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    Your companion in understanding Turkish macroeconomics and politics

  • istanbulanalytics

    Your indispensable guide on Turkish politics and economics

  • istanbulanalytics

    Aspiring to be your electronic library on Turkey's economy and politics

Introducing Our Turkey Research Services

Murat Ucer and Atilla Yesilada have been collaborating to provide research about Turkish economy, politics and policy, including on selected topics such as banking, energy and regulatory issues to New York based global research firm, GlobalSource Partners (GSP). Istanbulanalytics is an independent research platform, where they display their products and select articles/research about the country...

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Turkey’s uniquely complex operating environment with its rapidly changing economic and political parameters renders analytical assistance to decision making indispensable. With our 50 years of combined experience in economic, policy and regulatory research, we firmly believe we can add value to your understanding of and business operations in Turkey...

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Turkey in the Foreign Press

Lira’s shrug shows Turkey is yet to convince investors

13Dec2017 Source: Financial Times

FT was kind enough to quote Yours Truly:   But the fund is almost exhausted. Even if the government wanted to expand it, banks have no more capacity to lend, says Atilla Yesilada of GlobalSource Read More...

Turkey to conduct joint operation with Russia against Kurdish forces

13Dec2017 Source: AMN

Pro-AKP press claims Ankara agreed with Russia for Turkish Forces to move into Kurdish canton of Afrin.   “Threats for Turkey are coming from Afrin. We may enter this region without a Read More...

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Atilla's Musings

US national security adviser: Qatar and Turkey are new sponsors of radical ideology


This article requires little comment.  Hear it from the highest USA source:   Turkey is a threat. The other model that Mr McMaster identified with the Brotherhood is Turkey’s AKP. “By operating Read More...

With Daesh Defeated, Syrian Army Likely to Liberate Idlib and Damascus


Sputnik reports that Assad intends to take back  Idlib Province, currently a de-escalation zone, as a compromise is likely to be reached with pro-PKK   PYD-YPG.  This plan preempts Ankara’s Read More...

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Murat's Musings

September Trade Deficit: Core imports brake a record, as exports stagnate


Today’s release of September trade data by Turkstat was exactly in line with the preliminary Customs Ministry Data released in early October, with the 12-month rolling deficit rising Read More...

TWF to the rescue?


Bloomberg has recently reported that Turkey’s newly established Sovereign Wealth Fund, or the Turkish Wealth Fund (TWF) as it is called, is in talks with foreign lenders, including the Read More...

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