TÜSİAD Statement on Turkey’s Municipal Elections: A New Period for Reforms in Turkey
We congratulate the incoming mayors and wish them success in their terms in office, focused on quality of life, smart city technologies and sustainable development goals. Now that the municipal elections have been completed, the time ahead of us free from elections and political campaigning is an important opportunity for economic, social and political reforms. Read more
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
TUSIAD PRESIDENT EROL BILECIK: “WE EXPECT THAT THE NEW ECONOMIC PROGRAM DELIVERS CONCRETE RESULTS SWIFTLY”
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