Middle income countries are a diverse group by size, population and income level, and are home to 5 of the world’s 7 billion people and 73% of the world’s poor people. MICs also represent about one-third of global GDP and are major engines of global growth.
The world’s Middle Income Countries (MICs), which are defined as having a per capita gross national income of US$1,026 to $12,475 (2011) are a diverse group by size, population, and income level.
The new Regional Investment Climate Assessment Project aims to contribute to the reduction of regional disparities in Turkey, and to the sustainable development of the country by improving the investment climate at both regional and national levels.
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The Roma are the largest and most vulnerable minority group in Eastern Europe, and face significant social and economic issues.