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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
As we enter the last months of the year, which was expected to be difficult, the latest developments in domestic and foreign policies increase these complications more. Clearly, it is difficult to ensure stability in the economy at a time when nothing goes in its normal pace.
Is there anyone following the news in Turkey who is not worried about the country’s future and its economy in terms of income distribution?
We were expecting a high growth rate in Turkey’s GDP to boost morale and be promising for the future of the economy, but we cannot see these coming true.
When inflation dropped after six months to a single digit at the end of July, it created a festive joy.
After German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the customs union agreement would not be updated, almost every minister made statements last week saying Germany and the European Union were two separate things.
In recent days, we have often been hearing ministers say, “We’ll give importance to innovation and research and development in the upcoming period.” In fact, this was being discussed for a while now but not much of a progress has been made in these areas.
We have learnt that Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım will announce the “attraction centers” program, including new economic incentives, this week.
The government has recently been holding a series of meetings with foreign investors in a bid to recover Turkey’s deteriorated perception.
The economic bill of the crisis between Turkey and Germany would be much costly than expected. I believe it is more accurate to see Germany not just as a country with which we have close economic relations but also an influential actor in the European Union and even in the Western Alliance
The long awaited cabinet reshuffle has finally occurred on July 19
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