The United States imposed sanctions on March 22 on Venezuela's development bank, Bandes, a day after the Trump administration warned there would be consequences for the arrest by Venezuelan authorities of opposition leader Juan Guaido's top aide.
Turkey saw 6,694 new company launches in February this year, the Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) announced on March 22.
Turkey has become a popular destination for foreigners pursuing in vitro fertilization treatment (IVF) with its successful clinics and cheap prices, according to a professor of gynecology and obstetrics.
The European Union had around 182 million hectares of forests and other wooded land in 2015, corresponding to 43 percent of its land area, the bloc's statistical office said on March 21.
Consumers’ confidence in the economy surged in March, the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) announced on March 21.
Çimsa Çimento, one of Turkey’s largest cement producers, has announced that it has agreed to buy a white cement plant from Spain-based Cemex.
The U.S. Federal Reserve on March 20 brought its three-year drive to tighten monetary policy to an abrupt end, abandoning projections for any interest rate hikes this year amid signs of an economic slowdown, and saying it would halt the steady decline of its balance sheet in September.
Turkey’s automotive production declined by 15.5 percent on an annual basis to 119,473 units in February, the Automotive Manufacturers Association (OSD) reported on March 20.
The Turkish Treasury borrowed $1 billion through its dollar-denominated April 2029 bond.