Home Research Briefings Briefing on Turkey’s return to economic growth
Briefing on Turkey’s return to economic growth
0

Briefing on Turkey’s return to economic growth

55
0

The Turkish government’s efforts to restore stability have been rewarded with a return to economic growth but dangers remain over the long-term.   

  • After coming close to a crisis at the end of 2016, the Turkish economy has shown its resilience, posting strong growth figures over the last two quarters despite facing a variety of challenges.
  • The economic upswing is welcome news for the government, which has worked hard to stimulate the economy through a series of innovative measures.
  • However, the Turkish economy’s continued dependence on volatile foreign investment leaves it vulnerable to political and international factors, several of which are outside the government’s control.

The Turkish economy has confounded expectations with a return to strong growth. Figures released last week by Turkstat, the government statistics agency, put GDP growth at 5% in the first three months of 2017. The trend represents a remarkable turnaround in the fortunes of the Turkish economy which ended 2016 on the brink of crisis with the Turkish lira collapsing against the dollar…

To receive the full briefing, please click here to subscribe or become a CEFTUS member.

A basic subscription, starting from £20/month, entitles subscribers to daily news digests and weekly analytical briefings on current affairs in Turkey.

Basic membership, starting from £90/month, provides members with a subscription, other products, as well as access to all CEFTUS’ exclusive roundtable events, typically priced at £50/event.

To commission analytical work on Turkey, Iran, Iraq or Syria, or should you have any questions, please contact us at info@ceftus.org

Photo credit: British Embassy Ankara

22 June 2017

(55)

tags:

LEAVE YOUR COMMENT

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

about

Mission

The Centre for Turkey Studies is an independent and non-partisan organisation inaugurated in April 2011 with the support of Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg in London. “ to serve as a Turkey-focused public policy forum for the British public and its communities originating from Turkey, and to create a dialogue between experts from Turkey and […]

CEFTUS 2011-2012 Booklet

Please click the link below to download the Centre for Turkey Studies 2011-2012 Booklet Download CEFTUS 2011-2012 Booklet (6) No related posts.

Objectives

To host forums, round tables and panel discussions dealing with subjects related to the analysis of Turkey’s: Domestic politics, foreign affairs and economic development; Accession process to the European Union; Relationship with the UK, EU, Middle East and North Africa, Black Sea region, Central Asia and the Caucasus; Increasing geostrategic importance as energy conduit to […]

We need your support

The Centre for Turkey Studies is a non-profit organisation that organises monthly speaker series, panel discussions, round tables and dinner events in the UK Parliament, think tanks, academic institutions and the City of London.   Founded in 2011, the Centre has achieved a lot in 5 years, establishing itself as a cultural leader in Turkish, […]