Local hoteliers and tourism associations have welcomed the Turkish government’s decision to extend the Ramadan holiday in early June to nine days, saying this could prove a boon to the industry and generate an additional 3 billion Turkish Lira income for the sector.
Turkey and Belarus have the potential to reach a trade volume goal of $1.5 billion, Anadolu Agency quoted President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as saying on April 16.
Turkey’s industrial production in February rose by 1.3 percent from a month earlier, the Turkish Statistics Insititute announced on April 16.
Turkey's Jewellery Exporters Association announced on April 16 that its exports had reached $825 million in the first quarter of 2019.
Turkey and the United States should put their political and diplomatic differences behind them and focus on the economy and mutual business interests, said Mehmet Ali Yalçındağ, chair of the Turkey-U.S. Business Council, during a conference in Washington April 15.
Turkey’s central government budget balance posted a deficit of 36.2 billion Turkish Liras ($6.5 billion) in the first quarter of 2019, the Treasury and Finance Ministry announced on April 15.
The figures provided by e-commerce platform Turkeyol indicate that the volume of trade between the Middle Eastern countries and Turkey grew by 25 percent in the last decade to stand at $42.9 billion.
The unemployment rate in Turkey was 14.7% in January 2019, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) announced on April 15.
Turkish Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak held what officials from the ministry described as “very fruitful” talks with international investors and managers of large funds on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund-World Bank spring meeting held in Washington.
Turkey has invested some 566 million Turkish lira ($103 million) in subsidies to its small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the first three months of 2019, according to official figures released on April 14.
Automakers in Turkey produced 361,516 vehicles- including automobiles, light commercial vehicles, and tractors- in the first quarter of 2019, according to a report released on April 13.
Turkish authorities returned an endangered griffon vulture on April 12 to Serbia after it was found in Turkey.
Turkey will promote a green, sustainable future at the Beijing 2019 EXPO, where the main theme of the event is “Live Green, Live Better,” Turkish Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan said on April 12 in Istanbul at a press conference where she shared the details of Turkey’s preparations and participation.