Last night, Jim O’Neill presented the final episode on his BBC Radio 4 MINT series.
In “Turkey – Beyond the Silk Road”, Jim asks if Turkey’s future still depends on its advantageous location. The historic Silk Road has been exploited by Turkish traders for centuries, selling goods to merchants travelling both east and west. However, it seems that in order for Turkey to achieve its ambitions for economic expansion, it will have to build upon and combine its deeply rooted trading skills with ultra modern technology, with the hope of developing world-class manufacturers as a result.
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