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Turkey’s Rönesans Health Investment and Japan’s Sojitz have concluded a $1.5 billion (163 billion Japanese yens) financial deal with eight international investors for their joint city hospital in central Istanbul.
Almost two-thirds of companies in Turkey’s top 26 markets are happy with Turkish goods, with Britain, France and India voicing the biggest content, a fresh survey showed on July 19.
Hacer Boyacıoğlu - ANKARA
Turkey’s largest business organization, the Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB), is set to bring $1 billion worth venture capital funds together with Turkish companies based in Anatolia with high growth potentials in the next two years, its president has said.
Turkey and Thailand have commenced negotiations to sign a free trade deal, the economy ministers of both countries announced on July 19.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey has signed an agreement with fellow NATO members France and Italy to develop its national missile defense systems, the Turkish Defense Minister said on July 14.
TEHRAN - Agence France-Presse
For years, Iranians have had to put up with the likes of “Mash Donalds” and “Pizza Hat.” Now real Western food franchises have finally arrived, but doing business in Iran is not for the faint-hearted.
Britain’s Brexit minister vowed to “get down to work” as he kicked off a first full round of negotiations on July 17, but a year after Britons voted narrowly to quit the EU their government still seemed at odds over what it wants.
Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) will establish a research center in Istanbul, the aviation firm’s head said on July 18.
PARIS - Reuters
French carmaker Renault posted record vehicle sales for the first half as a sustained product offensive lifted global deliveries by 10.4 percent - with a well-timed China SUV launch and a renewed push into Iran both contributing.
Turkish Airlines has launched direct flights from Istanbul to the Thai island of Phuket, the carrier’s 300th destination, the airline said on July 18.
The Food and Agricultural Committee has made decisions on the incentive packages that will reduce the costs of licensed warehouse utilization by producers.
Netflix has reported that its number of subscribers climbed more than expected, topping 100 million worldwide and sending shares in the leading on-demand television service soaring.
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
A serious cyber-attack could cost the global economy as much as $53 billion, putting it on a par with Hurricane Sandy in 2012, according to a report on July 17 by Lloyd’s of London.