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SwedenÂ’s Foreign Minister warns Europeans against rejecting Turkey

Date: 30/11/2009Sweden’s Foreign Minister warns Europeans against rejecting Turkey Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, Turkey’s chief negotiator for EU accession Egemen Bagis, Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt, Spain’s Secretary of State for the EU Diego Lopez Garrido and Ambassador Marc Pierini, head of the Delegation of the European Commission to Turkey,...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Europe’s largest mall opened in Istanbul

Date: 27/11/2009Europe's largest mall opened in Istanbul Europe's largest shopping mall, has opened its doors. Developed by Multi Turkmall, Forum Istanbul is located in Bayrampasa, near the center of Istanbul's European side. The shopping center stands on 495,000 square meters of area, with 175,000 square meters of leased retail area,...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey to encourage use of electric cars

Date: 27/11/2009Turkey to encourage use of electric cars Turkey's Trade and Industry Minister Nihat Ergun stated that Turkey is seeking ways to encourage the use of electric cars in the country, adding that the necessary regulations are being planned and are slated to become effective by 2011. "Oyak Renault automobile...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey – Spot Blue Records Traffic Growth H2 2009, Backing Positive Air Travel Data

Date: 27/11/2009Turkey - Spot Blue Records Traffic Growth H2 2009, Backing Positive Air Travel Data Piling on the positive data of a world on the upswing of recovery, UK based Turkish property agent Spot Blue have announced a significant year on year growth in traffic to their website in the...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Spain to push for Turkey’s EU membership during its presidency

Date: 19/11/2009Spain to push for Turkey's EU membership during its presidency Spain will do its best to encourage Turkey's entry into the European Union during its EU presidency in the first half of 2010, said government sources on Monday. King Juan Carlos discussed Turkey's relations with the EU with Ahmet...

Posted on 14 February 2011

New Low Cost Flights to Boost Turkish Property Market

Date: 17/11/2009New Low Cost Flights to Boost Turkish Property Market The new UK to Turkey expansion by Pegasus airlines will be a significant boost to the Turkish property market in the coming years, both in the areas directly affected and throughout the whole country, according to Turkey property specialists Spot...

Posted on 14 February 2011

TUI Travel: Turkey is a star in the Mediterranean

Date: 11/11/2009TUI Travel: Turkey is a star in the Mediterranean TUI, one of Europe's leading tour operators, has ranked Turkey first among developing tourism destinations in the Mediterranean for this year’s summer season. "Turkey has been among TUI's most favored destinations for years now and the country is a star...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Banks boom in Turkey without government aid

Date: 13/11/2009Banks boom in Turkey without government aid In Turkey, bank profits have risen more than 40 percent this year, though at first glance that might not seem exceptional. After all, profits have surged at US banks too, spurring a stock market rally that has wiped clean most of the...

Posted on 14 February 2011

New EU report sees fastest growth for Turkey in Europe

Date: 11/11/2009New EU report sees fastest growth for Turkey in Europe According to a European Union economic report, Turkey will become the fastest growing country in Europe in 2010 with a 2.8 percent growth rate. The European Commission's economic forecast report for fall has estimated that, although Turkey’s economy will...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Software provider Sage chooses Turkey

Date: 11/11/2009Software provider Sage chooses Turkey Sage, the UK business management software provider has agreed to cooperate with Turkish business software company Verimax to provide customer relationship management (CRM) solutions in Turkey. The office of the joint venture in Istanbul will be Sage’s second in its Middle East division, in...

Posted on 14 February 2011