Turkey's central government budget balance posted a deficit of 78.6 billion Turkish liras (some $14 billion) in the first half of the current year, the Treasury and Finance Ministry announced on July 16.
Turkey's unemployment rate stood at 13.0% in April this year, the country's statistical authority announced on July 16.
Turkey has achieved progress in eradicating poverty, reducing inequalities and addressing the needs of vulnerable groups, a senior official said on July 15.
Local pasta manufacturers have enjoyed strong external demand for their products this year as their exports rose 9 percent to $252 million in the first five months of 2019.
More than 2,000 workers at seven Amazon sites across Germany have gone on strike over pay for at least two days, labour union Verdi said on July 15.
Turkish steelmaker Ereğli Demir Çelik (Erdemir) has dismissed recent media reports suggesting that the company made an offer for the acquisition of British Steel.
Turkey cannot make lasting improvement without enacting macroeconomic reforms, according to the head of the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD).
Turkey has earned $22 billion by exporting flour products over the last decade, the head of the Turkish Flour Industrialists Federation (TFIF) said.
Chicken meat production in Turkey fell by 3.3% year-on-year in May, the country's statistical authority announced on July 12.