The Turkish economy is recovering. Growth in the second quarter rang in at over 5% according to the government. Tourists are returning and exports to the EU increasing.
In an interview with DW, Sevim Dagdelen said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was deliberately creating tension ahead of the vote in June. The snap elections are being held during an extended state of emergency.
The Turkish economy is recovering faster than expected by most analysts, fresh data have revealed. The finance ministry says growth is bound to continue on the back of tax reductions and other incentives.
Fresh data is showing that rebounding exports and rising business investments were the main drivers of growth in Europe's largest economy over the summer, confirming Germany's robust expansion.
Turkey's tainted image in the wake of its crackdown on opponents after the failed putsch in the country has had a negative impact on the economy and development prospects. Daniel Heinrich reports from Istanbul.
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