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Istanbul’s new airport: a looming black hole (Al-Monitor, March 9,2018)

ARTICLE SUMMARY Istanbul’s giant new airport, scheduled to partially open in October ahead of key elections next year, has become a headache that threatens to carve a black hole in Turkey’s public finances. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan served as the … Okumaya devam et

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Turkey’s sugar privatization faces bitter opposition (Al Monitor ,March 1, 2018)

ARTICLE SUMMARY The Turkish government’s plan to privatize 14 sugar plants has sparked nationwide protests, irking not only factory workers and local communities but also Turkish consumers in general. A year and a half ago, Turkish Finance Minister Naci Agbal voiced reservations … Okumaya devam et

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After big boom, Turkey’s aviation sector heads for turbulence (Al-Monitor, February 23, 2018)

ARTICLE SUMMARY Led by national carrier Turkish Airlines, Turkey’s civil aviation sector has grown impressively since 2003, but its heyday may be over due to the strain of economic and political factors. One of the most notable transformations that Turkey … Okumaya devam et

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Anxious Turkish investors eyeing opportunities abroad (Al-Monitor, February 16,2018)

ARTICLE SUMMARY Mounting political tensions, uncertainties and declining rule of law in Turkey are pushing Turkish entrepreneurs to consider investing abroad. Turkish tycoon Rahmi Koc announced last month that his business empire, Turkey’s largest, had grown enough at home and was turning … Okumaya devam et

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2018 fraught with uncertainties for Turkish economy (Al-Monitor, December 30,2017)

As expected, Turkey this month posted a sensational growth rate for the third quarter of 2017. The economy ostensibly grew 11.1%, which put the overall rate for the first nine months at 7.4% and the year-on-year rate at 6.5%. The figure, which … Okumaya devam et

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US sanctions-busting trial fails to shock Turkish markets (Al-Monitor, December 7, 2017)

ARTICLE SUMMARY Turkey’s financial markets remained relatively calm in the face of bribery confessions and other allegations targeting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The sanctions-busting case in the United States involving prominent Turkish suspects is being followed daily, like a nail-biting TV series, by … Okumaya devam et

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Rising oil prices add to Turkey’s economic woes (Al-Monitor, November 17, 2017)

Atop an inflation rate stuck at 11%, an urban unemployment rate above 13%, a current account deficit close to 5% of gross domestic product (GDP), a growing budget deficit and a rapidly depreciating currency, Turkey is now being hit by an increase in global energy … Okumaya devam et

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Gold trader case threatens economic fallout for Turkey(Al Monitor, November 9, 2017)

ARTICLE SUMMARY The sanctions-busting case against Iranian-Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab in the United States has raised the specter of continuing tensions in US-Turkish bilateral ties, with serious implications for the Turkish economy. Struggling against global headwinds and domestic woes, the … Okumaya devam et

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Istanbul’s housing sector in turmoil (Al-Monitor, October 27, 2017)

ARTICLE SUMMARY The increase in housing prices in Istanbul has fallen below both the inflation rate and the increase in construction costs, signaling serous trouble for a sector that has long been a driving force of the Turkish economy. Under … Okumaya devam et

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Turkish telecom giant may end up in government hands again(Al-Monitor, October 12,2017)

ARTICLE SUMMARY The 2005 privatization of Turkish telecommunication company Turk Telekom, the largest in Turkey’s history, may go to waste as the majority stakeholders are struggling to repay loans. Turk Telekom, the main actor in Turkey’s telecommunication sector and the … Okumaya devam et

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