Business etiquette: Greeting a colleague in Turkey

Business etiquette: Greeting a colleague in Turkey

When greeting a Turkish colleague formally for the first time, it is polite to address a man by his full name proceeded by Bay (Bay Frank Campbell). You can address a woman with her full name and Bayan (Bayan Sarah Campbell). If you are acquainted with somebody, but...
Advertising in Turkey

Advertising in Turkey

Advertising in Turkey, like advertising everywhere, often uses cultural conventions to sell products. If you have to work on an advertising campaign aimed at the general public, it may be worth talking to a Turkish colleague about how to fit it better around local...
First meeting with Turkish business partners

First meeting with Turkish business partners

When meeting prospective Turkish business partners for the first time, it is a good idea to get to know them on a personal level. Ask about your contact’s family (without being too prying or personal). Questions about children will always be welcomed. When greeting a...
Investor aus Türkei mit NRW.Invest Award ausgezeichnet

Investor aus Türkei mit NRW.Invest Award ausgezeichnet

Türkische Firmen investieren weiter in Europa! Neben zwei Investoren aus China und Japan wurde der türkische Nuss-Spezialist Tadım am 22. Juni 2015 mit dem vom Wirtschaftsministerium Nordrhein-Westfalen und der landeseigenen Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft...
The Turkish Lira

The Turkish Lira

Over the past fifteen years, the Turkish currency, the Turkish Lira (TRY *) depreciated considerably against the US dollar and the Euro. During this period, inflation was Turkey’s main economic challenge. The hyperinflational periods which plagued Turkey in the...