Seymanur Yont is a deputy researcher at the TRT World Research Centre.
Items by Seymanur Yönt
- April 12, 2023 Seymanur Yönt
As soon as news emerged that Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the 16th-largest lender in America, with about $200 billion in assets, had collapsed, a dark cloud loomed over the international financial sector. Even when the initial shock started to wear off following swift action from central banks, the dust...
- March 18, 2023 Seymanur Yönt
Without China’s participation in joint efforts in debt restructuring, it is not possible to quickly ease the burden on many debt-distressed countries. However, even if not impossible, it is a difficult task. Some may think that the debt default of Sri Lanka is a far-flung problem in a distant...
- January 16, 2023 Seymanur Yönt
Our world is increasingly plagued by war, famine and poverty. Political and other leaders will meet during the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos between 16 and 20 January to discuss existing predicaments and suggest solutions. However, experts doubt whether action will result. The past year witnessed numerous adverse...
- December 16, 2022 Seymanur Yönt
The recent COP27 and G20 meetings witnessed an abundance of commitments. These have shown that there is no end to globalisation. They also reveal that the relationship between trade and climate is complex and that the developed countries maintain their grip on the development narrative. ...
- April 14, 2022 Seymanur Yönt
The war between Russia and Ukraine since 24 February has already had a global impact. Energy prices have spiked, triggering a sharp increase in the cost of food. The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation’s food price index that measures the monthly global price change in food commodities reached an...