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Turkish economy minister Nihat Zeybekci has said the country will put additional import taxes on electronic goods in the upcoming days
MONTERREY - Reuters
ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest producer of steel, will cut 2,800 jobs at its Mexico unit as global prices slump, it said in a joint statement with local competitors on July 1, while accusing Russia, China and Turkey of dumping steel on markets at levels below production costs.
The World Bank has said it would stick to its 3 percent growth forecast for Turkey this year, but cut its 2016 and 2017 growth forecasts to 3.5 percent, citing the uncertain political outlook after the June 7 parliamentary elections, in a brief note on July 1
BRUSSELS - Agence France-Presse
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vowed July 1 to press ahead with a controversial bailout referendum as European leaders ruled out any fresh debt offer before July 5 vote
ORDU - Anadolu Agency
People from Arab countries have bought properties worth a total of $50 million in Turkey’s Black Sea province of Ordu so far this year, Ordu Governor İrfan Balkanlıoğlu has stated
It will be crucial for the Greek government to properly manage a probable chaotic situation stemming from a “no” result in the July 5 referendum, former Prime Minister George Papandreou has told daily Hürriyet
Hours before Greece became the first developed country to default on a loan to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a Syriza deputy told daily Hürriyet the ruling party hoped Greeks would vote a “strong no” in the country’s crucial referendum on July 5
ISTANBUL - Reuters
Turkey’s exports decreased 8.1 percent in the first half of the year to $73.26 billion from the same period of 2014
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI - Reuters
India is reinvigorating an $18 billion campaign to provide fast internet connections for all, with a "digital week" aimed at popularising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's campaign promise to connect 250,000 villages in India by 2019.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras made a fresh reform proposal to eurozone ministers on July 1 after Greece became the first advanced economy to default on an IMF payment
ATHENS - The Associated Press
Eurozone finance ministers were set to weigh Greece's latest proposal for aid July 1, hours after the country's international bailout expired without a deal, cutting it off from vital financing and deepening fears over whether it will be able to remain in the eurozone
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
The purchasing manager index of Turkey, seen as a gauge for the economic health of the manufacturing sector, declined below a critical level in June, data from Markit Economics indicated on July 1.
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
A British shoe shop worker has launched an online crowdfunding campaign to raise the money for Greece to meet its IMF debt repayment due on June 30, saying he just wanted to help austerity-stricken Greeks.
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