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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.
The Sabiha Gökçen Airport, located on the Asian side of Istanbul, hosted a total of 20.4 million passengers in the first eight months of this year, the airport’s operation company has said in a statement.
MOSCOW/BEIJING - Reuters
Chinese conglomerate CEFC will buy a 14.16 percent stake in Russian oil major Rosneft for $9.1 billion from a consortium of Glencore and the Qatar Investment Authority, strengthening the energy partnership between Moscow and Beijing.
NEW DELHI/TOKYO - Reuters
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will lay the foundation stone for India’s first bullet train in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state this week, in a tightening of ties just days after New Delhi ended a dangerous military confrontation with China.
SHANGHAI - Agence France-Presse
China is gearing up to ban petrol and diesel cars, a move that would boost electric vehicles and shake up the world’s biggest car market in a country that is plagued by pollution.
ESKİŞEHİR/ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said on Sept. 10 that $300 billion worth of investments will be made in the country in the next 10 years.
Japan said on Sept. 11 it would sell off another chunk of the country’s massive postal service in a share sale that could raise up to $12 billion.
OSLO - Reuters
The value of Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, hit $1 trillion for the first time on Sept. 12 as booming global stock markets and a rising euro lifted its assets.
Google on Sept. 11 launched a legal challenge to a record 2.4-billion euro fine imposed by European anti-trust authorities for favoring its own shopping service, lodging an appeal at the EU court in Luxembourg.
Turkish and Kazakh companies signed on Sept. 9 investment agreements worth $590 million, according to Kazakhstan’s Prime Ministry.
WASHINGTON - Reuters
U.S. President Donald Trump signed a bill late o Sept. 8 extending the government debt limit for three months and providing about $15 billion in hurricane-related aid
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s machinery exports rose by 6.8 percent to $9.4 billion in the first eight months of the current year compared with the same period last year.
MONTREAL - Reuters
The United Nations’ aviation agency is backing the creation of a single global drone registry, as part of broader efforts to come up with common rules for flying and tracking unmanned aircraft.