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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey’s economy lost 75 million Turkish Liras last year because vehicles with foreign license plates failed to pay traffic fines, the chairman of the executive board of Istanbul-based International Transporters Association (UND) has said
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
A mass production agreement for Turkey’s first locally designed and produced assault rifle has been signed with a local company, the Defense Industries Undersecretariat has said
BRUSSELS - Agence France-Presse
Europe’s economic recovery remains on track but vulnerable to the “exceptional risks” of Brexit and the new Donald Trump administration, the EU said on Feb. 13.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
The Turkish government ran a budget surplus of 11.4 billion Turkish Liras ($3.06 billion) in January amid a significant rise in revenues, the country’s finance minister said Feb. 15
LONDON - The Associated Press
A key business lobby warned Britain’s government on Feb. 13 not to play favorites among industries when it negotiates the country’s exit from the European Union, saying that ignoring any sector would hurt the entire economy.
Turkey’s current account deficit stood at $4.27 billion in December 2016, down by $784 million compared to the same month in 2015, an official data showed on Feb. 14.
Turkey’s treasury is set to pave the way for foreign investors to issue foreign exchange-based securities as part of the Istanbul Finance Center project, in a move to attract more foreign investors into the country’s capital markets, a top economy official has announced.
The European Union has slightly cut its growth forecast for the Turkish economy, according to a fresh report released on Feb. 13.
İZMİR - Doğan News Agency
Turkey has transferred stakes in İzmir Port, which has been in privatization portfolio since 2007, to the Turkish Wealth Fund, in a bid to help finance giant infrastructure projects.
DUBAI - Agence France-Presse
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on Feb. 12 voiced optimism for U.S. economic growth under President Donald Trump but warned it could herald trouble for the rest of the world.
ATHENS - Reuters
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Feb. 11 he believed the country’s drawn-out bailout review would be completed positively but repeated that Athens would not accept “illogical” demands by its lenders.
Some 40 countries and five presidents will attend the 20th Eurasian Economic Summit, a prestigious gathering organized by The Marmara Group Foundation in international arena. The summit ‘Humanity at a Crossroads’ will be held between April 4 and 6 in Istanbul
Nuray Babacan - ANKARA
Labor and Social Security Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu has vowed that 1.5 million jobs will be created in line with the Turkish government’s recently launched “employment mobilization” campaign, saying in particular that women would benefit from positive discrimination in these new jobs.