promoting commercial engagement with the Middle East and North Africa.
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