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TEPAV: "Current account deficit could have been lowered by $14 billion” TEPAV states that the fight with current account deficit requires the tightening of fiscal policy as well as of monetary policy.
Haber Resim
15/05/2012   ANKARA- TEPAV stressed that public savings in 2011 could have been 38 billion TL higher and said, “if public savings in 2011 are increased by 38 billion TL, current account deficit can be lowered by $14 billion, corresponding to a deficit of [More]
Policy Note/Sarp Kalkan Budget Performance Paves the Way for the Current Account Deficit
Haber Resim
23/05/2011   "Current account deficit of Turkey at 61 billion TL is approximate to the sum of the budget deficit (or public S-I gap) at 43.6 billion TL and private savings gap at 13 billion TL. This indicates that the driving factor for high current account [More]
TEPAV: "Fiscal Policy does not Stand Upright" TEPAV stated that although the budget deficit ameliorated in 2010 compared to 2009, structural budget balance has been deteriorating since 2006.
Haber Resim
08/05/2011   ANKARA - TEPAV stressed that although the budget deficit ameliorated in 2010 compared to 2009, structural budget balance has been deteriorating since 2006. TEPAV said, "Fiscal stance demonstrates a negative outlook." It was also maintained that [More]
TEPAV: "Degradation Trend in Budget Performance"
11/06/2007 Ankara - Pointing out the degradation in budget performance, TEPAV said "This means that, should the new administration which will be in office after the elections choose the option of continuing the program with the IMF, it is a serious probability [More]
TEPAV Scrutinizes Local Government Accounts
10/05/2007 Ankara - TEPAV announced that there is a 42 % difference in expenses and 33,7 % difference in revenues between local government data produced by the Ministry of Finance and State Planning Organization, and asked for clarification in the issue. The Fi [More]
TEPAV Has Warned Against Developments in Fiscal Legislation
20/04/2007 Ankara - TEPAV declared that by the recent decisions duty losses are booked less then they actually are, additional financing costs arose and fiscal transparency is adversely affected. The Fiscal Monitoring Report - Budget Realizations February 2007 [More]
TEPAV : "How Will the Revenues from General Directorate of Highways' Lands Be Accounted for in the Budget?"
23/03/2007 TEPAV Financial Monitoring Report posited that how the revenues from General Directorate of Highways' Land sales will be accounted for in the budget and how this will effect the financial situation should be monitored in days to come. [More]