9TH International Balkan Forum

  • “Future of the Balkans Economy and Turkey”
Turkey, in terms of foreign trade, has increasingly become important both for the Balkan region and Europe, of which Turkey is the fifth-largest exporter and the seventh-largest importer. Turkey's foreign investment stock has increased from $7 billion to almost $40 billion. The percentage of the investments by Turkey in the Balkan countries is around 5% of its overall foreign investments, while Romania is the largest in export and Greece is the largest in import. There has been an upward trend in Turkey's investments in the region particularly Romania, Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Turkey's volume of trade with the 12 Balkan countries has increased 23 billion dollars. The export volume of the Balkan countries is over 500 billion dollars.

Hence, the countries in the Region are required to keep the intellectual infrastructure regarding their future fit, and develop such policies that are appropriate to their interests. The 9th International Balkan Forum, which is organized under the main theme of theFuture of the Balkans Economy and Turkey“ aims at contributing to this field.

Main Theme
Future of the Balkans Economy and Turkey

Sub-Themes
Governance of the Economic Competition in the Balkans and Turkey
EU and the Balkans New Economy Ecosystem after the Brexit
China, Belt and Road Project, the Balkans and Turkey
New Economic Dynamics in the Balkans
Country Perspectives (Greece, Bulgaria, Turkey, Albania etc.)

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On 1 August 1975 the participating States to the Conference for Security and Co-operation in Europe (CSCE) adopted the Final Act of Helsinki. This Act, a political document which was not meant to be legally binding, contained the basic principles for East-West dialogue and coexistence.;

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