The American Business Forum in Turkey (AmCham Turkey/ABFT) is a business association and NGO, comprised of U.S. companies with operations in Turkey. Founded in 2004 as an American Chamber of Commerce, AmCham is focused on acting as a bridge between Turkey and the U.S. to further improve bilateral trade and investments, and to support Turkey’s economic development by strengthening the business environment and stimulating foreign direct investments. It has been a tradition of the current U.S. Ambassador in Turkey to be the Honorary Chairman of the Chamber.
AmCham Turkey/ABFT represents 100+ prominent U.S. member firms with investments over $50 billion having created 95.000+ jobs in Turkey. It endeavors to be a trusted and credible thought leader that helps accelerate improvement in the business environment, working in partnership with U.S. businesses, foreign investors, and local decision-makers.
Watch the 15th Anniversary video for more information on AmCham Turkey/ABFT and its activities: