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Turkey received over $4.9 billion in net foreign direct investment (FDI) during the first half of 2017, with the European Union being the top investor again, Economy Ministry data released on Aug. 22 revealed.
Turkish lenders gave “what they had” to offer loans to businesses in the first half of the year to give a boost to the economy and it is now time for lenders to take a rest in order to slash their operational costs, the head of the top banking association said
Israel’s improved economic growth and efforts to rein in spending prompted Standard & Poor’s to raise the outlook on the country’s debt profile, the credit rating firm has announced.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s industrial production advanced 3.4 percent in June 2017 compared to the same month last year, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) announced on Aug. 8.
The Turkish government’s priority after summer will be the economy, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said, adding that work on new economic programs is underway
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
More than 850,000 refugees will receive special debit cards by August financed by the European Union and implemented by the Turkish Red Crescent, according to European Commission Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO) in Turkey.
Turkey exported $2.08 billion worth of plastic products in the first six months of the year, marking a 1.8 percent increase compared to the same period last year, according to the Turkish Plastics Industry Foundation (PAGEV) on Aug. 3.
NEW YORK – Agence France-Presse
In one recent 24-hour span, two women were pushed out of leadership roles at major US corporations, spotlighting how investor pressure can frustrate efforts to broaden diversity in the boardroom.
Turkey asked Qatar, which has been under a blockade by Arab countries since June, to join hands for sustainable food production, the Turkish economy minister said on Aug. 3.
Workers handling carry-on luggage checks at Barcelona’s airport were staging a second day on Aug. 6 of partial strikes, causing long lines for passengers at one of Europe’s most popular airports
Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek has welcomed a drop to single digits in Turkey’s inflation rate, predicting a sharper fall to below 7 percent next year
LONDON – Reuters
Britain is prepared to pay up to 40 billion euros ($47 billion) as part of a deal to leave the European Union, the Sunday Telegraph newspaper reported, citing three unnamed sources familiar with Britain’s negotiating strategy.
SAN FRANCISCO – Reuters
Amazon.com Inc is quickly ramping up the billions of dollars a year it spends on creating and licensing TV shows and films, signaling the retailer plans to be in show business for the long haul