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Business Activity Is Not Recovering, Sales Expectation Is Low

95th issue of TEPAV Retail Confidence Index has been published. 04/12/2017 -   TEPE was -18.3 points in November 2017. The Index saw a decrease by 1.7 points compared to the previous month and by 0.9 points compared to the same month of last year. With this decline on an annual basis, 13 months of downward trend that paused in October has returned. Anticipation for business recovery compared to last year was -45.6 points, the lowest level witnessed in the year. “Electrical appliances, radio and televisions” sector scored the highest y-o-y increase in retail confidence in November. Furthermore, when compared to the EU-28 and Eurozon [More]

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Employment Increased by 794 Thousand in a Year, 124 Thousand in a Month

66th Issue of TEPAV’s Employment Monitoring Bulletin is Published   22/11/2017 -   Using the Social Security Institution (SSI) data for August 2017, the 66th issue of TEPAV’s Employment Monitoring Bulletin indicates that the number of employees in formal employment increased by 5,9 percent in August 2017 compared to August 2016 and to 14 million 265 thousand. Seasonally adjusted values show that the number of employees in formal employment increased by 124 thousand compared to July 2017. In August 2017, the number of tradesmen and farmers increased by 2,4 percent compared to August 2016 and became 2 million 754 thousand. Considering t [More]

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Diabetes Conference at TEPAV

The effect of compliance and continuity in the treatment of diabetes to its cost in Turkey was discussed at the meeting held in TEPAV.   21/11/2017 -   On November 21, with the support of Lilly Pharmaceuticals and the IQVIA Institute, key stakeholders in diabetes management came together at TEPAV. In the world and in Turkey, the place of diabetes on the global agenda as well as its economic burden is increasing rapidly. Maintaining compliance and continuity in treatment is one of the important factors affecting the cost of diabetes. On 21 November, TEPAV Innovation Studies Program Director Selin Arslanhan Memiş, Lilly Turkey General Manager Daniel Lucas, Chairman of the Turkish Health Institutions (TÜS [More]

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Energy Transition is an Opportunity for Turkish Industry

07/11/2017 - A workshop was held on “Energy Machinery Foreign Trade: State of Play and Opportunities” based on the same titled report released by TEPAV experts on November 1st, 2017. According to this study, which compares renewable energy resources (specifically solar and wind) and coal powered thermal plants, the size of Turkey’s energy machinery trade deficit is 2.4 billion USD and 2.5 billion USD, respectively. Energy imports constitute the largest share of the foreign trade deficit as Turkey imports 75 percent of its energy demand. The study, by providing the numb [More]

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Retail Confidence Is On The Rise Annually For The First Time In 13 Months

94th issue of TEPAV Retail Confidence Index has been published. 03/11/2017 - TEPE was -16.6 points in October 2017. The Index saw an increase by 2.1 points compared to the previous month and by 0.3 points compared to the same month of last year. As a result, for the first time since September 2016, TEPE has reached October 2016 (-16.9) in October 2017 with regards to annual change. The limited yearly increase in TEPE is attributed to the y-o-y decrease in the level of business activity in the last 3 months. “Furniture, lighting equipment and household articles” sector scored the highest y-o-y increase in retail confidence in Octob [More]

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Government Debt, Dollarization, and the Output Effect of Fiscal Consolidations Policy Note / Ali Çufadar & Fatih Özatay 
haber resmi 31/10/2017 The output effect of fiscal consolidations when government debt is at high levels has been at the core of economic policy discussions in the aftermath of the global financial crisis. This note shows that what matters for the effect of fiscal consol [More]
Employment Increased by 834 Thousand in a Year, 202 Thousand in a Month 65th Issue of TEPAV Employment Monitoring Bulletin is Published
haber resmi 23/10/2017 Using the Social Security Institution (SSI) data for July 2017, TEPAV’s Employment Monitoring Bulletin’s 65th issue shows the number of employees in formal employment increased by 6,2 percent in July 2017 compared to July 2016 and to 14 million 196 [More]
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The Interest Of Traditional Companies In Technology Start-Ups Is Increasing Rapidly: “If You Can’t Make It, Buy A Start-Up!” Evaluation Note / Selin Arslanhan Memiş
haber resmi 17/10/2017 1. The World has changed with the arrival of new technologies. New technologies have not only changed the way in which manufacturing and R&D is carried out, but also policy design processes, administrative structures, corporate behaviors and bu [More]

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