Benefit From Free Zone Tax Advantages at DESBAŞ

By taking place in our Free Zone, you will benefit from a wide range of tax advantages including;


Benefit From Free Zone Incentives at DESBAŞ

At DESBAŞ, we offer an attractive business climate to investors through various incentives:

  • Exceptional access to a large domestic Turkish market
  • Exemption from foreign trade regime practices
  • Right to issue certificate of origin and movement (ATR)
  • Free circulation of Turkish origin goods in EU Market (Customs Union between Turkey & EU)
  • VAT-exempt infrastructure services (Electricity, water, gas)
  • Purchase goods from Turkey from export prices (No VAT)
  • Free international revenue and earnings transfers
  • Transactions performed with foreign currencies
  • Low cost of labor and land
  • No time limitations for storage of goods in the free zone

Take Advantage of Free Zone Opportunities In Istanbul

  • the business capital of Turkish economy,
  • a city bigger than many countries with its 16 million population;
  • a city that performs more than half of Turkey's total import and export trade
      volume by itself.

  • At Istanbul Industry and Trade Free Trade Zone, we offer investors the privilege of working in İstanbul with the logistical advantages of our strategic location.


    One Free Zone, Many Connections: Location Advantages of DESBAŞ

    With our strategic location in İstanbul and logistic advantages, we have become the ideal hub for investors looking for business opportunities.

    Ideally located adjacent to airport, seaports and logistic centers, DESBAŞ offers multi-modal connectivity with an extensive logistics infra-structure which covers every mode of transportation.

    Sabiha Gökçen International Airport is just minutes away from our zone.

    Our location also provides easy and fast route to Pendik, Tuzla, Dilovası, Derince and Haydarpaşa Ports for those who prefer sea transportation.
    • Sabiha Gökçen International Airport
    • Pendik Ro-Ro Port
    • Tuzla Port
    • Dilovası Port
    • Derince Port
    • Haydarpaşa Port

    Business Opportunity with Neighboring Organized Industrial Zones

    At DESBAŞ, investors have the advantage to do business with our neighboring Organized Industrial Zones, which host thousands of companies from different sectors:

    • Istanbul Leather Organized Industrial Zone
    • Gebze Organized Industrial Zone
    • Vehicle Supply Industry Association
    • Automotive Subcontracting Specialized Organized Industrial Zone
    • Istanbul Anatolian Side Organized Industrial Zone
    • Tuzla Shipyards Region
    • Tuzla Chemical Industry Organized Industrial Zone
    • Istanbul Tuzla Organized Industrial Zone
    • Sabiha Gökçen International Airport
    • Pendik Ro-Ro Port
    • Tuzla Port

    Pay 10 % Less For Electricity Services

    In our Zone, you pay 10 % less for electricity services compared to other alternatives, which is a serious cost advantage for electricity-intensive production companies.

    Easy Access to the Pool of Qualified Personnel

    The location and environment of the Istanbul Industry and Trade Free Zone provides great convenience to reach out and recruit qualified human resource.

    On-Site Customs Clearance

    All kinds of customs procedures such as import, export and transit are carried out at the Istanbul Leather Free Zone Customs Directorate, which serves only for the users of our free zone.