TURKIYE 'S INDUSTRIAL POLICY IN THE CONTEXT OF EU INTEGRATION: A SUCCESSFUL EXPERIENCE FOR GEORGIA
Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University,
Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University,
Research goal: Within the framework of the grant competition of the Faculty of Economics and Business at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, was developed the research project "Formation of industrial policy coordinated with the requirements of EU integration and the possibilities of its implementation in Georgia". The application was developed by the representatives of the Department of Economic Policy. The actuality of the research problem is determined by the goals of implementation of the requirements of Georgia’s Association Agreement with the European Union. The purpose of the mentioned grant project is to analyze the possibilities of the formation of the coordinated industrial policy with the requirements of the European Union and its implementation in Georgia. To achieve this goal, it is important to analyze the successful and unsuccessful experiences of industrial policy development, coordination and implementation of EU member, candidate and potential candidate countries.
The purpose of this scientific paper is to analyze the experience of development, coordination and implementation the industrial policy of Turkiye, as an associate member of the European Union in order to offer recommendations for the development of the industrial policy of Georgia.
Methodology/approach. The research is based on using the analysis, synthesis, induction, deduction, chronological and comparison, case study methods, as well as expert assessments, theoretical and applied studies of international organizations and scientific-economists.
Founding. The paper discusses the strategic directions and reforms of the industrial policy of Turkiye, as an associated country of the European Union, that contributed to the country's economic strengthening, development and entry into the European Union market. The experience of Turkiye 's industrial policy clearly shows that without the stimulating policy of national strategic industries, the country would not be able to participate in the competitive struggle in the EU market. By implementing industry-supporting measures from the state, appropriate environmental conditions were created for the strengthening of domestic industry, which reflected the development of Turkiye, as a country.
Originality/scientific innovation. The scientific novelty of the paper is analyzed and processed valid information and scientific conclusions about the evolution of modern Turkish industrial policy, that is provided to the Georgian scientific community, policy makers and interested parties in a systematized format with scientific objectivity and impartiality.
Practical value/consequences. Studying the successful experience of Turkiye, as the neighbor, the main trade-economic and strategic partner of Georgia, recommendations formed for creation and implementation of industrial policy, that will support the process of integrating Georgia into the European Union, taking into account not only the sovereign, but also the regional context.
Key words: Georgia, Turkiye, industrial policy.
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