As one of the only truly ‘Eurasian’ countries in the world, Turkey has, in recent years, been playing an increasingly important role in it’s region. With a population of over 75 million, it has become a major power in terms of its economy and of its political strength in its spheres of influence. Turkey is described as an industrialized emerging market in the global spectrum and is also a founding member of the OECD and the G-20 major economies. By reaching out towards both the European and the Middle Eastern markets, with the help of a custom union with the European Union signed in 1995, Turkey has attempted to diversify its range of exports and international trade.
Date: June 28th 2012
Assessment grade: 9.5/10