Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey possesses a major opportunity to diversify its gas portfolio, the chief of the International Energy Agency (IEA) has said while commenting on the steps that Turkey could take regarding energy.
A 30,000-square-meter green area by the sea in Istanbul’s coastal Büyükçekmece district, known as Albatros Park, has been sold to two companies that bid through a joint venture in a tender on April 11.
Turkey and the U.S. will continue to build on their successful energy cooperation as the U.S. views Turkey as an important energy hub, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry said on April 27.
The Turkish Lira rallied to a four-month high on April 27 after a surprise policy tightening decision reassured investors about the Central Bank’s resolve on inflation, as reported by Reuters.
Turkey’s hotel occupancy rates rose in March after months of decline thanks to a surge in the number of business meetings and the sharp rise in the number of Iranian tourists visiting Turkey during the Nevruz holiday.
Confidence in Turkey’s economy has risen in April, hitting its highest level since December 2015, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK).
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.
The Turkish unemployment rate of 13 percent registered in the December-February period will be a peak and will fall to around 9.5 percent by the end of 2017 and below 8 percent in 2018, Labor Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu has claimed.
Turkey’s struggling tourism sector wants to give a boost to the number of Turks traveling within the country and thus increase the share of local tourists in total numbers.