Zeybekci announced the first candidate for the high-speed train project: Minister of Economy Nihat Zeybekci said, “During the visit of our President, the Chinese President said that they were interested in Edirne-Kars high-speed train line, Antalya-İzmir high-speed train and highway projects. The Minister of Economy of China said that they expect technical steps from us ”.
International Investors Association of the Ministry of Economy of Turkey (YASED) with that held in Izmir, the "International Consultation Meeting with Investors" Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci found in the following explanation, stating that Turkey is the fastest growing 7 countries around the world, "new figures on Today unemployment rate announced. Turkey's political stability, economic stability and consequently a moment ago to the highest level in the last 13 by fitting again provided that allows growth of 4,7 percent in the last 23 quarters by 5,1 percent per year growth figure will be on him. With this growth above 5 percent, 1,6 million citizens should be employed. When he cannot do this, he has trouble. Turkey, last 1 year, 1 million 100 thousand people have created employment. This is not enough. Turkey has reached a record rate of participation in the labor force reached 52,4 percent. This was 52 percent in June, ”he said.
"WE WILL GROW BIGGER IN 2016"
Saying that the unemployment rate is 9,8 percent, Zeybekci said, “The total number of employed people is 30 million 311 thousand people, the number of employed people has reached 27 million 342 thousand people, the number of unemployed has reached 2 million 970 thousand people. Turkey will draw them down before they reach two digit figures for unemployment in the coming period. Turkey as of end of year with close to 4 per cent a spell to close this year. Our growth expectations for 2016 will be even higher. "We will move on to positive areas together with political and economic stability."
"CHINA HAS BEEN REQUESTED FOR THE FAST TRAIN PROJECT"
Stating that they had a private meeting with the Chinese Minister of Economy at the G-20 Economy Ministers' summit held in Istanbul last week, Zeybekci said, “Edirne-Kars high-speed train line, which was also mentioned by the President of China, during our President's visit to China. They said that they are interested in high speed train and highway projects. "The Minister of Economy of China said that they are ready for this and that they expect technical steps from us".
Stating that these projects are very important for the economy of the region, Minister Zeybekci said, “We underlined that there are 20-25 million tourists that we can move in the region and how important they are in freight transportation and transportation. Our efforts to make Izmir, the capital of the Aegean, a city of free zones have been continuing rapidly for 22 months. We talked about this with our friends, ”he said.