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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

Why Turkey Cares about the Trial of Reza Zarrab

22Nov2017 Source: Lawfare

A dispassionate analysis of Reza Zarrab case and its implications for Turkey. Great primer for those  who care but get tangled up in details. Read More...

Sochi summit expected to tackle Turkey’s enmity toward Syrian Kurdish militia

22Nov2017 Source: XinhuaNet

I don’t expect Sochi summit to yield any definitive result for a post-ISIS Syria settlement. The parties have vast differences of opinion.   Erdogan flew to Sochi to gain approval to remove Read More...

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Atilla's Musings

Turkey’s foreign policy delusions

21Nov2017

“Lone wolf” columnist Ms Nuray Mert hits the bulls eye with this brief but very to-the-point  commentary on AKP’s diplomatic delusions.  “The more Turkish foreign policy Read More...

Iran, Turkey have own plans for Iraq’s strategic Sinjar

18Nov2017

ISIS is now gone from Iraq and Syria,  but peace is a distant dream. Regional actors have a myriad of issues to settle.  This article discusses the role Sinjar in Iraq, currently a stronghold of Read More...

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Murat's Musings

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

31Oct2017

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?

23Oct2017

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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