The Fertile Crescent is the boomerangshaped region of the Middle East that was home to some of the earliest human civilizations. Also known as the “Cradle of Civilization,” this area was the birthplace of a number of technological innovations, including writing, the wheel, agriculture, and the use of irrigation. With its potential, Turkey continues to be one of the key player in the region in agriculture and livestock.
The world is sailing through one of the most complicated political and economic storms in history. Although there is nothing particular similar to European debt crisis or 2007 financial crisis, the atmosphere is quite heavy in the international arena.
“The world is getting smaller” and “the global economy is getting bigger”. These are practically the most used conceptions over the last years.
From 2009 to 2019, the EU has lost its social, political and economic appeal. As a result of the Brexit crisis, the refugee problem and the economic stagnation, the social movements such as the rising extreme right and yellow vests have caused the union to be depressed.
Times Henry Kissinger who, despite all the criticism -probably not totally undeserved- towards him, remains as one of the last examples of reticent 19th century style Concert of Europe power politics statesman, remarked that we were “in a very, very grave period for the world”. Looking around the world, one finds it hard not to think that there is wisdom in the comment. This “grave period”, or this age of transition, is having its toll on almost all aspects of human activity, political, economic, social or otherwise. In a transitive period, crisis tend to become a daily ordeal, risks surge, escalation becomes a higher probability while leaders find themselves in situations where they frequently have to take “make it or break it” decisions. The “world as we know it” is exiting the stage, we have more visions of our ideals about the future than ideas about the depth and extent of challenges that await us - and possibly even less answers and solutions.
Trade wars put the world into a new orbit. While the main actors of the war are trying to curb each other with various instruments, the remaining countries are clear: More trade.
BRITIAN IS EXPERIENCING ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT TURNING POINTS IN ITS HISTORY. BREXIT WILL PUT THE EMPIRE IN A NEW PHASE. BUT ALSO BREXIT WILL LAUNCH A NEW ERA FOR BOTH THE UK AND TURKEY FULL OF NEW OPPORTUNITIES.
TURKEY, WITH ITS FOUR SEASONS, A UNIQUE COUNTRY SURROUNDED BY SEAS ON 3 SIDES, ATTRACTS ATTENTION WITH ITS TYPICAL PRODUCTS GROWN AND PROCESSED IN ITS SOIL. TO DATE, MANY TURKISH PRODUCTS STEPPING IN ALMOST EVERY HOUSE IN THE WORLD ARE BEING VALUED EVEN MORE WITH THEIR GEOGRAPHICAL SIGN REGISTRATION. RICH GI (GEOGPRAPHICAL INDICATION)POTENTIAL WILL PROVIDE TURKEY WITH NEW INSIGHTS IN THE UPCOMING PERIOD.
BESIDES ITS RICH GOLD, CHROMIUM, BORON, TRONA, LIGNITE AND MARBLE DEPOSITS, TURKEY IS A COUNTRY IN WHICH 70 TYPES OF MINERALS ARE BEING EXTRACTED. CURRENTLY, OVER 6,000 DOMESTIC ANDOVER ONE HUNDRED FOREIGN INVESTORS CONTINUE THEIR MINING ACTIVITIES IN TURKEY. MANY UNDISCOVERED DEPOSITS ARE WAITING FOR THEIR INVESTORS TO BE UNEARTHED.
With a thorough introduction of technology into our lives, traditional trading habits change and transform. In this new era of unprecedented change, the rules of economic competition are also changing. Turkey, being a privileged country of the conventional economic period with its geopolitical position and extensive workforce up to the present, wants to carry this specialty to the new age. Furthermore, this time the target is to be the predominant country.