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Turkey: Exports decline by 8.6 percent in 2015

By   /  05/01/2016  /  Business, TR Business, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Turkey: Exports decline by 8.6 percent in 2015

Ankara, January 5, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency Political instability around Turkey hurt the country’s exports, minister says Turkey’s exports reached $143,9 billion in 2015, an 8.6 percent decline from $157.6 billion in 2014, Turkish Economy Minister Mustafa Elitas told the press on Monday. Elitas, who is responsible for the country’s foreign trade, said in a […]

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Turkish Government raises basic salary by 30%

By   /  30/12/2015  /  Business, Headlines, Social, TR Business, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Turkish Government raises basic salary by 30%

Nicosia, December 30, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency Reductions in employers’ contributions By Manolis Kostidis Great joy has given to the workers of Turkey the government of Ahmet Davutoglu after the announcement that it increases the minimum wage by 30% in 2016. According to statements of the labour minister, Suleyman Soylu, an increase in the basic […]

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Russian sanctions on Turkey have limited efffect: EBRD

By   /  07/12/2015  /  Business, Finance, Politics, TR Business, TR Finance, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Russian sanctions on Turkey have limited efffect: EBRD

Ankara, December 7, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency The effect of sanctions imposed on Turkey by Russia will be limited, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said on Monday. The sanctions were imposed after  a fighter jet that violated Turkish airspace was shot down after warnings on Nov. 24. Moscow later announced it was a […]

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Ankara makes preparations to buy gas from Qatar

By   /  03/12/2015  /  Business, Energy, Headlines, Politics, TR Business, TR Energy, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Ankara makes preparations to buy gas from Qatar

Ankara, December 3, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency Fears of Moscow reducing the gas supply By Manolis Kostidis Turkey takes measures in the event the tension with Russia continues, after the downing of the russian fighter aircraft by turkish figter jets last week. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Qatar on Wednesday and the Turkish company Botaş […]

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Russia approves sanctions against Turkey over downed plane

By   /  01/12/2015  /  Business, Politics, TR Business, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Russia approves sanctions against Turkey over downed plane

Ankara, December 1, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Dec. 1 signed a government order approving a raft of sanctions to be imposed on Turkey over the downing of a Russianwarplane. The order, published on the government’s official website, included a list of the agricultural products that Russia will no longer […]

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Turkish exports decline in November: Flash estimate

By   /  01/12/2015  /  Business, Finance, TR Business, TR Finance, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Turkish exports decline in November: Flash estimate

Ankara, December 1, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency Turkish exports saw a 10.5 percent decline in November from the same month in the previous year, according to a preliminary report by the Turkish Exporters’ Assembly on Tuesday. Exports fell to $11.43 billion in November. But the volume of Turkish exports remained about the same for the […]

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Ankara tries to reduce the tension with Moscow

By   /  26/11/2015  /  Business, Energy, Headlines, Politics, TR Business, TR Finance, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Ankara tries to reduce the tension with Moscow

Ankara, November 26, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Manolis Kostidis Lavrov spoke of a premeditated provocation After the shooting down of the russian fighter jet SU-24, Ankara is trying to reduce tension and to restrain the anger of Russia, which speaks of a possible “premeditated provocation”. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated that the “Turkish air […]

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Turkey has vast potential for sustainable development

By   /  03/11/2015  /  Business, TR Business, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Turkey has vast potential for sustainable development

Ankara, November 3, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Bahattin Gonultas & Zeynep Beyza Kilic – Anadolu Agency Turkey, as a growing economy, has a better chance of supporting sustainable development compared with developed countries, because developing countries like Turkey have an incredible head start, Peter Bakker, president of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development […]

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Trade rupture between Moscow and Ankara in the shadow of Syria

By   /  09/10/2015  /  Business, Energy, Finance, Headlines, Politics, TR Business, TR Energy, TR Finance, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Trade rupture between Moscow and Ankara in the shadow of Syria

Ankara, October 9, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Manolis Kostidis ERDOGAN THREATENS TO STOP ACQUISITION OF GAS AND TERMINATION OF AKKUYU CONSTRUCTION MOSCOW REFUSES TO PROVIDE EXTRA AMOUNTS OF GAS TO TURKEY! MANOLIS KOSTIDIS A serious trade rupture has begun to break out between Turkey and Russia as a result of their differences over […]

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Davutoglu places his hopes in a cooperation with the CHP

By   /  16/07/2015  /  Business, Headlines, Politics, TR Business, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Davutoglu places his hopes in a cooperation with the CHP

Ankara, July 16, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency Both the nationalists and the Kurds refused cooperation with the AKP By Manolis Kostidis Despite the refusal of the nationalists and Kurds to participate in a possible coalition government with the AKP, Ahmet Davutoglu gave signs of hope for the formation of a large coalition with the […]

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