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TÜSİAD Views on Turkey’s European Union Integration Process

TÜSİAD President Simone Kaslowski attended the EU – Turkey High Level Economic Dialogue meeting in Istanbul today with Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak and Jyrki Katainen, Vice President of the European Commission.

TÜSİAD President Simone Kaslowski underlined the importance of a better functioning rules-based market economy, rule of law and robust democracy. Read more

Simone Kaslowski Elected TÜSİAD President

The 49th General Assembly of the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD) convened in Istanbul today and elected a new Board of Directors.

Simone Kaslowski was elected President of TÜSİAD. Murat Özyeğin, Mehmet Tara and Bahadır Balkır were elected Vice Presidents. Read more

TÜSİAD President Erol Bilecik Reiterates Calls for Reforms

The President of the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD) Erol Bilecik delivered opening remarks at the High Advisory Council meeting, which convened this morning in Ankara. The High Advisory Council is a biannual deliberative conference where the business world takes stock of domestic and global political and economic developments and offers suggestions to policy makers from a business perspective. Read more

TUSIAD President’s Statement on the New Economic Program


The New Economic Program announced by the Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak contains realistic targets. In particular, we welcome increased austerity measures, the continuation of fiscal discipline, the fight against the informal economy, tax policies, support for high-value added production, and the commitment to reducing the current account deficit. Read more

Joint Statement by the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) and the Turkish Industry & Business Association (TÜSİAD)

After consultations between The Union of Chambers and Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) and the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD) regarding the economic situation in Turkey, the following statement was issued:

For the success of the measures and objectives of the economic program announced by the government, the business world has offered its committed support. Read more