Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, gestures as he delivers a speech at an event on 'world human rights' according to the organisers, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (Yasin Bulbul/Pool Photo via AP)
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Turkey's economy grew by an eye-catching 11.1 percent in the third quarter of 2017, official statistics showed Monday, with the high reading driven by one-off effects as well as resilient output.The year-on-year figure, which President Recep Tayyip Erdogan boasted made Turkey the world's fastest-growing economy, was even well above the consensus market forecast, which had been for 10 percent growth.The economy had grown by 5.3 percent in the first quarter and 5.4 percent year-on-year in the second, according to revised figures.The economy grew by 1.2 percent in the third quarter from the second quarter on a seasonally adjusted basis, the TUIK said.
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