Sub Categories:/» Homepage/» ECONOMY/» BUSINESS
Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Uber said on June 21 its embattled chief executive Travis Kalanick has agreed to step down from his job.
LONDON - Reuters
Britain’s departure from the European Union’s customs union would ramp up costs for small and medium-sized car part suppliers to such an extent that supply chains could seize up, a senior European executive at Honda said on June 20.
PARIS - Reuters
Lockheed Martin signed an agreement with India’s Tata Advanced Systems on June 19 to produce F-16 fighter planes in India, pressing ahead with a plan to shift its Fort Worth, Texas plant to win billions of dollars worth of order from the Indian military.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has said it is providing an 80 million euro loan to the construction of a new high-tech hospital in Gaziantep, the major city of south-eastern Turkey, in a statement.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey aims to strengthen its defense sector through the use of mainly locally based designed technology by 2020, a senior official said on June 16.
Turkey has sent a total of 5,000 tons of foodstuff to Qatar amid its diplomatic crisis with Gulf countries, Economy minister Nihat Zeybekci said on June 17.
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Britain begins historic talks on June 19 on leaving the European Union while still mourning the victims of a devastating fire and reeling from an election that has badly weakened the government.
The Paris Airshow opened under bright blue skies on June 19, with a new member of Boeing’s best-selling 737 range set to vie for attention with a potentially huge order for F-35 fighter jets and a visit by French President Emmanuel Macron.
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
The aircraft industry descends on Paris for the world’s biggest airshow, a prime battleground for bitter rivals Boeing and Airbus, but also a chance for new kids on the block to snap at the heels of the two giants.
COPENHAGEN - Reuters
The top firms in California’s Silicon Valley carry more weight on the global stage than many countries, which makes building diplomatic relations with them increasingly important, the world’s first national technology ambassador said.
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
The number of foreign-partnered or foreign-funded new companies established in May was 583, the Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) said in a report released on June 16.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she wanted a “good agreement” for both Britain and the European Union in the Brexit negotiations that started on June 19.
RAAMSDONKSVEER - Agence France-Presse
From “The Jetsons” to “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”, flying cars have long captured the imagination.