12/19/2008

Turkey among leaders of OECD despite slowdown

Today’s Zaman - Despite bleak economic growth figures released on Monday by the Turkish Statistics Institute (TurkStat), Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Secretary-General José Angel Gurría has said that Turkey will be amongst the leading OECD countries in terms of weathering the economic crisis. Gurría said: “The growth rates of OECD countries will generally decrease in 2009; however, Turkey will display a successful performance among such countries.”