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What does double-digit inflation mean for Turkey?(Al-Monitor, March 13, 2017

Summary The accelerating pace of Turkey’s inflation threatens significant erosion in most forms of income on which the country’s population lives. Author Mustafa Sonmez  Translator Sibel Utku Bila Turkish consumer inflation has exceeded 10%, climbing back to double digits after … Okumaya devam et

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Turkey’s construction boom: a blessing or a curse?(Al-Monitor, March 6, 2017)

Summary The Turkish construction sector’s contribution to the local economy has almost caught up with that of the manufacturing industry, but this is hardly a reason to celebrate. Author Mustafa Sonmez Posted March 6, 2017 Translator Sibel Utku Bila Concerned … Okumaya devam et

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Turkey’s AKP scrambles to contain crisis ahead of key vote(Al-Monitor, February 28,2017)

Summary Turkey’s government has enacted a series of economic measures to woo voters ahead of a key constitutional referendum, but the threat of the economic crisis is far from over. Author Mustafa Sonmez TranslatorSibel Utku Bila   Turkey’s domestic agenda is … Okumaya devam et

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Canal Istanbul: Still hyped, still ‘crazy'(Al-Monitor, February 22, 2017)

Summary President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is dusting off plans for the megaproject Canal Istanbul ahead of the constitutional referendum as an example of what a strong president could achieve. Author Mustafa Sonmez Posted February 22, 2017 Translator Sibel Utku Bila … Okumaya devam et

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Turkey’s wealth fund is less about wealth and more about debt (Al-Monitor, February 9,2017)

Summary: Turkey’s newly established sovereign wealth fund is expected to throw life preservers to companies involved in the government’s “mega-projects” and primarily owned by AKP cronies. Author Mustafa Sonmez  Translator: Timur Göksel In a stunning move Feb. 6, the Turkish government … Okumaya devam et

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How political risks wreck Turkey’s economic prospects (Al-Monitor, Februrary 3,2017)

Summary Turkey has lost its investment grade status with all top three credit-rating agencies, falling behind many regional countries despite its geopolitical edge. Author Mustafa Sonmez TranslatorSibel Utku Bila Invest in Turkey — a promotional website by the Turkish government — … Okumaya devam et

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Is Gulf money really a lifesaver for Turkish economy?(Al-Monitor, January 27, 2017)

Summary:  Despite assertions of impending major Gulf investment in Turkey, Europe continues to provide the bulk of external funds in the country Author Mustafa Sonmez    Translator: Sibel Utku Bila Talk of large inflows of Arab investment has been a recurring theme … Okumaya devam et

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Turkey’s AKP scrambles to curb economic woes until referendum (Al-Monitor, January 20, 2017)

Summary: Turkey’s government has mobilized public funds to avert a full-blown economic crisis ahead of a critical referendum on transition to a presidential system, expected in early spring. AUTHOR Mustafa Sonmez  TRANSLATOR: Sibel Utku Bila After 14 years in power, the Justice and … Okumaya devam et

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How Ankara is using taxes to target boozers(Al-Monitor, January 11, 2017

SUMMARY: Staggering tax hikes on alcoholic beverages have made Turkey’s national drink, raki, a luxury beyond the reach of many ordinary Turks. AUTHOR Mustafa Sonmez  TRANSLATOR Sibel Utku Bila Turkey’s consumer inflation rate hit 8.5% in 2016, surpassing the government’s 5% target. … Okumaya devam et

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Why 2017 doesn’t bode well for Turkey’s economy(Al-Monitor, January 4, 2017)

SUMMARY : Official figures show the Turkish economy has plunged deeper into recession, as expected fourth-quarter economic numbers may not provide much hope. AUTHOR: Mustafa Sonmez  TRANSLATOR: Sibel Utku Bila In a Nov. 17 article for Al-Monitor, I had explained why the Turkish … Okumaya devam et

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