Interview: Head Of Turkish Industry Body Highlights Key Challenges In 2019
Production localization and the fixed rate set for the euro against the lira will be key topics for the pharma industry in Turkey this year, with the expected further devaluation of the domestic currency likely to inflict more damage on companies. Turgut Tokgöz, secretary general of the Turkish industry association, spoke to Scrip.
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