Perspective

ECONOMY

Iran’s Permanent Membership at SCO: Expectations and Reality

Birkan Kemal ErtanYasir Rashid

Iran was accepted as a permanent member at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Heads of State Summit held in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan, on September 17, 2021, upon the proposal of China.

ECONOMY

ITI Corridor and Its Importance for the Regional Trade

Yasir Rashid

For Türkiye, in the framework of the “Asia Anew Initiative”, the ITI Corridor, bypassing the Suez Canal, provides safer and shorter access to the Indian Ocean and South Asian markets.