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Tag: free trade agreement

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Decoding Erdoğan’s visit to Washington

By: Ian Lesser / German Marshall Fund of the US

The visit of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to the United States has been animated by the deepening crisis in Syria and its mounting costs for Turkey and the region. Read more

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Turkey seeks to form working group for U.S. free trade deal

By: Emre Peker / The Wall Street Journal

Turkey’s prime minister will seek to form a working group to draft a free-trade agreement with the U.S. during a state visit in May, marking an effort to counter an increasingly onerous customs deal with the European Union, Economy Minister Zafer Caglayan said Tuesday. Read more

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Don't forget free trade with Turkey

By: Kemal Kirisci / The National Interest

Last month, both the U.S. and the European Union (EU) took important internal steps to prepare the ground work for negotiations to establish the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. TTIP would create the largest integrated market in the world, bringing together half of the world’s GDP and 30 percent of world trade. Read more

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Why Turkey Belongs to Transatlantic Economy

This article first appeared in The Hill, on March 12, 2013. Read the original version here

By: Bahadir Kaleagasi, TUSIAD International Coordinator & Representative to the EU; Baris Ornarli, TUSIAD Washington Representative

At the President’s Export Council meeting on Tuesday, President Barack Obama reiterated the importance of achieving a U.S.–EU free trade agreement. Read more