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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.
WASHINGTON - Reuters
The World Bank Group and the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank said on April 23 they agreed to deepen their cooperation with a framework for knowledge sharing, staff exchanges, analytical work, development financing and country-level coordination.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
The ratings agency Fitch on April 21 downgraded Italy’s long-term debt rating a notch to BBB, one level above the “speculative” grade, citing the country’s persistent debt and fiscal problems.
More than 100,000 people visited the Istanbul Auto Show in three days after its official opening on April 20.
Cansu Çamlıbel - WASHINGTON
Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek has sought to ease concerns over Turkey’s democratic rule in the post-referendum era, claiming that the country “is not turning into an authoritarian regime” in a meeting with senior representatives from leading Western companies in Washington, D.C
With fears rising that the Trump administration will follow through on its threats to raise trade barriers, world finance ministers are united on one message: protectionism threatens the global economy.
İZMİR - Doğan News Agency
Suspicion of irregularities in the April 16 referendum vote have damaged Turkey’s election security and reliability, said Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD) Chair Erol Bilecik, adding that measures need to be immediately taken to ensure judicial independence and neutrality.
Narrowing the gap between rich and poor is key to avoiding a destructive rise in populism, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on April 22 as he laid out a plan to boost private investment in Africa.
Russia will not lift restrictions on certain products as long as Turkish duties on Russian grain remain in effect, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said on the sidelines of the Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum on April 21, as reported by TASS.
NEW YORK - Reuters
American Airlines on April 22 apologized to a female passenger and suspended an employee after a video showing an onboard clash over a baby stroller went viral, in the latest embarrassment for a U.S. carrier over how it treated a customer.
ANKARA - Reuters
Turkey’s talks with Russia about the purchase of the S-400 air missile defense system have reached a “final stage,” although this does not mean a deal will be signed immediately, Defense Minister Fikri Işık said on April 21
U.S. President Donald Trump’s promised “big announcement” next week on overhauling the U.S. tax code, a top campaign pledge, will consist of “broad principles and priorities,” an administration official said on April 22.
Saudi Arabia’s armed forces have started using a full-disk encryption device developed by Turkish technology firm C Tech, company officials told state-run Anadolu Agency on April 21.