How Turkey’s lira crisis could impact Iran

Financial Tribune – Over the past week, the value of Turkish lira collapsed yet another time.

At first glance, this seems like a problem peculiar to Turkey, but economists are warning that the Turkish lira’s slide will have a ripple effect on Iran’s economy.

“The 40% drop in the Turkish lira in recent months could escalate the outflow of currency from Iran toward the neighboring country’s real-estate market.

The Central Bank of Iran needs to take into account the new developments and their knock-on effects on Iran’s economy. On top of that, cheap imports [of consumer goods] from Turkey might lead to an even more alarming situation for the manufacturing sector in Iran,” he said.