Major Implications Of AKP Rift


BMI View: The power struggle within Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has major short- and long-term implications for political stability, macroeconomic trajectory and investor sentiment. Over the short term the impact is clearly negative, but the longer-term result could be more centrist politics, which would view as positive for investor sentiment and Turkey's rebalancing process.

Recent events in Turkey have prompted us to assess the potential for the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) to split ahead of the 2015 parliamentary elections, and the possible implications of such a scenario.

Background

AKP To Split?
Turkey - Results From Surveys On Party Political Support, %

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Sector: Country Risk
Geography: Turkey