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MerkelÂ’s visit brings German investors along to Turkey

Date: 30/03/2010 Merkel’s visit brings German investors along to Turkey Improving Turkish-German relations and trade ties are in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s agenda as she visits Turkey, accompanied by a large number of business people representing Germany’s major corporations. There are a wide range of investment opportunities in sectors such as...

Posted on 14 February 2011

President Gul invites Irish businessmen to invest in Turkey

Date: 24/03/2010 President Gul invites Irish businessmen to invest in Turkey Turkey’s President Abdullah Gul invited Irish businessmen to make more investments in Turkey. "We want to further improve our bilateral relations with Ireland", said President Gul at a joint news conference with Ireland’s President Mary McAleese in Ankara. He...

Posted on 14 February 2011

TurkeyÂ’s PM Erdogan vows full support for European investors

Date: 30/03/2010 Turkey’s PM Erdogan vows full support for European investors Investors from all over the world view Turkey with refreshed interest as the Turkish economy is back on its rapid growth track. Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with the members of the European Round Table of Industrialists...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Holidays in Turkey – Dalaman takes over from Majorca

Date: 24/03/2010 Holidays in Turkey – Dalaman takes over from Majorca According to the Co-operative Travel company the Turkish resort of Dalaman has become the number one holiday destination for UK travellers, taking over from Majorca, seeing an 82% increase in bookings during 2009. Last May Skyscanner announced the 10...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey – Shell says Turkey is among few countries to invest in

Date: 23/03/2010 Turkey - Shell says Turkey is among few countries to invest in Shell is planning to grow by 3.5 percent until 2012 by increasing its petroleum production from 3.15 million barrels per day in 2009 to 3.5 million barrels per day in 2012. In line with this plan,...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Tesco planning Turkish exports worth TRY 300 million

Date: 23/03/2010 Tesco planning Turkish exports worth TRY 300 million British company Tesco, the owner of a supermarket chain in Turkey under the name of “Kipa”, has announced its plans to export “Made in Turkey” goods worth TRY 300 million (GBP 120 million). The announcement came after Turkish Prime Minister...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey and Britain sign deal on boosting trade

Date: 22/03/2010 Turkey and Britain sign deal on boosting trade Turkish and British parties signed an agreement for boosting trade in London on Thursday. Turkey's State Minister for Foreign Trade Zafer Caglayan and British Minister for Trade, Investment and Small Business Lord Davies attended the meeting of the Britain-Turkey Joint...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkish Deputy PM expects higher growth rate in 2010

Date: 22/03/2010 Turkish Deputy PM expects higher growth rate in 2010 Turkish Deputy Premier Ali Babacan has put growth projection for Turkey in 2010 between %3.7 and %5.5, higher than an earlier expectation of %3.5. Appearing on a televised interview on Sunday, Babacan said Turkey had come out of recession...

Posted on 14 February 2011

GreeceÂ’s loss is TurkeyÂ’s gain

Date: 22/03/2010 Greece’s loss is Turkey’s gain Tourism to Turkey is set to benefit from negative publicity resulting from economic problems, strikes and rioting in rival Greece. Flight search site Skyscanner says flight searches to Turkey are 159% higher than flight searches to Greece for travel dates this summer. Greece’s...

Posted on 14 February 2011

TurkeyÂ’s Ziraat Bank ready to go public

Date: 19/03/2010 Turkey’s Ziraat Bank ready to go public The “go ahead” has been given for the initial public offering (IPO) for Turkey’s largest bank. The preliminary works for the IPO of Ziraat Bank, currently the market leader with assets worth TRY 125 billion, have begun according to the Undersecretary...

Posted on 14 February 2011