BAKU, Azerbaijan, October 18
Turkey will open logistics centers in Karaman, Mardin, Bitlis, Kayseri and Bilecik provinces by the end of 2023, the country’s transport and infrastructure ministry told Trend.
According to the ministry, construction of the Karaman, Mardin and Bitlis centers started in 2019.
“The total cost of building a logistics center in Karaman province is 191 million Turkish liras ($ 22.48 million), in Mardin – 83 million pounds ($ 9.77 million), while that in the province of Bitlis – 110 million pounds (12.95 million dollars) “, according to the ministry. noted.
The ministry noted that the construction of logistics centers in Kayseri and Bilecik provinces started in 2020.
“The cost of building a logistics center in Kayseri province is 379 million Turkish liras and in Bilecik province is 630 million pounds,” the ministry said.
As previously reported, by the end of 2024, nine logistics centers worth a total of Turkish Lira 2.3 billion ($ 270 million) will be established in 13 provinces of Turkey.
In Turkey, work is underway for the implementation of 469 transport and infrastructure projects at a total cost of 694.7 billion lire (81.78 billion dollars). Of these funds, 179 billion lire ($ 21 billion) are foreign loans. The implementation of some of the projects has started in previous years.
In 2021, over 42.4 billion lire ($ 5 billion) will be allocated for the implementation of transport and infrastructure projects in Turkey, of which nearly 6 billion lire ($ 710 million) will be attracted via foreign loans.
In 2020, 282.7 billion lire ($ 33.28 billion) was allocated for the implementation of transport and infrastructure projects in Turkey, of which more than 56.8 billion lire (6.7 billion dollars) came from foreign loans.