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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey’s economy has overcome cyclical challenges emanating from regional and in-house political developments, the Turkish economy minister has said, vowing to implement the world’s most assertive incentive policies to push the private sector to produce and export more.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
More than 3,700 new businesses were established in September, according to a report released by the Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) on Oct. 21.
Turkey’s government has released what it calls a “growth-friendly budget” that aims to stimulate the economy over the next few years, according to Finance Minister Naci Ağbal
Some $637 million of the $1.1 billion external funding needed to develop two large city hospitals in İzmir in Turkey’s west and Kocaeli in the northwest has been secured, President Recep Erdoğan said at a ceremony at the presidential palace in Ankara on Oct. 20.
Ankara has dismissed allegations made at an agriculture fair in Italy claiming that Turkish hazelnuts containing carcinogenic chemicals.
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Tax breaks for regular contributors will be introduced in Turkey next year, Finance Minister Naci Ağbal confirmed on Oct. 20.
The share of food prices in the inflation basket will be decreased from 24 to 20 percent by the end of the year to ease consumer price increases, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci has said, daily Habertürk reported Oct. 17
Güneş Kömürcüler - ISTANBUL
The top executives of Swedish companies have voiced their trust in the Turkish economy despite recent political and economic uncertainties
ISTANBUL – Doğan News Agency
The General Directorate of Highways has announced they will increase the fines assessed to heavy vehicles crossing the Fatih Sultan Mehmet (FSM) Bridge on Istanbul’s Bosporus from 92 to 500 Turkish Liras.
There will be no change in the inflation basket in Turkey, Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek has said, rejecting earlier reports about a potential decrease in the share of food prices, even though the economy minister finds the share of food prices quite high
Turkey’s quarterly jobless average increased to 10.7 percent in July from the previous 10.2 percent, data from the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) showed on Oct. 17
Realtors and homeowners renting their properties for a short-term without a contract will be penalized if they fail to register tenants’ information with the authorities and do not pay taxes, in a measure that is expected to prevent terror and prostitution-related crimes, daily Star reported on Oct. 19.
The Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) spent 4.6 billion Turkish Liras on employee expenditures in 2015, according to a report prepared by the court of accounts