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The Money Keeps Pouring In

Date: 26/02/2008 The Money Keeps Pouring In 2007 FDI in Turkey hits record-high net $21.9 billion. Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Turkey rose 9.8 percent to hit $21.9 billion in 2007 the Undersecretariat of the Treasury announced in its monthly "Foreign Direct Investment Data" bulletin published yesterday. Of this, amount,...

Posted on 14 February 2011

BAT’s strike it lucky in Turkey

Date: 26/02/2008 BAT's strike it lucky in Turkey BAT bids $1.72 billion for TEKEL British American Tobacco Plc, the makers of Dunhill, Kent and Lucky Strike, has bid $1.72 billion to win an auction for Turkish cigarette maker Tekel. If the sale is approved, BAT will have a 36 percent...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Natwest International Personal Banking believe Turkey will see big increasing property demand

Date: 18/02/2008 Natwest International Personal Banking believe Turkey will see big increasing property demand Research among mortgage brokers by NatWest International Personal Banking (IPB) reveals that Bulgaria, Turkey and France are the countries they believe will see the biggest demand for properties over the next three years due to cheaper...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Delicious Turkey” says Amanda Platell, Daily Mail travel writer

Date: 18/02/2008 Delicious Turkey” says Amanda Platell, Daily Mail travel writer “How often can any of us say, at the end of a break, that it was the holiday of a lifetime? How often was it a thing of beauty and endless memories, even without the happy snaps; an experience...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Big Deal – London Company buys 51% of Migro in Turkey

Date: 15/02/2008 Big Deal - London Company buys 51% of Migro in Turkey BC Partners' takeover is the biggest by any buyout firm in the country – 961 stores BC Partners Ltd. has agreed to buy Migros Türk, Turkey's largest supermarket chain, for about $3.2 billion in the country's biggest-ever...

Posted on 14 February 2011

The numbers just keep going UP! – 43.9% increase

Date: 15/02/2008 The numbers just keep going UP! - 43.9% increase The Turkish Statistical Institute has reported that over 27 million visitors went to Turkey in 2007 of which 5.6 million were during the months of October, November and December. According to the report, tourism expenditure was up a massive...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkish Mortgages – You now have a choice!

Date: 13/02/2008 Turkish Mortgages - You now have a choice! This time last year there was only one bank in the market place for foreigners to attain mortgages in Turkey. Now things have changed, there are in the reion of half a dozen offering mortgage products says Mark G from...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey will escape current property slow down

Date: 02/02/2008 Turkey will escape current property slow down Global investment in commercial property is forecast to fall 17 per cent this year as the continuing financing crisis in the sector drags the market from record levels last year. The tail end of a spectacular bull run for commercial property...

Posted on 14 February 2011

TurkeyÂ’s economy grows by between 4 and 5 percent

Date: 30/01/2008 Turkey’s economy grows by between 4 and 5 percent DAVOS, Switzerland. 26 January 2008 Turkey's economy probably grew by between four and five percent in 2007, Foreign Minister Ali Babacan said on Saturday. "It will probably be somewhere between 4 to 5 percent," he told reporters at the...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey at Number 3 in A Place in the Sun’s Survey

Date: 18/01/2008 Turkey at Number 3 in A Place in the Sun's Survey A PLACE IN THE SUN REVEALS THE UK’S TOP 20 DESTINATIONS FOR BUYING ABROAD: FROM THE SUBLIME TO THE SURPRISING… According to a survey published today, in the form of A Place in the Sun magazine’s annual...

Posted on 14 February 2011