The Cypriot economy is expected to turn a corner this year, according to various economic predictions, and begin to grow again. Tej Kohli has seen great strides that have been made in cleaning up the financial sector. Tourism has continued to be strong as well as the service sector of the economy. But the most excitement surrounds the expected boost to the economy created by the exploitation of major gas discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean. Anticipated to be on stream in 2018 is the massive Aphrodite gas field to the south of the island, and further exploration taking place in Cypriot waters may discover other significant fields.