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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
U.S. President Donald Trump proposed on Sept. 27 the biggest U.S. tax overhaul in three decades, calling for tax cuts for most Americans, but prompting criticism that the plan favors business and the rich and could add trillions of dollars to the deficit.
With nearly 8 kilograms fish consumption per capita annually, Turkey lags behind the world average of consumption of this healthy food, a top executive from a leading fish company says.
Hacer Boyacıoğlu - ANKARA
Greenfield investments in Turkey are on the verge of a boost due to a sharp increase in capacity utilization, Development Minister Lütfi Elvan has told daily Hürriyet.
The Turkish economy expanded 5.1 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of the year, official data showed on Sept. 11, showing a strong recovery in investments and exports, helped by the government’s fiscal stimulus measures after growth was hit last year by an attempted coup
Neşe Karanfil - TEHRAN
Some 300 women entrepreneurs have emerged in Iran as a result of social policies fostered for the past eight years and launched by civil initiatives, according to officials.
ATHENS - Reuters
Greece will exit successfully its bailout program in 2018 helped by strong growth, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Sept. 9, vowing to support workers, young Greeks and small businesses as the economy recovers.
LONDON – Reuters
Prime Minister Theresa May has warned lawmakers that Britain could be faced with a Brexit “cliff edge” if they failed to back her EU repeal bill, as reports suggested momentum was growing within her party to unseat her.
Turkey’s annual inflation rate stood at 10.68 percent in August, revisiting double digits, with price hikes in cars, oil and LPG becoming the driving force, according to figures by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) released on Sept. 5.
JERUSALEM – Reuters
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sept. 3 that his office would soon publish a multi-year infrastructure spending plan worth more than 100 billion shekel ($28 billion).
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s industrial production increased by 14.5 percent in July compared to the same month last year, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) announced on Sept. 8.
NEW YORK – Reuters
U.S. gasoline prices continued to rise on Sept. 3 amid fears of shortages, despite the restart of several key refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast that had been crippled by Hurricane Harvey.
SEOUL - Agence France-Presse
The chief of the International Monetary Fund warned on Sept. 7 that ageing populations in key Asian economies will drag on their growth, urging policymakers to step up their response to shifting demographics.
GANDHINAGAR – Agence France-Presse
Air pollution is diminishing India’s capacity to harness power from the sun, experts say, undermining billions being invested in renewables as the energy-hungry giant emerges as a solar superpower.