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Fact & Figures

A very competitive region and excellent investment environment for your capital


BURSA INVESTMENT CLIMATE

Area in km2 10.886 km2
Total Population 2.652.126 (2011)
Population Density 123
Annual population Growth Rate %1,80
Rate of Urbanization %88
Total Foreign Trade 25 Bilion $
Number of Ports 8
Organized Industrial Zone 13

Bursa is viewed as one of the "fast-growing" middle-weight cities which are thought to account for more than 60% of global GDP growth over the next fifteen years.
(McKinsey Quarterly, Global cities of the future, March 2011).


Bursa, carriying the characteristics of a modern city, is also one of the rare cities in the world which established the harmony between nature, industry and technology. Bursa has always been an important trade town thanks to being located on sea and land trade routes.


Bursa is also a cradle of civilization and a town of history which brings the spatial and architectural characteristics of Byzantine, Ottoman and Republican eras to the present. Bursa is a global attraction center thanks to its developed manufacturing industry and trade and thus has a significant influence on the growth of Turkish economy. Automotive, machinery, furniture, textile, agriculture and food industries in the region are worldwide competitive sectors.


WORLD-RENOWNED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

Peach, olives, black fig, cherry, pomegranate, raspberry, pear

Total Export (billion $) 12,5
(Employment Participation Rate) 48,4
(Unemployment Rate) 10,5
(Employment Rate) 43,3
Number of Patent Applications 530
Patent Applications Ranking in Turkey 2
Total Venture Ranking in Turkey 5
Ranking in Turkey's Biggest 500 Companies Research 13
Number of bank branches 376
Cash credits granted in 2011 in the province (billion $) 21
Vehicle Manufacturing Ranking in Turkey 1


Bursa First 15 (2010)

No. Export Turnover Value Added
1 OYAK RENAULT OYAK RENAULT TOFAŞ
2 TOFAŞ TOFAŞ OYAK RENAULT
3 BOSCH BORÇELİK BOSCH
4 BORÇELİK BOSCH ÖZDİLEK
5 YEŞİM TEKSTİL SÜTAŞ SÜTAŞ
6 KARSAN KORTEKS KORTEKS
7 COMPONENTA ÖZDİLEK ZORLU
7 YAZAKİ STARWOOD BORÇELİK
8 KÜÇÜKÇALIK KARSAN B-PLAS
9 BOYTEKS TÜRK PRYSMİAN COMPONENTA
10 BOSCH REXROTH ZORLU ENERJİ STARWOOD
11 DURMAZLAR YEŞİM TEKSTİL DURMAZLAR
12 AUNDE COMPONENTA ERİKLİ SU
13 TEKNİK MALZEME BİS ENERJİ COŞKUNÖZ
14 AUNDE COMPONENTA ERİKLİ SU
15 ÇEMTAŞ ASİL ÇELİK BOYTEKS


Total Export (billion $) 12,5
(Employment Participation Rate) 48,4
(Unemployment Rate) 10,5
(Employment Rate) 43,3
Number of Patent Applications 530
Patent Applications Ranking in Turkey 2
Total Venture Ranking in Turkey 5
Ranking in Turkey's Biggest 500 Companies Research 13
Number of bank branches 376
Cash credits granted in 2011 in the province (billion $) 21
Vehicle Manufacturing Ranking in Turkey 1