Spanish businesspeople are expecting Turkish government's support to join privatization and modernization projects in Turkey.
MADRID- Spanish businesspeople attended Turkey-Spain Investment Cooperation Summit which was also participated by Turkish Economy Minister Zafer Caglayan in Madrid on Thursday.
Spanish Confederation of Employers' Organization (CEOE) Chairman Juan Rosell said that Spain had a special plan to develop relations with Turkey between 2012 and 2014, stressing that they attached great importance to Turkish market.
Meanwhile, chairman Francisco Gonzalez Rodriguez of Spanish BBVA bank --which bought 25 percent share of Turkish Garanti Bankasi in 2010-- said that Turkey was one of the ten countries where the world's highest economic growth was recorded, adding that Turkey was one of the most important countries of Europe as a big and young market.
Rodriguez said that Turkey had a well-disciplined economy as well as world's best financing system. Noting that Turkey was on a strategic location, Rodriguez said that Turkish market was resisting global economic crisis, adding that Turkey also developed a very good foreign policy in Arab Spring countries.
Meanwhile, Spanish Prime Ministry Economy Office Director Javier Valles said that political and economic relations between Turkey and Spain were on the highest level, expressing belief that they should encourage a strategic partnership between the two countries.