A money changer counts Turkish lira bills at an currency exchange office in central Istanbul, Turkey, August 21, 2015. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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Turkey posted some of its worst budget and unemployment data since 2009 – a time when the impact of the global financial crisis was at its peak. The central government ran a budget deficit of 6.8 billion liras ($1.8 billion) in February, the biggest shortfall for the month in eight years, the Finance Ministry said Wednesday. Budget expenditures rose 27 percent to 53.7 billion liras.UnemploymentThe December youth jobless rate was 24 percent, compared with 22.6 percent in November and 19.2 percent a year earlier.
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