This site contains a list of key references on Turkey. The documentary database includes documents on partnership and local governance that have been published by governments, universities and other organisations.
Tax reform is an on-going process, with tax systems continuously adopting to reflect changing economic, social and political circumstances. Over the last two decades, almost all OECD countries have undertaken structural changes in their tax system which have altered the way these systems function and their economic and social impacts. In some countries – as, for instance, many of the Eastern European economies in transition - the
Held on 27-30 June 2007, the Istanbul World Forum focused on "Measuring and Fostering the Progress of Societies". It gave the opportunities for in-depth discussions about the measurement of progress, as well as some of the most important concerns facing the world, such as climate change, health, and economic globalisation.
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In this report, the country summarizes the main developments in competition law and policy in 2005.
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This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2006, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2005 priorities for Turkey. In addition to passing of legislation or other decisions to implement reforms, the note records earlier stages of reform, such as government announcements and draft legislation presented to parliaments.
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Arabic translation of "A Framework for the Development and Financing of Dynamic Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in Turkey".
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Turkish translation of "A Framework for the Development and Financing of Dynamic Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in Turkey".
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Russian translation of "A Framework for the Development and Financing of Dynamic Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in Turkey".
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Turkey is moving fast to capture the benefits of an enterprise culture and to stimulate the dynamic small and medium enterprise sector though starting from a low base due to past instabilities in the macroeconomic and political environment. This report, published by the OECD and the Istanbul Stock Exchange (ISE), attempts to outline a practical framework for the development and financing of dynamic small and medium enterprises (dSMEs)
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