Turkey 2023 we started fast towards 2014: the happy ending in the northern Iraqi oil TANAP Shah Deniz-signatures, third airport ... Turkish economy in terms of investment in 2014 made the best start of last year.
Republic of Turkey begins construction on the largest investment ... History has become clear, the foundation will be the third airport in Istanbul will be thrown ceremony to be held on June 7. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is also expected to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the airport. At the auction of the third airport tender to be held in Istanbul, Limak-Kolin-Cengiz-Mapa-Kalyon Joint Venture Group made the highest bid for 25-year lease price, with 22 billion 152 million Euros plus VAT.
CAPACITY 150 MILLION PASSENGER IN YEAR
When the construction of the third airport, which was tendered under the Build-Operate-Transfer model, will have an annual passenger capacity of 150 million. The project, which is expected to reach 350 thousand tons of iron and steel to be used in its construction, 10 thousand tons of aluminum material and 415 thousand square meters of glass, will be completed in 4 stages. The airport, whose construction cost is estimated to be 10 billion 247 million Euros, is aimed to be completed by the end of 2018. When the project is completed, it will be the world's largest airport. The name of the project is not yet clear. However, according to the backstage, the strongest candidate for the name is 'Mevlana Airport'.
2023 TARGETS ARE MORE 'ACHIEVED'
The beginning of the construction of the airport has a historical importance for Turkey. Besides, the project was commissioned this year, or discarded signatures Turkey fold power in the region in the coming period will increase five times, it will play an important role in achieving the country's target for 2023.
TO BE THE 'CENTER BASE' OF NATURAL GAS
The steps taken in the field of energy this year are particularly valuable. We can start with the signatures made the day we were very hot. While performing last day of the signing ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey, 20 percent of the 30 percent stake in TANAP line, Shah Deniz in the Caspian Sea is a very strategic step by removing scored 9 percent in the 19 percent stake in the field. This means that viewed in the production and delivery of Azeri gas to Turkey will be removed from the Caspian has now assumed the role of key countries. Maybe Ukrayna'y was used but now the most important country in terms of Turkey's natural gas security of Europe.
AIRPORT FOUNDATION TAKES ON JUNE 7
The groundbreaking ceremony will take place on June 7, with the participation of Prime Minister Erdogan, the third airport, when completed, 165 passenger bridges, 4 terminal buildings, 3 technical blocks and air traffic control towers, 8 control towers, 6 separate runways suitable for any aircraft type operation, 16 taxis road, an apron with a total size of 500 million square meters with 6,5 aircraft parking capacity, a general aviation terminal, a state guest house, a car park with a capacity of 70 thousand vehicles, hotels, fire station, congress center, power plants, treatment and garbage disposal facilities. It will consist of facilities.
NORTHERN IRAQ OIL OPENED TO THE WORLD
Another important development in the energy field was related to Northern Iraqi oil. Oil exports, which had been suspended for years due to the ongoing disputes between Erbil and Baghdad, resumed in recent weeks. Now open to the world market through Ceyhan port of Turkey in northern Iraq oil. Strategic extremely critical sense, these developments also have to fill in the enclosure Turkey. Indeed, Turkey should first deal is a $ 1 toll barrels of oil. This corresponds to an annual income of 1 million dollars if the capacity is used fully. The income from exports will also be deposited in Halkbank. Thus, the reputation of Halkbank on a global scale will increase.
FIRST OTO FACTORY AFTER 13 YEARS
At the beginning of the year, 2014 was expected to be very difficult in terms of investments. But on the contrary, investments started to accelerate this year. The biggest example of this is Ford Otosan's Yeniköy Factory, which opened the other day. Yeniköy, the first factory opened in the automotive industry after 13 years, will be the only production center of Ford's Courier models in the world.
ANKARA-ISTANBUL 3 CLOCK
Turkey is going through a period in the history of transportation. We talked about the airport. In addition, Marmaray opened last year. The feet of the third bridge exceeded the 200 meter. But one of the most important openings to mark this year will be the High Speed Train (YHT) line between Istanbul and Ankara. The grand opening will take place in June, and will take three hours by train between Istanbul and Ankara when the expected project is completed.