EU – TURKEY: Ekonomik Alanda Ankara Ne Yapmalı?


 

The links between the progress on rule of law/fundamental freedoms and the improvement in economic governance and the judiciary system.

The submitted 2018 Economic Reform Programmes (ERPs) of the Western Balkans and Turkey outline the medium-term macroeconomic and fiscal framework as well as structural reforms (affecting areas such as labour markets and education, energy, innovation and the business environment) to enhance competitiveness and long-term growth.

Participants recalled the commitment to set out a new set of targeted policy guidance to support efforts towards fulfilling the Copenhagen economic criteria. In this context, Participants agreed that the elements of the 2017 policy guidance which had not yet been fully implemented remained valid and needed to be addressed by policymakers in Turkey.

Lower external imbalances in light of high external funding needs constituting a substantial risk for the Turkish economy.

Focus monetary policy on the pursuit of price stability and ensure that the monetary policy stance is sufficiently tight to bring inflation back to the target band, anchor inflation expectations and increase trust in the local currency.

With a view to improving the business environment, strengthen the rule of law and the judiciary. The effective implementation of the amended law on bankruptcy.

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EU: Turkey Report 2018 – Reactions/Tepkiler…


Each Both Sides Disappointed by the status quo over Turkey!

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Brüksel Bakışı: Korumacı Politikalar…


Gümrük Birliği’nin Modernizasyonunu nasıl etkiler?

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Varna Sonrası Türkiye – AB İlişkileri


Hedef 2020 Aralık Zirvesi !

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EU-Turkey leaders’ meeting : Reactions/Yankılar


[AB’nin Türkiye’yi Genişleme Politikalarının Dışına İtmesi Vahim bir Hata Olacaktır.]

[Varna is an Occasion for Taking The Brussels Negociations Forward]

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European Leaders’ Summit – 22-23/03/2018


 

Turkey and
Cyprus at the table!

The leaders will also discuss the Salisbury attack and relations with Turkey ahead of the Varna Leader’s meeting.

As a follow up to discussions at their informal meeting on 23 February and in light of the upcoming Leader’s Meeting in Varna on 26 March, the heads of state or government will discuss recent developments in relations with Turkey. They are likely to adopt conclusions which offer solidarity and support to Cyprus in the context of recent tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean.

President Tusk stated as well on 23 February 2018:
“This evening President Anastasiades and Prime Minister Tsipras informed us about the latest developments regarding Turkey’s illegal violations in the Eastern Mediterranean and in the Aegean. On behalf of all the EU leaders, I would like to express our solidarity with Cyprus and Greece, and urgently call on Turkey to terminate these activities. I reiterate our support for the sovereign right of the Republic of Cyprus to explore and exploit its natural resources, in accordance with EU and international law, including the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.

These actions contradict Turkey’s commitment to good neighbourly relations and their normalisation with all Member States. We are ready to cooperate with Turkey and will assess at our March European Council whether the conditions are there to hold the Leaders’ Meeting with Turkey in Varna on 26 March.”

Conclusions [FR]
(Yeni – Updated!)

Turkish Reaction I
(Yeni – Updated!)

Turkish Reaction II
(Yeni – Updated!)

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AB Çelik İhracatı % 50 Tehlikede…


 

Ya Türkiye?

Dünyadaki ham çelik üretiminin yarısını gerçekleştiren Çin’den sonra ikinci sırada gelen AB, küresel ham çeliğin yüzde 10’unu üretiyor. AB’yi yüzde 6 ile Japonya ve Hindistan, yüzde 5 ile ABD, yüzde 4 ile Güney Kore ve Rusya, yüzde 2 ile Türkiye ve Brezilya izliyor.

ABD Ticaret Bakanlığının 1962 Ticaret Genişleme Yasası’nın 232’nci Maddesi kapsamında imzalar atılmadan önce Amerika Uluslararası Çelik Enstitüsü Başkanı John D. Foster, Donald Trump’a gönderdiği mektupta, Türk çelik üreticilerinin de düzenlemeden muaf tutulmasını istedi. ABD’nin kararının, Çin ya da AB kadar önemli bir ticaret ortağı olmaması sebebiyle Türkiye’ye ve ekonomisine derin bir darbe indireceği sanılmıyor.

Trump, Türkiye’nin de aralarında bulunduğu 12 ülkeden ithal edilen çeliğe yüzde 53 vergi getirmeyi seçseydi, Türkiye’nin ABD’ye çelik ihracatı durma noktasına gelebilirdi. Trump’ın bu seçeneği seçmemiş olması, Türk iş dünyasında “kötünün iyisi” olarak yorumlanıyor.

ABD’nin Gümrük Duvarlarını Aşmak için Yapılması Gereken (yeni!)

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