Past eventResearch Event

Turkey's Business and Investment Climate: Improving or Regressing?

7 April 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm

Chatham House, London


Alp Şahin, Director of Strategy Planning and Business Development, Arıkanlı Holding; Member, Executive Board of Turkish-United Arab Emirates Business Council; Member, Turkish-Bahraini Business Council, Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK)
Chair: Fadi Hakura, Associate Fellow, Europe Programme, Chatham House 



Turkey has faced significant political and economic challenges during the past year, including the Gezi Park protests, high-level corruption allegations, a plummeting Turkish lira and stagnant economic growth rates. The speaker will discuss the impact of these developments, and of government policy, on the domestic business and economic climate.