November 1st, 2012
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Turkey's geographical position at the crossroads of three continents is driving the success of Turkish construction companies abroad. Only China has more firms than Turkey among the world’s biggest international construction contractors, according to a recent survey.

The construction industry is crucial to Turkey's economy, accounting for well over 6% of GDP and employing some 1.5 million people. A readiness to move into new markets means Turkish construction companies now have operations in 94 countries, with a value of some $206 billion.

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