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Turkey may be among wealthiest countries by 2017

05 March 2013 [19:00] - TODAY.AZ
The Turkish Minister of Development Cevdet Yilmaz said that per capita income in Turkey is $10,500, Hürriyet newspaper reported on Monday.

According to the minister, Turkey's goal is to increase GDP per capita to $13,000, which is an important benchmark if it is to appear in the list of wealthiest countries.

According to Yilmaz Turkey can reach this figure already in 2015 - 2016.

"Economy of Turkey has grown from $ 230 billion to $ 800 billion during recent ten years," Yilmaz said.



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