Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The foreign trade deficit widened far beyond expectations in August, as the country’s imports rose for the first time in seven months amid pressure on exports due to the crisis in Iraq.
ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Daily News
The Turkish economy grew at a faster-than-expected pace in the second quarter thanks to soaring domestic demand
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s trade prospects require the country to boost its efforts and accomplish $200-billion worth of investments, the transport minister has said
LONDON - Reuters
A plan to tax financial transactions in 11 European Union member states from 2014 is illegal, the bloc’s lawyers have concluded
MANİSA - Doğan News Agency
Turkey is facing “two tough years ahead,” according to Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey
TOKYO - Reuters
Japan savoured its victory on Monday in the race to host the 2020 Olympic Games, anticipating an economic boost to spur its revival from two decades of stagnation and help it recover from the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
TRIPOLI, Libya - The Associated Press
Libya's prime minister faced increasing calls for his ouster on Saturday as strikes by government employees at oil export terminals cost the country more than $5 billion in losses.
BEIJING - Agence France-Presse
China became one of the world’s top three investors for the first time last year as its foreign investment soared to a new record, the government said on Sept. 9.
SAINT PETERSBURG - Agence France-Presse
G20 leaders warned on Friday that global economic recovery is too weak
ISTANBUL / ANKARA – Hürriyet Daily News
A series of controversial regulations placing limits on the sale and advertising of alcoholic beverages in Turkey takes effect as of today
ANKARA / ISTANBUL
Turkey may revise down its growth target for 2014 to 4 percent from 5, due to an expected slowdown in the Fed stimulus program, tensions in the Middle East, and the risk of higher oil prices
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
The Philippines is the only emerging Asian nation with strong business cycle momentum, although China and Singapore have stabilized, the OECD Development Centre said
HONG KONG - The Associated Press
A report says China's currency, the yuan, has joined the ranks of the world's most traded currencies
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