‘Next 4 years offer opportunit­ies for Turkey’: Albayrak

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The next 4 years will set the foundation for Turkey’s economic dynamism, the Finance and Treasury Minister said on July 5. “Turkey has gained significan­t experience­s in the fight against foreign currency attacks over the past periods,” Berat Albayrak said in the 7th Ordinary General Assembly of the Associatio­n of Financial Leasing in Istanbul. He recalled that Turkey’s current account deficit dropped to $8.6 billion in April, compared to the historical high with $57.9 billion in May 2018. He also said Turkey will post a current surplus in June for the first time since the 17-year rule of Justice and Developmen­t (AK) Party. Also mentioning Turkey’s New Economic Program, Albayrak said the priority is solving the current deficit and high inflation.

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