James Ker-Lindsay, Senior Research Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science is skeptical that Turkey will ever join the European Union.» Read More
The chairman of Sabanci Holding, one of Turkey’s most powerful family-run conglomerates, said no decision had yet been made on the fate of its joint venture with Europe’s largest retailer, Carrefour.
Straddling Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Turkey is a Muslim country with ancient Christian roots but founded as a modern nation in 1923 by a militant secularist, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. It’s now the fastest-growing economy in Europe.
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Research has shown that there will continue to be a battle for top talent in Turkey, as it competes with the West to attract and retain the best employees, says Mark Hamill, CEO of global search firm SpenglerFox
From carpets to calligraphy to ceramics, there is a lot of history and variety to the fine art of Turkey and the Ottoman Empire that preceded it.
Turkey’s dependence on imported oil is hampering its growth, and is likely to continue doing so as the country’s prosperity increases, regional analysts and energy experts say.
Turkey's information and communications technology sector is probably the foremost candidate for growth.
The U.S. may have committed a strategic error in not recognizing Turkey as a geographic bridge and trade center earlier.
Turkey’s roaring economy has earned it the nickname “New Tiger” among foreign investors -— who are pouring money into the country.
Ankara’s effort at energy self-sufficiency will mean dishing out big contracts without offending any of its major trade partners.
Dominated by a highly-regarded banking sector and flourishing consumer goods industry, Turkey’s stock market is easy for foreign investors to access.
Michael Ganske, head of emerging market research at Commerzbank, told CNBC that in the near future there could be problems in Turkey as the economy slows, food prices rise and the central bank has to react.
Anthony Skinner, director at Maplecroft, told CNBC, that Turkey was seeing a soft landing but a current account deficit was still an inevitability of the economy as almost all of Turkey's oil and gas is imported from abroad.
For years, the prospect of Turkey joining the EU wasn't taken seriously. But Turkey has embarked on a series of economic and political reforms, making it more palatable to EU members.
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Troubled Cyprus, the small island affected by its closeness to Greece, has approached Russia for a loan, but its preferred option would be borrowing from Europe, the island’s Finance Minister told CNBC Friday.