Turkey's Privatization of Sugar Factories

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A Socialist Project e-bulletin ... No. 1569 ... March 13, 2018

Turkey’s Privatization of Sugar Factories

Kubilay Cenk

On February 21, a notice was released in Turkey’s Official Gazette (Resmi Gazete) stating that bids will be collected for Turkey’s state-owned fourteen sugar plants. According to Directorate of Privatization Administration’s (OIB) announcement, sugar plants in the provinces of Afyon, Alpullu, Bor, Burdur, Çorum, Elbistan, Erzincan, Erzurum, Ilgın, Kastamonu, Kırşehir, Muş, Turhal and Yozgat will be privatized. The Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi (AKP – Justice and Development Party) government, which has looted and made benefits of public-enterprises available to both national and international capital, seeks new privatization opportunities.

The introduction of neoliberal policies and privatization to Turkey began long before the AKP government.

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