Amazon to open Turkey site with more than 100 million dollar investment

Amazon shared its investment plans for Turkey with the public. Accordingly, the company will open its first logistics base in Turkey this fall, with an investment of $100 million.

Reuters - Duvar English Inc (AMZN.O) said on March 23 it will set up a logistic base in Turkey to meet rising demand, with a more than $100 million investment.

It said the facility will create more than 1,000 jobs in its first year, and will support the domestic and export operations of the small- and mid-sized businesses that sell products on the site.

The Istanbul-based logistic centre will open in the autumn this year, the e-commerce giant added.

The logistics base of, which was put into service in Turkey in 2018, will be in Istanbul's Tuzla district.

For its logistics base, Amazon begins recruitment processes for its center functions such as engineering, human resources, accounting, operations and computing (IT), while recruitment for customer service and logistics teams will begin in the coming months.