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Global Trade and Turkey in the 21st Century

Global Trade and Turkey in the 21st Century

At a time when international trade, which plays a key role in shaping global economic balances and imbalances, is being reevaluated throughout the world and alternative structures (TTIP, TPP, etc.) are being proposed, GRF Task Force aims to discuss general economic and commercial trends on the global scale and to make policy suggestions concerning Turkey’s long-term political preferences.

Task Force members convened for the first time on September 30, 2013.

The Task Force is comprised of the following invited members:


Bozkurt Aran
Ali Tigrel


Mehmet Arda
Tayfun Bayazıt
Yavuz Canevi
Turgut Cankorel
Hasan Ersel
Hüsamettin Kavi
Mustafa Kılıçaslan
Sönmez Köksal
Vesile Kulaçoğlu
Muhsin Mengütürk
Bertil Emrah Oder
İlter Türkmen
Zekeriya Yıldırım

Task Force Director

Burcu Baran - GRF Program Director