Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkish citizens are spending ever more extravagantly on telecommunication services and goods, with 14.6 million items of imported mobile phones hitting the current account deficit
ISTANBUL - Reuters
Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci has said Turkish economic growth in the first quarter will not be negative, nor at its desired level, with an expected growth of 2.8 to 3 percent in 2014.
GENEVA - Anadolu Agency
Turkish Labor and Social Security Minister Faruk Çelik has called on G-20 states to turn their words into actions and work to reduce poverty globally.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
An EU commissioner has said the European Union is committed to investing 1 billion euros in Balkan infrastructure in the coming years, in a move aiming to link the EU-aspiring countries.
Turkey received foreign direct investment worth $1.8 billion in January, Turkey’s Economy Ministry said in a statement late March 23.
FRANKFURT - Agence France-Presse
Turkey and Poland have the potential to double bilateral trade to $6 billion, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavuşoğlu said March 24.
ISTANBUL / MILAN
The Business Angels Association of Turkey (TBAA) became the first national member of the Global Business Angels Network (GBAN), the association announced at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Milan.
İZMİR – Doğan News Agency
Turkey’s biggest fair area, located in the Gaziemir district of the Aegean province of İzmir, officially opened with the start of the MARBLE International Natural Stone and Technologies Fair on March 25.
Property sales increased by 15 percent from the same month of the previous year with the help of a decrease in the interest rates on housing loans, said the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) in a statement on March 24.
Turkey’s volume of direct incentives for research and development (R&D) projects will be 1.5 billion Turkish Liras ($570 million) in 2015, Turkish Science, Industry and Technology Minister Fikri Işık said on late March 25.
ISTANBUL - Doğan News Agency
The Turkish consumer confidence index fell to a six-year low in March, with a sharp fall on the probability of savings and the expectation of increased unemployment.
LONDON - Anadolu Agency
Fitch Ratings will be closely following the developments in Turkey after the upcoming June elections, mainly whether the presidential system is still on the cards, says agency’s senior director
The stronger U.S. dollar has stemmed external pressures in some countries from signs of weaker currencies and falling foreign exchange reserves.
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