Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Gold sales to Switzerland have once again helped Turkey narrow its trade gap, this time dramatically to $4.96 billion in April from $7.3 billion for the same month the previous year, according to figures released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) on May 29.
Providing a Treasury guarantee for major public-private partnership projects that totaled $88 billion will facilitate funding for the government’s project
ISTANBUL - Reuters
Turkey’s Central Bank is expected to keep interest rates on hold on April 24 despite political pressure for rate cuts, but it may take steps to add liquidity to the market after giving an upbeat view on the economy last week.
ANTALYA - Doğan News Agency
Turkish butchers have objected to two draft regulations that remove their permission to sell certain meat products unpacked. This permission was only given a year ago.
NEW YORK - REUTERS
Turkey and Russia both cut their gold holdings in March after increases the month before, data from the International Monetary Fund showed
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey will reach its privatization income target for 2014 just like it did a year earlier when the world experienced financial distress, Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek said April 26.
The Central Bank head has depicted a darker picture for the course of inflation in the country, saying inflation may be 'decently' above the target of 5 percent by the year-end
ANKARA - Reuters
The Capital Markets Board dismissed three deputy chairmen and 11 other senior members, amid purges in state institutions since the emergence of a high-level corruption scandal
Turkey’s first quarter budget performance indicates that the government will ‘easily acquire’ its year-end forecasts, but the tough measures will remain just in case, the finance minister has said
Turkish consumers’ mood continued to pick up at a faster pace in April as the consumer confidence index rose by 7.9 percent to 78.5 points by the end of the month.
LUXEMBOURG - Agence France-Presse
The European Union on Monday formally approved a one-billion-euro assistance package to help Ukraine's interim authorities overcome the country's deep financial problems.
ISTANBUL / Hürriyet
Sharp hikes imposed on apricot and hazelnut prices without waiting for the new harvest spark concern over the extend of the potential increases in products that were most hit by the frost in the March-end
During the ruling AKP era, construction firms have earned huge income from projects. However, these same companies also face serious accusations of committing numerous urban crimes
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