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The Turkish Central Bank will maintain its current tight stance in monetary policy in order to balance risks on inflation, Central Bank Gov. Murat Çetinkaya said on April 24, after consumer price growth soared to an 8.5-year high in March.
Cansu Çamlıbel - WASHINGTON
Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek has sought to ease concerns over Turkey’s democratic rule in the post-referendum era, claiming that the country “is not turning into an authoritarian regime” in a meeting with senior representatives from leading Western companies in Washington, D.C
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
As the global recovery gathers pace, the International Monetary Fund is turning up the volume on its call for wealthy countries to address popular anger over the impact of globalization and head off the threat of protectionism.
İZMİR - Doğan News Agency
Suspicion of irregularities in the April 16 referendum vote have damaged Turkey’s election security and reliability, said Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD) Chair Erol Bilecik, adding that measures need to be immediately taken to ensure judicial independence and neutrality.
Turkey’s defense company ASELSAN has started developing an electromagnetic ball system (EMT) technology, which is also dubbed “Railgun,” reaching a speed six times faster than sound in its first test-fires, daily Dünya has said in a report.
Russia will not lift restrictions on certain products as long as Turkish duties on Russian grain remain in effect, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said on the sidelines of the Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum on April 21, as reported by TASS.
Turkey’s leading brewer Anadolu Efes has said it is suspending its brewing operations at a factory in central Istanbul and transferring these operations to other facilities, after the factory was “trapped in the city center” with rapidly expanding urbanization.
ANKARA - Reuters
Turkey’s talks with Russia about the purchase of the S-400 air missile defense system have reached a “final stage,” although this does not mean a deal will be signed immediately, Defense Minister Fikri Işık said on April 21
CARACAS - Reuters
General Motors said on April 19 that Venezuelan authorities had illegally seized its plant in the industrial hub of Valencia and vowed to “take all legal actions” to defend its rights.
Saudi Arabia’s armed forces have started using a full-disk encryption device developed by Turkish technology firm C Tech, company officials told state-run Anadolu Agency on April 21.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s consumer confidence index was higher month-on-month in April, according to official data released on April 20.
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
A baby born on a Turkish Airlines flight earlier this month will receive the support of Turkey’s flagship carrier for her future, the company’s chairman said April 20.
WASHINGTON - Reuters
World finance leaders have gathered on U.S. President Donald Trump’s home turf on April 20 to try to nudge his still-evolving policies away from protectionism and show broad support for open trade and global integration.