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Turkey’s Central Bank raised its inflation forecasts for this year and 2018 on April 28, saying it was ready to tighten policy further if needed, while adding that it was confident its recent steps would start to bear fruit in the months ahead, Reuters has reported.
Turkey should bring Booking.com back under any circumstances as the country needs to use all the latest instruments to raise its ranking among the most popular tourism destinations, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci has said.
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has invited Turkish businesspeople to invest in his country, praising the successful transformation in the Turkish economy.
Credit ratings for Russia and Turkey broadly reflect a deterioration in previously supportive credit fundamentals, including their growth potential and, to a lesser extent, fiscal metrics, Moody’s Investors Service said in a new peer comparison report on April 27.
Turkey hopes to sign a major defense export deal with Saudi Arabia, Defense Minister Fikri Işık said on April 26, describing the potential deal as one of the biggest for the country’s defense industry.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
President Donald Trump on April 26 told the leaders of NAFTA partners Canada and Mexico that the United States will not immediately move to exit the regional free trade agreement.
The Trump administration on April 26 unveiled plans to dramatically cut taxes for U.S. businesses and individuals, slashing the corporate rate to 15 percent, but the once-in-a-generation overhaul is headed for a tough fight in Congress.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s foreign trade deficit narrowed by 10.3 percent year-on-year in March, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) said on April 28.
The Central Bank has kept its main interest rate unchanged but continued to tighten monetary conditions by raising its late liquidity lending rate by 50 points.
ANTALYA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey and six African countries signed cooperation deals in agriculture, fisheries and livestock in the Mediterranean resort province of Antalya on April 28.
Customs and Trade Minister Bulent Tüfenkci has backed the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) first-ever multilateral trade agreement, saying it would help developing countries boost their exports.
Güneş Kömürcüler - ISTANBUL
Turkey is set to introduce a new system to increase the data quality in tracking suspicious transactions, in line with efforts to boost the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing, senior officials announced on April 26.
DUBLIN - Anadolu Agency
An updated Customs Union agreement between Turkey and the EU would benefit both sides, Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said on April 25.