Turkey’s economic growth overtakes China’s

Turkey’s economic growth overtakes China’s

According to the German news magazine Der Speigel, Turkey’s economic growth has overtaken that of China. After a dip in growth due to the coup attempt in 2016, Turkey’s economy grew even faster in the past year than China’s. The Turkish economy grew...
Turkish business meetings and useful phrases

Turkish business meetings and useful phrases

It is important to show patience It is important to show patience when dealing with Turkish business partners. Initial meetings hardly ever lead to decisions and are used primarily to get to know each other. So don’t try to rush into business or limit the discussion...
Turkish working hours

Turkish working hours

Turkish working hours Turkish employees work some of the longest hours in Europe, but this isn’t always reflected in productivity figures. Tea breaks and smoking breaks The business culture in Turkey allows for a lot of smoking and tea breaks and often discourages...
What to wear for a business meeting in Turkey

What to wear for a business meeting in Turkey

Initial business meetings are usually formal, as business is a serious matter and must be treated that way. Even though the first steps towards a personal relationship may have taken place in a restaurant, it is important to avoid being too casual and friendly when...