Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan stated that they have implemented the specialized free zones model and stated that they will provide interest or profit share support to the operating companies that will establish these zones for a maximum of 50 years provided that they do not exceed 10 percent of the fixed investment amount they have committed during the investment phase.
Ministers Pekcan, sharing his Twitter account, Turkey's R & D and technology content-intensive, aimed at increasing high value-added goods and services production and export "Specialized Free Zone" model indicated that they had implemented.
The Official Gazette by the President decree published today Turkey R & D intensive, rental firms will contribute to high-tech and value-added export destination, as well as support as qualified employment income, corporate and they offer many tax exemptions, such as customs duties expressing Pekcan, noted:
“We will provide interest or profit share support to the operating companies that will establish these regions for a maximum of 50 years, provided that they do not exceed 10 percent of the fixed investment amount they have committed during the investment phase. We aim for the incentives and supports to be provided in specialized free zones to make an important contribution in attracting international investors with the young and qualified workforce of our country, appropriate infrastructure and logistics advantages. We have determined the first sector targeted by our specialized free zones, where bureaucracy is reduced and equipped with one-stop service delivery opportunities, as the IT sector, and for this purpose we established the Istanbul Specialized Free Zone. We aim to further accelerate the dynamism in the sector with the specialist free zones model in these days when the service sectors in our country have gained a significant momentum especially with the development of software and games. ”