2 September 2015 Kiev

2nd International Roundtable entitled "Current State of Ukrainian-Turkish Economic Relations" was organized in cooperation by SAM and Ukrainian Krymskiy Institute of Oriental Studies (NASU), co-hosted by Kiev National Economic University and Embassy of the Republic of Turkey on 2 September 2015 in Kiev.

Turkish delegation was comprised of Turkish Ambassador H.E. Yönet Can Tezel, SAM Chairman Prof. Ali Resul Usul, Prof. Subidey Togan from Bilkent University, Prof. Murat Yülek from Istanbul Commerce University and Ahmet Faruk Aysan of Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey.

The event is considered to fulfill the needs to evaluate the subsequent issues of mutual cooperation between Turkey and Ukraine after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's visit to Ukraine in March 2015. Throughout the meeting, the future energy landscape in the Black Sea and Caspian region, aspects of and setbacks in Turkish-Ukrainian commercial trade, the past of Turkish economic transformation were handled through speeches and presentations.

The participants shared their ideas and suggestions and responded to various questions from each other during the Q&A segments at the end of each presentation.