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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.
WASHINGTON - Reuters
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued a revised directive to airlines around the world in response to requests that it clarify aviation security measures scheduled to begin taking effect next week, the agency said on July 14.
BENGHAZI - Reuters
Benghazi’s international airport officially reopened for commercial flights amid a heavy security presence on July 15 after a three-year closure due to fighting in the city.
BEIJING/SHANGHAI - Reuters
China’s central bank will take on a bigger role in macro-prudential management and in averting systemic risk in the financial system, President Xi Jinping said at a once-in-five-years government work conference that ended on July 15.
Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci has said an e-commerce and logistics zone will be established next to Istanbul’s third airport, which is currently under construction, while signaling new automotive investments and exports in the country.
The eurozone needs a joint budget to increase investment and Germany should be prepared to do more in Europe, possibly by increasing its financial contribution to the bloc, SPD leader Martin Schulz said in a strategy paper presented on July 16.
CAIRO - Agence France-Presse
The International Monetary Fund has approved a second tranche of a $12 billion loan to Egypt, praising the country’s tough economic reforms that have fuelled inflation.
Greece is expected to return to the bond markets in 2018, but having secured its third bailout program Athens may test the waters by issuing a new bond as early as July 17.
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Uber on July 13 announced that it was merging in Russia and five other ex-Soviet states with the taxi hailing app of the country’s leading internet giant, Yandex.
Finance minister Philip Hammond said on July 16 that Britain will take responsibility for the money it owes the EU after leaving the bloc, as he acknowledged the cabinet was split over Brexit.
Turkey has so far built nine hybrid ferries for Norway, which is one of the world’s leading maritime nations, the deputy board chairman of Yalova-Altınova Shipbuilders Inc. said on July 12
American manufacturers, energy companies and retailers reliant on cheap steel are quietly lobbying against President Donald Trump’s desire to impose tariffs on steel imports ahead of possible decision by the U.S. Commerce Department next week.
Turkey has sent 197 cargo planes, 16 trucks and one ship to Qatar since the crisis broke out last month between it and other Gulf states, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci stated on July 12.