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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkish conglomerate Koç Group has bought a Falcon 8X business jet manufactured by the French Dassault Aviation, becoming one of the first buyers of the business jet featuring a longer range and improved wing design.
DOHA - Anadolu Agency
The first direct reefer (refrigerated) container service between Qatar and Turkey has been launched by a company linked to the Qatari government.
SAN FRANCISCO - Agence France-Presse
Google and Walmart on Aug. 22 announced a partnership that will make the retailer’s products available on the internet giant’s online shopping mall.
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s OTI Holding has bought German tour operator Ferien Touristik for an undisclosed fee.
LINDAU - Reuters
Unconventional monetary policy is a success, but gaps in understanding the relatively new tools remain, European Central Bank President Mario Draghisaid on Aug. 23, cautioning against hasty policy responses to the new reality.
The Mediterranean resort of Antalya, Turkey’s leading tomato producer, made $88.3 million from tomato exports to 46 countries in the first 7.5 months of the year, according to data compiled by Anadolu Agency on Aug. 22.
Veteran businessman Ali Osman Akat has been named the new president of the Turkish-American Business Association American Chamber of Commerce (TABA/AmCham).
HANOI - The Associated Press
Turkey’s prime minister said on Aug. 23 he wants to double trade volume with Vietnam to $4 billion in the next three years as his country seeks to boost cooperation with the Southeast Asian country.
Bayburt, a small province in the Black Sea region, witnessed the highest rate hike between 2000 and 2014, surpassing all other provinces in Turkey, including Istanbul, daily Habertürk reported on Aug. 22.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s consumer confidence index saw a slight decline month-on-month in August, according to data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK), released on Aug. 23.
BELGRADE - Anadolu Agency
Turkey and Serbia signed a trade agreement on agriculture on Aug. 22, the first since 2011.
PHOENIX - Reuters
U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Aug. 22 he might terminate the NAFTA trade treaty with Mexico and Canada after three-way talks failed to bridge deep differences.
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
More than a quarter of a century after the Soviet Union collapsed, Russia on Aug. 21 announced it had settled the last foreign debt it had inherited from the Soviet era.