In a speech at a meeting of employment in the Turkish capital, Turkish Prime Minister Yildirim said Turkey's economic growth hit a record high in the third quarter of this year by more than 11%, the highest in the world. Turkey surpassed both China and India in economic growth and said that his country is now seeking to achieve an export record by the end of this year.
Yildirim added that his country's national income rose from 236 billion dollars to 863 billion dollars in the last 15 years. During this period, exports also rose from 36 billion dollars to 155.5 billion, and per capita income rose by 3.5 times.
Earlier this year, credit rating agencies had a stable picture of Turkey's future economy, given the attractive