After completing the road show in Turkey, the Government team is satisfied with the turnout of Turkish companies and their interest to invest in Macedonia. During the period of January 29th – February 2nd, about 1,700 companies have attended presentations, which is the largest number in countries visited thus far.

After completing the Turkey visit about 50 companies, mainly from the light industry, have expressed interest for individual meetings and specific information. Some have already announced their arrival to Macedonia in the coming months, in order to witness the situation on the spot and review other details important for starting a business.

In the course of their stay in Turkey, the Government team presented Macedonia’s investment benefits in Istanbul, Kayseri, Konya, Gaziantep, Izmir and Bursa. In addition, during the business conference in Bursa, the Directorate for Technological Industrial Developments Zones of the Republic of Macedonia and the Directorate of Free Zones of the Republic of Turkey signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which foresees exchange of experiences and information among the institutions.