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Turkish businessmen, investors visit Aqaba International Industrial Estate

By Petra - Oct 16,2014 - Last updated at Oct 16,2014

AQABA — A Turkish delegation of businessmen and investors on Thursday visited the Aqaba International Industrial Estate (AIIE) and checked on some Canadian, Turkish and British projects. AIIE Chief Executive Officer Sheldon Fink and his deputy, Mamoun Qussous, told the delegation that AIIE has attracted investments worth more than $180 million, and seeking to reach $500 million by the end of next decade. AIIE has provided more than 900 job opportunities so far, aiming to reach 3,000 at full operation phase, Qussous  said. He noted that AIIE seeks to attract businesses in metal and engineering industries, clean energy, consumer products, storing and logistic services for grand tourist projects. The delegation members expressed their desire to invest in plastic industry and logistics, and visited a Turkish grain factory and other international factories. 

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