Between pragmatic globalization and trade wars

While hegemonic transitions tend to occur over long periods, it seems that the friction between neo-protectionism in strategic sectors and the push for all out liberalization will determine the fundamental axis of the ongoing rivalry between China and the U.S.

Neo-Protectionism and Trade Wars

Turkey ought to utilize new protectionist strategies in order to adapt and to survive trade and currency wars in an era in which science, industry and technology policies and public activism are on the rise.

The Rise of Bitcoin and its Ambiguous Future

While Bitcoin is yet to prove itself, cryptocurrencies have potential in the mid and long-term. Therefore, governments need to take initiatives that will prevent people from being victimized and allow the employment of blockchain technology.

Turkish infrastructure profiting the economy

According to data released by the State Highways Directorate on Wednesday 20 January, Turkey earned 1.46 billion Turkish liras ($387 million) in tolls from two bridges on the Istanbul Strait as well as toll roads in 2017.

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.