What does Turkey’s plummeting consumer confidence mean for the AKP?

In an interesting analysis, Turkish columnist Kardi Gursel examines the strong correlation between high consumer confidence index (CCI) and the fortunes of Erdogan’s AKP in past elections. With the CCI in Turkey now falling with the economy in a crisis, the AKP would have no chance of recapturing its absolute parliamentary majority if the elections were held today.


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