Turkey’s Foreign Trade Policy and Dynamics

International trade plays an important role in Turkey’s economy. Export remains a significant source of revenue for the country. Turkey is an important supplier of agricultural, manufacturing and technological products to the global market. Therefore, this commentary aims to analyze the dynamics of Turkey’s foreign trade, show its key trade […]

The Risks of Corruption: The Case of Central Asia

Corruption remains one of the main threats for global development as it persists in the majority of countries. It is a major challenge not only for developing states, but also for the advanced ones. Data shows that annual costs of corruption, bribery, theft and tax evasion, and other illicit financial flows (IFF) for developing countries equal $1.26 trillion. At the same time, the European Union members lose $132 billion every year due to corruption [Fleming, 2019]. According to various estimates, the corruption-related losses for the global economy are extremely high. […]

Business Environment and SME Support Programs in the Central Asian Turkish Republics: A Research on the Development of SMEs and Mutual Trade

SMEs are the main building blocks of national economies with their social and economic contributions. With the increasing importance of SMEs in liberal economies, it is aimed to increase the number of new entrepreneurs and to develop a business environment to support existing enterprises. In this study, it is aimed to investigate the business environment of fi ve countries (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan), to make suggestions for improving the business environment and to propose a support model that can be formed to improve trade between the fi ve countries. In the scope of the research, a qualitative analysis was made by means of evaluation of secondary data

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In this month; DIRECTOR OF THE UNESCO CLUSTER OFFICE IN ALMATY AND UNESCO REPRESENTATIVE TO KAZAKHSTAN, KYRGYZSTAN AND TAJIKISTAN, KRISTA PIKKAT. I joined UNESCO through the Young Professionals Programme in 1997 and have worked for the organization since. I started at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris and for 15 years worked in different services from programme, external relations and strategic planning to the Office of the Director-General.

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