The Heat: Turkey’s economic crisis

The Heat

Turkey's economic crisis

A tit-for-tat trade dispute with the U.S. has brought international attention to Turkey’s economic woes.

The country’s currency, the lira, has been on a downward trend for months and exports have been near-stagnant.

CGTN’s Michal Bardavid reports.

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To discuss all of this:

  • Doga Eralp is a lecturer in the School of International Service at American University.
  • Lisel Hintz is a professor of international relations at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies and author of the upcoming book “Identity Politics Inside Out.”
  • Aykan Erdemir is a former member of the Turkish parliament and a senior fellow at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies.
  • Ragip Soylu is a Washington Correspondent and a columnist for the Turkish newspaper, Daily Sabah.


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