Turkey’s Protests: Political And Economic Implications

The outbreak of widespread popular unrest in Istanbul and other cities opposing  Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose decade long stint in power has been characterised by growing authoritarianism and Islamist leanings, has important implications for the business and investment climate in Turkey. In this week’s podcast, we speak to telecommunications analyst Jake Grant about potential disruptions to network access in Turkey, while Europe country risk analyst Lucas dos Santos explains the economic and political consequences of the ongoing protests.