LEADING NEWS SOURCE FOR TURKEY AND THE REGION

ERDAL SAĞLAM

Germany determines EU decisions

ERDAL SAĞLAM writes:

After German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the customs union agreement would not be updated, almost every minister made statements last week saying Germany and the European Union were two separate things.

Comment(s) 8/22/2017

With this approach, innovation to remain on paper only

ERDAL SAĞLAM writes:

In recent days, we have often been hearing ministers say, “We’ll give importance to innovation and research and development in the upcoming period.” In fact, this was being discussed for a while now but not much of a progress has been made in these areas.

Comment(s) 8/15/2017

Turkish economy needs normalization before incentives

ERDAL SAĞLAM writes:

We have learnt that Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım will announce the “attraction centers” program, including new economic incentives, this week.

Comment(s) 8/9/2017

What foreign investors want in Turkey is clear

ERDAL SAĞLAM writes:

The government has recently been holding a series of meetings with foreign investors in a bid to recover Turkey’s deteriorated perception.

Comment(s) 8/7/2017

Economic bill of Germany crisis is costly

ERDAL SAĞLAM writes:

The economic bill of the crisis between Turkey and Germany would be much costly than expected. I believe it is more accurate to see Germany not just as a country with which we have close economic relations but also an influential actor in the European Union and even in the Western Alliance

Comment(s) 7/25/2017

The end of dualism at the top of the economic administration

ERDAL SAĞLAM writes:

The long awaited cabinet reshuffle has finally occurred on July 19

Comment(s) 7/21/2017

Let’s not deceive ourselves; investor perception is not getting better

ERDAL SAĞLAM writes:

A year has passed since the July 15, 2016, coup attempt, and we have gone through the last week in a consciously created demagogic climate

Comment(s) 7/19/2017

Expectations on growth still high

ERDAL SAĞLAM writes:

Data on May’s industrial production, announced on July 10, came in far below expectations. But it looks like the markets are not demoralized and are continuing to believe that growth figures will be high

Comment(s) 7/12/2017

Inflation may be single-digit by end of July but…

ERDAL SAĞLAM writes:

Inflation figures for June were better than expected and annual inflation rate went down to under 11 percent. While the decline is expected to continue in July too, the possibility of annual inflation going back to a one-digit figure is also cited

Comment(s) 7/6/2017

Everything on hold due to expectations of cabinet change

ERDAL SAĞLAM writes:

Together with the expectation of a change in the cabinet, the bureaucracy in Ankara seems to have put everything on hold. One can particularly observe the rise of complaints from big private sector companies that “things have not been working in the bureaucracy for a long time.”

Comment(s) 6/23/2017

1 2 3 4 ...22 

MOST COMMENTED

    MOST POPULAR

    AcerProS.I.P.A HTML & CSS Agency