TUSIAD Turkey Letter: 7 October 2013
- Turkey ‘highly likely’ to sign Chinese missile deal
- Turkey not involved in Somalia al Shabaab raid -Turkish official
- EU commissioner welcomes democracy package
- Turkey builds wall along Syria border
ECONOMY & ENERGY
- IMF says Turkey should tighten monetary, fiscal policy
- Turkey’s exports surge 11 percent in September
- Turkish Premier announces proposals aimed at Kurds
- Turkish PM unveils reforms after summer of protests
|Turkey ‘highly likely’ to sign Chinese missile deal
Turkey is likely to sign a $3.4 billion missile defense deal with a Chinese firm under U.S. sanctions, a senior official said on Thursday, a proposal that is already straining relations with Washington.
Reuters, 3 October 2013, Turkey ‘highly likely’ to sign Chinese missile deal
Turkey not involved in Somalia al Shabaab raid -Turkish official
EU commissioner welcomes democracy package
Turkey builds wall along Syria border
|IMF says Turkey should tighten monetary, fiscal policy
The International Monetary Fund called on Turkey to tighten its monetary and fiscal policies to reduce its external imbalances, which have been exacerbated by capital outflows from emerging markets.
“The market reappraisal of advanced economies’ monetary policies has exposed Turkey’s main vulnerability — its external imbalance,” the IMF said after a mission visit to Turkey.
Reuters, 4 October 2013, IMF says Turkey should tighten monetary, fiscal policy
Turkey’s exports surge 11 percent in September
|Turkish Premier announces proposals aimed at Kurds
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced a package of measures on Monday that appeared intended to revive the stalled peace process with the country’s ethnic Kurds, who have fought a decades-long insurgency against the Turkish state.
New York Times, 30 September 2013, Turkish Premier announces proposals aimed at Kurds
Turkish PM unveils reforms after summer of protests
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