Turkey Without Russian Tourists Strikes Economy Where It's Weak

  • Government needs foreign exchange to plug current-account gap
  • Lira, bonds already hurt by rising geopolitical risk this year

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Russia’s effective ban on tourist travel to Turkey in retaliation for the downing of one of its jets by Turkish F-16s this week will reverberate far beyond a Kremlin-themed hotel on the Antalya coast. These four charts show the threat to Turkey’s economy.

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