Turkey + 1 more

Fridges and flour: Syrian refugees boost Turkish economy

Source
Posted
Originally published
Origin
View original
  • Refugees fuelling growth through consumer spending

  • Ankara has told EU it will stem migrant flow to Europe

  • Refugee influx has also raised prices and job competition

By Nevzat Devranoglu

ISTANBUL, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Turkey's 2.6 million Syrian refugees may be straining the housing and jobs systems, but they're also fuelling economic growth.

Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
For more humanitarian news and analysis, please visit https://www.trust.org/alertnet