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Ankara’s action against Russian wheat, maize and sunflower oil suppliers is hindering restoration of ties between the two countries, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich told Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek by phone on March 22.
German cement maker HeidelbergCement will hold off from making investments in Turkey for the moment given political uncertainty in the country, its chief executive said on March 16.
BEIJING - Reuters
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman oversaw the signing of deals worth potentially $65 billion on the first day of a visit to Beijing on March 16, as the world’s largest oil exporter looks to cement ties with the world’s second-largest economy.
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
A training center of the Turkish Airlines has been recognized for excellence by a major industry association, the flagship air carrier announced on March 17.
FRANKFURT - Agence France-Presse
German airline group Lufthansa said on March 16 it had met its financial targets in 2016, but offered only modest forecasts for the current year, squeezed between falling prices and higher costs.
Güneş Kömürcüler – ISTANBUL
Britain’s exit from the European Union will not affect London’s leading role in global finance but is instead likely to create a great opportunity for the City of London to focus more on other areas, including emerging markets, Lord Mayor Andrew Parmley said March 16.
TAV Airports has won the operation rights of Yanbu Prince Abdul Mohsin bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Saudi Arabia for a period of 30 years, the company said in a statement on March 16.
Dutch investment in Turkey is not at risk from the recent diplomatic row between the two countries, as Ankara’s ire is focused on the Dutch government, not its people or businesses, Turkey’s minister for EU Affairs told Reuters.
Housing loans are growing higher than others and have great potentials for further growth, the head of a top banking association has said.
The asset volume of companies seized by the state has surpassed 40.5 billion Turkish Liras ($11.1 billion), Deputy Prime Minister Nurettin Canikli has said, adding that the state fund in charge of running these companies has become “one of the largest business holdings in the country.”
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Russia is gradually abandoning economic sanctions on several Turkish goods, but some agricultural products with a total market share of $425 million remain on the black list, according to data gathered by Anadolu Agency.
The Turkish-Egyptian Business Council has met in Cairo for the first time since the military coup in Egypt in 2013, calling for a revival of bilateral economic and trade ties.
TOKYO-BERLIN - Reuters
Germany will press G-20 members to sign off on a set of principles including free trade at this week’s meeting of the group’s financial leaders, in what the Trump administration may perceive as a challenge to its more protectionist stance.