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The government has introduced significant rises in a number of taxes, including a 40 percent rise in personal cars, in line with the new medium-term economic program unveiled on Sept. 27.
A number of international carriers have announced they would halt flights to the Iraqi Kurdish region this week at the request of Baghdad, including Lebanese and Egyptian national carriers.
Property sales to foreigners in Turkey continued to rise in August, as a total of 1,684 houses were sold to foreign nationals with an 11.4 percent year-on-year increase, official data showed on Sept. 25.
ANKARA - Reuters
Turkey’s border with northern Iraq remains open, although that does not mean it will remain so, the Turkish customs minister said on Sept. 27, adding the number of trucks passing through had decreased.
Turkey should be able to sell its olive oil to European Union markets in a customs-free manner, just like it can do for olives, rather than on inward-processing model, to give a boost to its exports, a leading sector player has said.
Serkan Demirtaş - ANKARA
Trade ties between Turkey and Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) should not be affected by the recent independence referendum, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci has told the Hürriyet Daily News
The capital Ankara again had the highest annual average equalized household disposable income in Turkey in 2016 at 26,486 Turkish Liras, followed by Istanbul and the Aegean province of İzmir, according to the results of an official survey published on Sept. 25.
The Transport Ministry issued a ban on Turkish-flagged commercial yachts and regular passenger ships sailing to Greece as of Sept. 25
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
The U.N. Global Compact platform has named leading Turkish mobile phone operator Turkcell’s CEO Kaan Terzioğlu as one of the 10 Sustainable Development Goal pioneers over the company’s Hello Hope mobile app for Syrian refugees, Turkcell announced on Sept. 22.
A major airline passengers group has lauded Turkish Airlines as a Five-Star Global Airline based on passenger experience and comfort, Turkey’s flag carrier announced on Sept. 26.
Confidence among German businesses eroded slightly in September, a regular survey published on Sept. 25 found, reflecting uncertainty ahead of a general election on Sept. 24 that has left Chancellor Angela Merkel facing tricky coalition talks.
Russia will start the delivery of S-400 air defense missile systems to Turkey in a “minimum of two years,” Defense Industries Undersecretary İsmail Demir stated on Sept. 25.
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced plans on Sept. 25 to pour 57 billion euros ($67.8 billion) into modernizing France’s sluggish economy, with a hefty chunk set aside for making it more environmentally-friendly.