Turkish Growth Rate To Surpass Eu's For Years To Come

Lizbon Büyükelçiliği 04.03.2010

Turkish finance minister forecasted the country’s growth rates nearly tripling that of the EU’s in the long term. Turkey's Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek said year-end growth figures of Turkey are expected to be between 3.5 and 5.5 percent, while European Union (EU) is expected to grow between 0.7 and 1.4 percent.Simsek said the EU was foreseen to grow around 1.8-2 percent in the medium term, and the projections of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for Turkey's growth between 2011 and 2017 was around 6.7 percent.
"Considering the growth forecasts, Turkey may achive growth rates that are3 times more than the EU’s," he said, referring to several projections that show Turkey having a sustained growth rate of 5 percent till 2050.


Monday - Friday

09.00 - 12.30 / 14.00 - 17.30

Consular Section - Working Days - 09.00 - 12.30 Public Transportation to the Embassy: Buses - 714, 723, 728 Our official e-Visa webpage is www.evisa.gov.tr. Be wary of using unauthorised websites, as these may charge additional fees for supplying information and submitting applications. Some unauthorised websites have also issued fake e-Visas.
2/25/2020 Mardi Gras
4/12/2020 Easter
4/25/2020 Liberation Day
5/1/2020 Labour Day
6/10/2020 6/10/2020 Day of Portugal, Camões, and the Portuguese Communities
6/11/2020 Corpus Christi Day
6/13/2020 St. Anthony's Day (Lisbon Day)
8/15/2020 Assumption Day
10/5/2020 Republic Day
11/1/2020 All Saint's Day
12/1/2020 Restoration of Independence Day
12/8/2020 Immaculate Conception Day
12/25/2020 Christmas