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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

TÜSİAD – Brookings Institution Panel on Transatlantic Relations

TÜSİAD – Brookings Institution Panel on Transatlantic Relations

The Brookings Institution in partnership with TÜSİAD hosted a conference on the state of transatlantic relations following U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to Europe on Thursday, July 19th. TÜSİAD Secretary General Bahadır Kaleğası delivered opening remarks. Read more

Time for Social Compromise and Reforms

Turkey has concluded another critically important election. We congratulate Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdogan who has been reelected President and the incoming members of the Turkish Grand National Assembly. We hope that the election results will be propitious for our country.

The test of a strong democracy will continue for Turkey in the 21st century. Read more