Under TOBB’s leadership, Turkey's fastest growing 100 companies were identified through TEPAV cooperation. The award ceremony was held with the attendances of Deputy Prime Minister Mr.Nurettin Canikli, hosted by TOBB President Mr. Rıfat Hisarcıklıoğlu. Ares Shipyards, an Antalya company which increased its sales by 4,473% in 3 years, took the first place. Companies in the top 100 grew 12 times faster than Turkey. Most of the companies in the list are from Istanbul with the majority in wholesale trade.
Speaking at the awards ceremony, TOBB President Mr. Rıfat Hisarcıklıoğlu stated that the average growth rate of the 100 fastest growing companies in Turkey in 2012-2015 is 438%, according to contest results, “This is a terrific figure, 12 times higher than the national income increase in Turkey.”
Hisarcıklıoğlu reported that when considering companies that apply for the list of the 100 fastest growing companies in Turkey, their turnover increase rates for 2012-2015 are taken into account. “The average growth rate of the 100 fastest growing companies in Turkey is 438%." This is a terrific figure, a performance 12 times higher than the increase in national income.”