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Berat Albayrak. Photo: Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images

Meanwhile in Washington DC, “Turkey’s finance minister held the worst IMF-World Bank meeting ever…

Berat Albayrak. Photo: Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images
I was passing through Washington DC when I heard the news that Mr. Albarak and his entourage are in town to ask for investments in Turkey. Not a single person I met uttered a positive comment about his performance. Such a pity. Lira continues to fall, there is the decade long record of employment rate in the country and the son-in-law tries to manage the economy with no prior credentials in the field…

Turkey’s finance minister held the worst IMF-World Bank meeting ever

Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak held a closed-door meeting with hundreds of investors during the IMF-World Bank meetings in Washington last week, and some who attended called it the worst they’ve ever had with a high-ranking government official.


Apparently, the Turkish finance minister’s meeting with investors in D.C. was either “very fruitful” or “an absolute sh**show”


The Financial Times – Laura Pitel in Istanbul and Colby Smith in Washington – Apr 12, 9:15 AM

The Turkish lira stumbled on Friday after the country’s finance minister struggled to impress investors with his new economic reform programme on a visit to Washington. Fund managers and analysts crammed into a ballroom at the Park Hyatt hotel on

 

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