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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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Will Turkey’s economic crisis doom presidential system?(Al-Monitor, December 28,2016)

Summary:   Turkey seems to be on the cusp of a stormy 2017, as a failing economy and the drive for a presidential regime threaten to increase its already high economic and political risks.Author Mustafa Sonmez  December 28, 2016 Translator: Sibel Utku Bila … Okumaya devam et

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How Turkey used math to drastically boost its economy(Al-Monitor, December 23,2016)

Summary: A 20% upward revision in the size of the Turkish economy will notably improve the country’s economic profile on paper, but not without controversy over the new calculation method and the discrepancies it created. Author Mustafa Sonmez   December 20, 2016 … Okumaya devam et

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Dollar-hungry Turkey eyes Middle Eastern markets(Al-Monitor,December 13,2016)

Summary  Scrambling to overcome a foreign exchange crunch, Turkey’s government has outlined incentives to prop up exporters, and while Middle Eastern markets figure high on the target list, Ankara’s political conflicts with neighbors present an obstacle that needs to be … Okumaya devam et

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How the Turkish lira entered free fall(Al-Monitor, December 1,2016)

Summary  The European Parliament’s vote to suspend Turkey’s membership talks is the latest move to worsen the rapid decline of the Turkish lira’s foreign exchange rates. Author Mustafa Sonmez  Translator : Sibel Utku Bila In its heyday, years before the 2009 … Okumaya devam et

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