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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Top bosses have called for the continuation of the negotiations for a Customs Union deal update with the European Union due to political tensions, as this deal has brought about many positive developments in many fields rather than only in the area of trade in the last two decades.
Global e-commerce companies will be liable for taxes on goods sold directly to Turkish customers under a draft law proposed by Turkey’s government, Finance Minister Naci Ağbal said on Sept. 15.
Russia’s Agriculture Ministry and Russia’s agriculture safety watchdog are considering partially resuming tomato imports from Turkey in October until April or May next year, the Kommersant daily reported on Sept. 11.
ANKARA - Reuters
Ankara’s relations with NATO ally Germany, hit by a deepening row, are expected to improve alongside a general upturn in ties with the EU early next year, boosting Turkish export and tourism prospects
NEW DELHI-Agence France-Presse
As India’s premier Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe prepare to break ground on the country’s first bullet train project on Sept. 14, experts say the collaboration could signal a massive leap for its overburdened and deadly railways.
CUPERTINO - Reuters
Apple Inc on Sept. 12 rolled out its much-anticipated iPhone X, a glass and stainless steel device with an edge-to-edge display that Chief Executive Tim Cook called "the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone."
Iran signed deals with Damascus on Sept. 12 to repair Syria’s power grid, state media said; a potentially lucrative move for Tehran that points to a deepening economic role after years of fighting in the Syrian conflict.
SHANGHAI - Reuters
A senior executive at China’s state-backed internet finance body said on Sept. 15 “stateless” digital tokens such as bitcoin posed risks as they could be used for illegal actions, and rules are needed to support the development of “legal” digital currencies.
NAIROBI - Reuters
When Turkish Airlines opened a direct daily route to a war-ravaged African failed state plagued by militants, industry insiders were skeptical.
Hamburger Containerboard, which is a part of Austrian company Prinzhorn Holding, will establish a paper mill in the western Turkish province of Kütahya in an investment worth 300 million euros, Turkey’s investment agency announced on Sept. 13.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s Treasury announced on Sept. 11 that the World Bank has lent a 350.9 million euro ($400 million) loan to the country as part of the Resilience, Inclusion and Growth Development Policy Financing (RIG-DPF) program.
NEW YORK - Anadolu Agency
A number of multinational financial firms and global investment banks on Sept. 11 revised up Turkey’s growth forecast for 2017, after strong second quarter growth figures.
Tepe Construction and Sera Yapı, two TAV Airports shareholders, have sold more than 13.7 million shares at 19.85 Turkish Liras per share in the company, corresponding to 3.76 percent of stake in the capital of the company, to foreign corporate buyers, TAV said in a press release on Sept. 12.