DUE DATE FOR TERM PAPER: THE DATE OF THE FINAL EXAM TERM PAPER (ATD 413) The aim of this term paper is to understand the effect of a free trade agreement (FTA) on Turkey's foreign trade and prepare an article about it. In your article, you will be examining one of the FTAS that Turkey signed with Morocco, Egypt, Jordan, Albania and Tunisia. Find the FTA that is assigned to you by looking at the attached list. Prepare your article according to following guidelines: 1. Your article should start with an introduction explaining briefly why Turkey signs FTAS and the aim of your article. 2. Following introduction, the first part of the article should include brief information about the FTA country assigned to you and the FTA signed with that country. This part should include: • The date of signature and entry into force of the FTA • Basic economic indicators of the assigned country that Turkey signed FTA, Total export and import values of the assigned FTA country (all countries, all products). In order to show the export and import values, prepare a table showing the total exports and total imports of the assigned FTA country and the % change in exports and imports compared to the previous year between the years 2000-2017 (18 years). Example Table: Assigned FTA Country's total trade Year Export Value Export Value Import Value % Change in Exports % Change in Imports The most important export and import products of the assigned FTA country, The most important trade partners of the FTA country assigned to you (Top ten export markets of the country, similarly top ten import providers of the country). Here also comment on whether Turkey is one of the top ten export markets/import providers of the assigned FTA country. 3. The second part of your article should include information about Turkey's foreign trade in general. In this part of the article, the following information should be included: 2/6 Total export and import values of Turkey (all countries, all products). In order to show exports and imports of Turkey, make a table showing the total exports and total imports of Turkey and the % change in exports and imports compared to the previous year between the years 2000-2017 (18 years). The % change in exports and imports is necessary in order to see the change in years. Example Table: Turkey's total trade Year Export Value % Change in Exports Import Value % Change in Imports • The most important export and import products of Turkey The most important trade partners of Turkey (Top ten export markets of Turkey, similarly top ten import providers of Turkey). Here also comment on whether the assigned FTA country is one of the top ten export markets/import providers of Turkey 4. The third part of your article should include information about Turkey's trade with the FTA country assigned to you. In this part of the article, the following information should be included: • The total export of Turkey to the assigned FTA Country (all products). In order to show total exports of Turkey to the assigned FTA Country, make a table showing the total exports of Turkey to the assigned FTA Country and the % change in exports compared to the previous year between the years 2000-2017 (18 years). Example Table: Turkey's Export to the assigned FTA Country Year Export Value % Change in Exports The total import of Turkey from the assigned FTA Country (all products). In order to show total imports of Turkey from the assigned FTA Country, make a table showing the total imports of Turkey from the assigned FTA Country and the % change in imports compared to the previous year between the years 2000-2017 (18 years). Example Table: Turkey's Imports from the assigned FTA Country Year Import Value % Change in Imports Comparison of the export values of Turkey (to the assigned FTA Country) before the FTA with the export values of Turkey (to the assigned FTA Country) after the FTA. Your comments about whether there is an increase (or any other change) in exports after the FTA Comparison of the import values of Turkey (from the assigned FTA Country) before the FTA with the import values of Turkey (from the assigned FTA Country) after the FTA. Your comments about whether there is an increase (or any other change) in imports after the FTA 5. The last part of the article should be conclusion. In conclusion part, provide a general evaluation on the effect of the FTA with the assigned country (both on exports of Turkey and imports of Turkey) by looking at the data present in your article. 6. At the end provide a list of references that you have used in your term paper. Notes: For statistical help see the following information below YEDİTEPE UNIV Statistical Help: 1. Go to World Bank web site and find trade data by downloading the excel file covering trade data of all countries between 1960-2018. https://data.worldbank.org/topic/trade From the excel file take “merchandise exports” (current US $) and “merchandise imports” (current US $) 2. Go to https://wits.worldbank.org/ From Trade Stats select by country and find there the assigned country, WIIegrated Trade World Integrated Trade Solution Trade Stats Tariffs Non-Tariff Measures – API By Country By Indicator by Country / Region Visualization 3. By using quick links you can find the top ten trading partners for import and export of the assigned country and the most traded goods. QUICK LINKS · Profile (At a Glance) and Trade Summary – Export and Import Exports, Imports and Trade balance Monthly trade data • Trade Indicators 4. By using the TUİK web site find you can find the import and export values of Turkey from/to the assigned FTA country. http://www.tuik.gov.tr/Pre Tablo.do?alt id=1046 konularına Göre istatistikler >> Diş Ticaret istatistikleri >> Haber Bültenleri Dış Ticaret istatistikleri Temel İstatistikler Haber Bülteni Istatistik Göstergeler Konularına Göre İstatistikler Veritabanlari Istatistiksel Tablolar ve Dinamik Sorgulama Dinamik Sorgulama Dış Ticaret istatistikleri Diş Ticaret istatistikleri Ara Mali Ithalatı (M) statistiksel Tablolar Yillara Gore Dış Ticaret Fasıllara Gore Dış Ticaret Ülkelere Göre Diş Ticaret Olke Gruplarına Göre Diş Ticaret # Genis Ekonomik Grupların Sınıflamasına (BEC) Gore Dış Ticaret Ekonomik Faaliyetlere ISIC, Rev 3) Göre Dış Ticaret Uluslararası Standart Ticaret Sinflamasina (SITC, Rev 3) Gore Dış Ticaret Resmi İstatistik Portalı Veri Yayımlama Takvimi 5. You can get information about Turkey and the FTA country assigned to you by looking at the “Trade Policy Review” reports at https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/tpre/tp_rep_e.htm#bycountry 6. You can use other information sources as well. Don't forget to give the source of the information in your article. YEDİTEPE

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