This Survey is published on the responsibility of the Economic and Development Review Committee (EDRC) of the OECD, which is charged with the examination of the economic situation of member countries.

The economic situation and policies of Turkey were reviewed by the Committee on 16 June 2016. The draft report was then revised in the light of the discussions and given final approval as the agreed report of the whole Committee on 29 June 2016.

The Secretariat’s draft report was prepared for the Committee by Rauf Gönenç, Volker Ziemann, Aslıhan Atabek Demirhan and Koray Kalafatcılar under the supervision of Vincent Koen. Dan Andrews and Oliver Röehn also contributed. Research assistance was provided by Béatrice Guérard. Secretarial assistance was provided by Mercedes Burgos.

The previous Survey of Turkey was issued in July 2014.

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