Turkey and the World Series: How much economic freedom exists in Turkey?

The Economic Freedom of the World project employs a variety of data to rate the degree of economic freedom in a country. The ratings are based on a zero to ten scale, with ten being most free and zero the least. The chart and table below indicate the overall economic freedom rating and ranking in the world.

The following information on Turkey is taken from Economic Freedom of the World: 2014 Annual Report by James Gwartney, Robert Lawson and Joshua Hall and co-published by The Fraser Institute and over 85 other research institutes of the Economic Freedom Network. (The Economic Freedom Network)

Download the report:

Economic Freedom 2014 Report.pdf

About CHP EU Representation

The CHP was founded on 9 September 1923, about one and half month before the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey. The first President of modern Turkey’s oldest party was M. Kemal Atatürk. Today CHP is a social-democratic party, member of the Socialist International and associate member of the Socialist Group at the European Parliament. The scope of the CHP bureau in Brussels is not limited to the bilateral framework of Turkey's EU accession process. Issues such as the information society, energy policies, social development, climate change, international trade and security are among the different focus areas. The EU-Turkey relations are about integration and need multiple, plural and horizontal channels of communication. The CHP supports and promotes Turkey's EU membership process also by being more present and active in Brussels The CHP's Representative to the EU is Ms Kader Sevinç who previously worked as an MEP advisor at the European Parliament and in the private sector.
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