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The e-commerce sector in Turkey has strong growth potential and the sector can soar in the upcoming years through a number of key measures, according to research newly prepared by the country’s top business organization along with the Boston Consulting Group and the GittiGidiyor company.
ISTANBUL - Doğan News Agency
Hepsiburada.com, the largest e-commerce platform in Turkey and the surrounding region, has established a research and development (R&D) center in Istanbul to boost innovative and indigenous solutions.
The Turkish Central Bank will maintain its current tight stance in monetary policy in order to balance risks on inflation, Central Bank Gov. Murat Çetinkaya said on April 24, after consumer price growth soared to an 8.5-year high in March.
Global and regional business and policy leaders will come together at the eighth annual Atlantic Council Istanbul Summit on April 27-28 with the aim of developing ideas and action on the issues of energy, the economy and security.
Turkey’s TAV Airports has announced that it has included the Qassim and Hail airports in Saudi Arabia to its portfolio, which also includes airports in Madinah and Yanbu.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Actera – the leading private equity investor in Turkey – and Esas Holding – a venture capital firm established by the Sabancı family –are acquiring a majority stake in Korozo, the leading Turkish producer of flexible packaging, the EBRD said in a statement on April 25.
A total of 128,923 properties were sold across Turkey in March, marking a 10 percent year-on-year increase due to cheaper loans and tax incentives.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
The first Turkey-Africa Agriculture Ministers Meeting and Agribusiness Forum will be held in the Mediterranean resort province of Antalya on April 27-28.
Dinçer Gökçe - ISTANBUL
Turkish carrier BoraJet Airlines has announced the temporary suspension of operations for a restructuring process to prepare itself for Istanbul’s new airport, the firm said in a statement April 24.
Turkey received $457 million in foreign direct investment in February, the Economy Ministry stated in a report on April 24
DUBAI/WELLINGTON - Reuters
New Zealand is considering restrictions on laptops and other large electronic devices on flights from some Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East, the country’s prime minister said on April 24.
LUXEMBOURG - Reuters
U.S. ride-hailing app Uber told Europe’s top court on April 24 that it was a digital service, not a transport service, and that a French law clearly targeted online taxi services, in its latest European legal battle with the taxi industry.
Finance Minister Naci Ağbal has said his ministry has launched a detailed examination into tax payments of global online portals, noting that tax avoiders were sent notifications demanding they pay their taxes.