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TUSIAD President Haluk Dincer Makes Statement on Turkey’s Role in TTIP Negotiations

TÜSİAD President Haluk Dinçer speaks during a press conference.  AA Photo
AA Photo

The Turkish Industry and Business Association (TUSIAD) President Haluk Dincer warned that the eventual integration of the American and European economies would harm Turkey’s economy by providing the U.S. “asymmetrical” access to Turkish markets.  Therefore, “Turkey must definitely become a part of the ongoing TTIP negotiations [with the U.S. Read more

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Will Froman and De Gucht Talk Turkey?

By Baris Ornarli

United States Trade Representative Ambassador Michael Froman and EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht are meeting in Washington this week to take stock of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations to date. They will assess progress made in the first three rounds of negotiations and provide political guidance on how best to move forward. Read more

The TUSIAD Washington Representative Office Marks 15 Years in Washington

The TUSIAD Board of Directors and nearly 50 TUSIAD members marked the 15th anniversary of the Washington Representative Office on October 10 – 11. The establishment of a representative office in Washington 15 years ago reflects the Turkish business world’s appreciation of the importance of the bilateral relationship and has demonstrated the recognition of the potential for greater economic and political ties between Turkey and the United States. Read more

15th Anniversary of the Washington Representative Office of TUSIAD

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This year marks the 15th anniversary of the TUSIAD Washington Representative Office. The establishment of a representative office in Washington 15 years ago reflects the Turkish business world’s appreciation of the importance of the U.S. – Turkey relationship and has demonstrated the recognition of the potential for greater economic and political ties between Turkey and the United States.  Read more

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A New Boost to Transatlantic Ties: The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and the EU-Turkey Customs Union

By: Eray Akdag / The German Marshall Fund

Eray Akday is the TUSIAD Permanent Ankara Representative. The below article was published by The German Marshall Fund in their “On Turkey” series. You can find the original here

During Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s recent visit to the United States, the White House declared that “the United States and Turkey decided today to establish a bilateral High Level Committee led by the Ministry of Economy of Turkey and the Office of the U.S. Read more