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European Union and Turkey

European Union and Turkey

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EUROPEAN UNION AND TURKEY


INTRODUCTION

1.HISTORICAL BACKRAOUND

1.1Key dates in Turkey's path towards the EU.
• September 1959 - Turkey applies for associate membership of the European Economic Community (EEC).
• 12 September 1963 - An Association Between The Republic of Turkey and the European Economic Community (the "Ankara Agreement").
• November 1970 - The Additional Protocol and the second financial protocol are signed in Brussels, preparing the ground for the establishment of the customs union.
• April 1987 - Turkey makes an application for full EEC membership.
• 1995 - Turkey-EU Association Council finalises the agreement creating a customs union between Turkey and the EU.
• December 1997 - At the Luxembourg European Council, Turkey is declared eligible to become a member of the European Union.
• December 1999 - EU Helsinki Council recognises Turkey as an EU candidate country on an equal footing with other candidate countries.
• March 2001 - The Council adopts the Accession Partnership for Turkey.
• May 2003 - Adoption by the Council of a revised Accession Partnership for Turkey.
• October 2004 - The Commission presents its Recommendation on Turkey's Progress towards accession along with its paper Issues Arising from Turkey's Membership Perspective.
• December 2004 - The European Council defines the conditions for the opening of accession negotiations.
• December 2005 - Adoption by the Council of a revised Accession Partnership for Turkey.

2 ECONOMICAL RELATIONS

EU-Turkey economic relations
GDP: Turkey-17th largest economy in the world and the 6th largest economy in Europe.

EU’s main trade partners: Turkey-the EU 7th largest trade partner, totaling 3,5% of the EU’s trade with the world. Turkey ranks 5th in the EU’s top export markets(4% of the EU total exports are destined for Turkey).

Turkey’s main trade partners (2009): EU-Turkey’s largest trading partner, accounting for nearly 43% of Turkey’s total trade turnover. EU-number one in both Turkey’s imports (40,5%) and exports (46,2%).

EU imports from Turkey, by product grouping (2009): Machinery and transport equipment (38,2%), textiles (7,5%) and clothing (18,9%) dominate EU imports form Turkey accounting for over 60% of the total. Other important EU imports from Turkey are agricultural products accounting for 8,5% oh the total.

EU exports to Turkey by product grouping (2009): Main EU exports to Turkey are machinery and transport equipment (42,4%; transport equipment 17%), and chemical products (18,4%). Other EU exports to Turkey are fuels and mining products (8,8%), iron and steel (5,3%), and agricultural products (4,4%) mainlycereals.


3. Argument against and for Turkish Membership in EU

Arguments against Turkish Membership: Values and culture, geography, population size and poverty, unemployment, political power, relations with neighbours, human rights and democracy (oncerns about the Turkish state´s ability to reach European standards in issues as gender equality, political freedom, religious freedom and minority rights), CAP Costs (in general full membership for Turkey of the EU would require an additional $3.1 bn of agricultural subsidies following the existing lines of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), budgetory costs.
Argument for Turkish Membership: Economical (top 10 emerging markets in the world, in 2004 and 2005, growth was above 7%, in a few years, Turkey will have overtaken Poland and Romania, GDP is set to grow by 6% per year on average, turkish population: vast market for European goods and ready labour force), political ( strong regional military power, second largest standing armed force in NATO and strongest in the Muslim world, important geo-strategic position,terrorism concerns), energy resources (Turkey – center plot of energy resources, direct piping between Russia and Iran carries natural gas to Turkey), population (muslim population would be a weight to EU multi-culturalism efforts and might hel
EUROPEAN UNION AND TURKEY


INTRODUCTION

1.HISTORICAL BACKRAOUND

1.1Key dates in Turkey's path towards the EU.
• September 1959 - Turkey applies for associate membership of the European Economic Community (EEC).
• 12 September 1963 - An Association Between The Republic of Turkey and the European Economic Community (the "Ankara Agreement").
• November 1970 - The Additional Protocol and the second financial protocol are signed in Brussels, preparing the ground for the establishment of the customs union.
• April 1987 - Turkey makes an application for full EEC membership.
• 1995 - Turkey-EU Association Council finalises the agreement creating a customs union between Turkey and the EU.
• December 1997 - At the Luxembourg European Council, Turkey is declared eligible to become a member of the European Union.
• December 1999 - EU Helsinki Council recognises Turkey as an EU candidate country on an equal footing with other candidate countries.
• March 2001 - The Council adopts the Accession Partnership for Turkey.
• May 2003 - Adoption by the Council of a revised Accession Partnership for Turkey.
• October 2004 - The Commission presents its Recommendation on Turkey's Progress towards accession along with its paper Issues Arising from Turkey's Membership Perspective.
• December 2004 - The European Council defines the conditions for the opening of accession negotiations.
• December 2005 - Adoption by the Council of a revised Accession Partnership for Turkey.

2 ECONOMICAL RELATIONS

EU-Turkey economic relations
GDP: Turkey-17th largest economy in the world and the 6th largest economy in Europe.

EU’s main trade partners: Turkey-the EU 7th largest trade partner, totaling 3,5% of the EU’s trade with the world. Turkey ranks 5th in the EU’s top export markets(4% of the EU total exports are destined for Turkey).

Turkey’s main trade partners (2009): EU-Turkey’s largest trading partner, accounting for nearly 43% of Turkey’s total trade turnover. EU-number one in both Turkey’s imports (40,5%) and exports (46,2%).

EU imports from Turkey, by product grouping (2009): Machinery and transport equipment (38,2%), textiles (7,5%) and clothing (18,9%) dominate EU imports form Turkey accounting for over 60% of the total. Other important EU imports from Turkey are agricultural products accounting for 8,5% oh the total.

EU exports to Turkey by product grouping (2009): Main EU exports to Turkey are machinery and transport equipment (42,4%; transport equipment 17%), and chemical products (18,4%). Other EU exports to Turkey are fuels and mining products (8,8%), iron and steel (5,3%), and agricultural products (4,4%) mainlycereals.


3. Argument against and for Turkish Membership in EU

Arguments against Turkish Membership: Values and culture, geography, population size and poverty, unemployment, political power, relations with neighbours, human rights and democracy (oncerns about the Turkish state´s ability to reach European standards in issues as gender equality, political freedom, religious freedom and minority rights), CAP Costs (in general full membership for Turkey of the EU would require an additional $3.1 bn of agricultural subsidies following the existing lines of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), budgetory costs.
Argument for Turkish Membership: Economical (top 10 emerging markets in the world, in 2004 and 2005, growth was above 7%, in a few years, Turkey will have overtaken Poland and Romania, GDP is set to grow by 6% per year on average, turkish population: vast market for European goods and ready labour force), political ( strong regional military power, second largest standing armed force in NATO and strongest in the Muslim world, important geo-strategic position,terrorism concerns), energy resources (Turkey – center plot of energy resources, direct piping between Russia and Iran carries natural gas to Turkey), population (muslim population would be a weight to EU multi-culturalism efforts and might hel

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