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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will be honored with the highest recognition of the World Petroleum Council (WPC), the Dewhurst Award, for his “outstanding contribution to the oil and gas industry,” the WPC announced in a statement late on June 21
İZMİR/DOHA - Anadolu Agency
A ship carrying 4,000 tons of food for beleaguered Qatar left Turkey early on June 22, marking a change in how essential supplies are being sent to the tiny Gulf state
The withdrawal of a controversial draft law on olive groves has blocked a $25 billion port investment in a district of the Aegean province of Balıkesir, provincial mayor Ahmet Edip Uğur told daily Habertürk on June 21.
Losses from cyber crimes rose 24 percent in 2016 to over $1.33 billion, according to a report by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3).
Fitch has upgraded Turkey’s growth forecast, pointing to strong first-quarter results that showed 5 percent growth from the same quarter a year ago.
Nuray Babacan - ANKARA
The shadow economy costs the Turkish economy 60 billion Turkish Liras ($17 billion) annually, Labor Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu has said, adding that new measures would be taken to slash it
The Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEİK) will soon adopt a state-basis model in its approach to the United States, establishing business councils in a number of states across the country rather than only in the capital Washington, DEİK President Ömer Cihad Vardan has told daily Dünya.
Turkey’s consumer confidence index decreased 3.8 percent in June compared to the previous month, regressing to 70, official data showed on June 22
BRUSSELS - Agence France-Presse
Britain and the European Union began their first formal Brexit negotiations on June 19, under pressure to seal a deal amid disarray in London over whether to go for a hard or soft divorce.
ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım on June 21 urged Turkey’s banking sector to cut interest rates, saying if it does not then the government will itself take forcible measures
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has claimed that “the worst is over” for the Turkish economy, hailing the improving figures in various parts of the economy from exports to domestic consumption.
Modernizing the existing Customs Union with its largest market, the European Union, is of great importance to Turkey, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci has said, two days ahead of his visit to Brussels to discuss the issue with his European counterparts
Turkey ran a budget surplus of 6.4 billion Turkish Liras ($1.8 billion) in May, mainly thanks to a significant boost in tax revenues, Finance Minister Naci Ağbal stated on June 15.