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Ankara must stick to its European Union membership target, explain itself in a better way and pass the reforms in order to be able to attract more foreign investment, Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek said on May 23.
İZMİR - Anadolu Agency
The Industrial Development Bank of Turkey (TSKB) has committed to fund around $3.5 billion out of a total of $9.1 billion to initiate over 5 gigawatts of clean energy installed capacity in Turkey, a bank representative said on May 22.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will pay a visit to Istanbul on May 22 to attend a summit of the Organization of the Black Sea Cooperation (BSEC) and hold talks with senior Turkish officials amid expectations that Moscow will soon lift all sanctions imposed on Turkish agricultural goods.
The head of Sabancı Holding has said the company’s shares are currently trading at a discount of around 40 percent, and its priority is to increase this share value to an acceptable level, Reuters has reported.
RIYADH - The Associated Press
U.S. President Donald Trump basked in Saudi Arabia’s lavish royal welcome on May 20 as he left behind, at least temporarily, the snowballing controversies dogging him in Washington
BANGKOK - Anadolu Agency
Turkish Airlines will in the summer start flights to the Thai island of Phuket, a world leading tourist spot, the company’s manager in Thailand said on May 23.
HANOI - Reuters
The United States ruled out returning to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal and said on May 21 it only wanted bilateral agreements in Asia, as Japan and other members agreed to more talks on pressing ahead themselves.
The Turkish Economy Ministry has said Iraq’s decision to ban tomato imports is “seasonal and routine” and will not have any negative impact specifically on Turkey’s tomato exports to the country.
AMSTERDAM - Reuters
The Netherlands government on May 20 said it is considering a law that would give Dutch publicly listed companies a one-year period of “thinking time” during which they could freely reject any approach by a foreign buyer.
The Turkish non-life insurance sector is likely to return to a loss this year, hit by the introduction of premium caps on motor third-party liability (MTPL) policies and rising inflation, Fitch Ratings said in a statement on May 23, as Reuters has reported.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
Nearly one-third of U.S. adults face financial difficulties or are “just getting by,” despite a slight improvement in well-being in the overall population, according to Federal Reserve report released on May 19.
Iraq has announced it would ban tomato imports from Turkey as of May 21 to protect its own producers, according to an official statement from the Turkish Economy Ministry.
MOSCOW - Doğan News Agency
Turkish Airlines is expecting to carry more than 2 million passengers from Russia to Turkey in the upcoming six-month tourism season, hitting a new record, as bilateral ties between the two countries normalize after the crisis over Ankara’s downing of a Russian jet in November 2015