Growth rate of Turkey expected to be 4-5%

Turkish Fin-min Mehmet Simsek said that in middle range perspective Turkey’s growth rates seem to be 4% next year and 5% in 2015 and 2016, speaking at Planning and Budget Commission meeting on Tuesday.

Growth rate of Turkey expected to be 4-5%

World Bulletin/News Desk

Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek said that in middle range perpective Turkey’s growth rates seem to be 4% next year and 5% in 2015 and 2016, speaking at Planning and Budget Commission meeting on Tuesday.

The budget of 2014 has been submitted to the Planning and Budget Commission and it was evaluated in a session held on Tuesday.

Speaking at the session, Fin-min Mehmet Simsek gave statistics concerning the actual budget.

Simsek said that they have recruited additional 4.7 million people since March 2009. Besides, the number of participants of the individual pension system increased by 752,000 people and reached 3.9 million people while the fund of the participants increased by 4.1 billion liras and reached 24.5 billion liras.

Turkish Fin-min also stated that they have cleared the population living on an amount below 2.15 dollars per day and only 2.79% of the population lived on an amount of 4.3 dollars per day.

 On the other hand, Fin-min Simsek touched upon the property declarations and tax imputes and said that by October 21, 2013 58.3 billion liras of assets were declared and they have imputed a tax amounting 1.2 billion liras.

Fin-min also said that they have paid 873.5 million liras to the individual pension accounts in 2013.

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