Decrease in Turkish unemployment

On Monday 15 January, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) announced that the unemployment rate in Turkey dropped to 10.3 percent in October – down 1.5 points from the same month in the previous year.

OECD: Turkish economy nearly doubles 2017 growth rate

On its latest outlook on Turkey, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) stated that “Economic growth is estimated to have exceeded six percent in 2017, driven by strong fiscal stimulus and an export market recovery.”