Turkey's Economic Mess In 5 Charts

Mamta Badkar

Turkey's economy is expected to have grown 3.9% year-over-year in 2013, and is forecast to rise 3.9% this year.

After contracting 4.8% in 2009 following the global financial crisis, real GDP surged 9.2% in 2010, before plunging in 2012.

Turkey's economy has been stuck in a rut and the issues that have bogged down its economy have also plagued other emerging markets. Here's a look at some of the big issues.

Turkey's current account balance is nearly -8% of GDP and is one of the reasons the IMF has marked it as one of the most vulnerable economies with external and internal vulnerabilities.

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