High technology export and high technology export impact on growth

Keywords: EU, Growth, Trade


The term high-tech, covering the high-tech industry and the information-intensive service sector, is based on advanced scientific and technological expertise that requires science, technology, and innovation (STI), and is based on Research & Development expenditure. Sectoral, product and patent approach is used for classification by OECD and the European Union. Literature review on high-tech show that countries focusing on Research and Development Expenditures and new patents have succeeded in increasing their high-tech exports as well. Turkey is one of the countries where the levels of high-tech export are not at the desired levels yet therefore the government must give incentives for Research and Development expenditures and new patents for innovation, as high-tech export affects GDP growth positively.

Author Biography

Yurdagül Meral, İstanbul Medipol Üniversitesi

She has completed her PhD on ‘Bank Mergers’ and her master degree on ‘Outsourcing’ in Istanbul University.

Prior to starting her career as an Assistant Professor at Medipol University, she pursued a 30 year career in the field of international trade finance (including 2,5 years in Frankfurt) in banking sector.  She is currently working as Department Head of International Trade and Finance Department of Istanbul Medipol University and as Part Time in Boğaziçi University, International Trade Department. 

She has started as management trainee in Interbank after having her Associate Degree from Boğaziçi University in Business Management.
She worked as Vice President in International Trade and Finance Operations in Koçbank and Şekerbank  covering import-export management, including letter of credits, counter guarantees, import, export, payments, SWIFT, credits, exim loans and has completed related system entegration projects of international trade as well. 
She has CDCS (certificate of documentary credit specialist)*.
Married with two children.
(*) Certificate of Documentary Credit Specialist http://cdcs.ifslearning.ac.uk/
Address: İstanbul Medipol University Business School
Department Head International Trade and Finance
Kavacık, Beykoz, Istanbul
34810 Turkey      


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How to Cite
Meral, Y. (2019). High technology export and high technology export impact on growth. Bussecon Review of Finance & Banking (2687-2501), 1(1), 26-31. https://doi.org/10.36096/brfb.v1i1.109