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Turkey to be the worldÂ’s 13th largest economy in 2026

Date: 18/02/2010Turkey to be the world’s 13th largest economy in 2026 Turkey will be the world’s 13th largest economy in 2026, according to data from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Turkey, which was ranked 17th in the globe for its gross domestic product back in 1985, will step up and...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Hugo Boss to move production to Turkey

Date: 18/02/2010Hugo Boss to move production to Turkey Germany’s globally renowned clothing brand Hugo Boss has decided to end its textile production in Cleveland, Ohio and move its factory to Turkey. The upscale fashion brand has been manufacturing suits in Cleveland for over 30 years. Turkey’s textile manufacturing capability is...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey will be the fastest-growing economy in the post-crisis era says Babacan

Date: 12/02/2010Turkey will be the fastest-growing economy in the post-crisis era says Babacan During the last quarter of 2009, the Turkish economy showed initial signs of recovery from the global economic crisis, while the worst of the crisis seems over, said Ali Babacan, Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister for Economy. "Positive...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey to shape wind energy market in Europe

Date: 12/02/2010Turkey to shape wind energy market in Europe “Turkey could be among the top three producers of wind energy”, according to Christian Kjaer, CEO of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). Commenting on the country’s potential regarding energy production from wind, Kjaer said Turkey has recently raised in rank...

Posted on 14 February 2011

DHL: Turkey is the base for expansion in Europe

Date: 05/02/2010DHL: Turkey is the base for expansion in Europe Global logistics giant DHL has announced that the volume of commercial freight services between Turkey and South Asia Pacific have surged 300 percent. According to the data by DHL Global Forwarding, the air freights from Thailand to Turkey have increased...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkish Airlines Passenger Growth in 2009 to Boost Turkish Air-Travel in 2010

Date: 05/02/2010Turkish Airlines Passenger Growth in 2009 to Boost Turkish Air-Travel in 2010 The Association of European Airlines has just revealed that passenger numbers on Turkish Airlines flights grew 12.3% according to the blog of UK based Turkish realtor Spot Blue. According to a high up in the AEA Turkey...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Istanbul sees meteoric rise as international convention destination

Date: 02/02/2010Istanbul sees meteoric rise as international convention destination Istanbul’s status as a global meetings and events destination has seen a stellar rise in the past decade, with convention visitor numbers increasing more than eightfold and new infrastructure projects boosting the city’s conference capacity to more than 30,000 delegates. According...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Halifax: International property bargains can be found in Turkey

Date: 05/02/2010Halifax: International property bargains ‘can be found in Turkey’ There are international property bargains to be had in Turkey, according to the National Association of Estate Agents. Property sales in the nation have taken something of a hit recently due to the recession, meaning that many sellers have lowered...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey, top tourism country in the Mediterranean

Date: 29/01/2010Turkey, top tourism country in the Mediterranean Turkey will be the winner in tourism in the Mediterranean this year, according to Wybcke Meier, board member of the German Travel Association (DRV) and managing director of tour company Oger Tur. Despite the increased preference for domestic destinations, tourism numbers are...

Posted on 14 February 2011

“Turkey is part of the European family…” says Spanish Foreign Minister

Date: 29/01/2010 “Turkey is part of the European family…” says Spanish Foreign Minister “Spain, the current European Union president, believes that Turkey belongs to the 27-country bloc”, said Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos, whose country holds the EU presidency through this June, in a Sunday interview with Germany's Welt...

Posted on 14 February 2011