Local entrepreneurship is one of the keys to business development in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa, and women have a particular role to play in getting the region to fulfil its economic potential and bring greater prosperity to its citizens
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This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms, focuses on key structural policy priorities for Turkey, supported by a comparative analysis of the indicators in Chapter 2. The note also presents individual structural indicators of economic and labour market performance as well as comparative indicators for the key policy priorities listed.
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Information on the administration, legal framework and other aspects of fisheries management in Turkey.
3-minute video explaining what the OECD/PISA programme is and progress made from 2000 to 2004. Available in English, French, Spanish, German and Japanese.
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Turkish version of Small and Medium Enterprises in Turkey: Issues and Policies
The agricultural sector in many OECD countries continues to be characterised by high levels of support and protection. Support to agricultural producers accounted for 32% of total farm receipts -- a slight increase from 2002, but down from 37% from the late 1980s.
Documentation for the 2nd OECD Conference of Ministers responsible for SMEs: "Promoting Entrepreneursip and Innovative SMEs in a Global Economy - Towards a More Responsible and Inclusive Globalisation" (Istanbul, 3-5 June 2004)
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SMEs play a particularly important role in the Turkish economy. The government authorities have for many years carried out a variety of programmes to support them. The design and implementation of such programmes have received increasing attention since Turkey joined the Customs Union with the EU.