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Anatolia Minerals begins drilling for gold in Turkey

Date: 22/09/2009 Anatolia Minerals begins drilling for gold in Turkey Anatolia Minerals Development Limited has announced the commencement of drilling operations at the Copler Gold Project in eastern central Turkey. Edward Dowling, President and CEO of Anatolia, stated, "We have great expectations that there is potential to add higher-grade tonnage...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey will be the production base of electric cars

Date: 22/09/2009 Turkey will be the production base of electric cars “Made in Turkey” vehicles took center stage at the automotive industry’s biggest annual exhibition, the 63rd International Frankfurt Motor Show, held in Frankfurt, Germany. Following Renault’s selection of its Bursa plant in Turkey for production of its new sedan,...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Britain’s biggest tour operator to open two new hotels in Turkey

Date: 14/09/2009 Britain's biggest tour operator to open two new hotels in Turkey TUI, Britain's biggest tour operator, is set to open two new hotels in Turkey, the company's country manager has announced. TUI Turkey Product and Contracts Department Manager Melih Yetis said the operator's new brand, Sensimar, will open...

Posted on 14 February 2011

“Turkey will emerge as a superpower”

Date: 11/09/2009 “Turkey will emerge as a superpower” James Canton, a well-known US futurologist, a former White House advisor and the founder of the Institute for Global Futures, has predicted that Turkey could eventually emerge as a superpower in its region by giving priority to technology and innovation. "As long...

Posted on 14 February 2011

TurkeyÂ’s privatizations to gain speed in 2010

Date: 11/09/2009 Turkey’s privatizations to gain speed in 2010 Turkey’s Privatization Administration signals that the country will see a rapid privatization process in the upcoming period. The administration is working on a new tender model for the National Lottery, while the privatization of bridges, highways and electricity distribution companies is...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey surpasses EU countries in growth rate

Date: 10/09/2009 Turkey surpasses EU countries in growth rate Headed by former Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari, the Independent Commission on Turkey has released a report on Turkey’s achievements in the EU accession process. The economics section of the report praised Turkey’s average GDP growth rate of 7 % as the...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey is the fastest growing country in Europe

Date: 10/09/2009 Turkey is the fastest growing country in Europe Attending the Turkish-Indian Cooperation TOBB (Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey) Economy and Technology University, ISPAT (Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey) Vice President Arda Aciksoz gave a speech to the participants on the Turkish economy and...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey hopes for 30 million tourists in 2010

Date: 02/09/2009 Turkey hopes for 30 million tourists in 2010 Ertugrul Gunay, the Turkish Minister of Culture and Tourism, set a target to host 30 million tourists in Turkey in 2010, despite the ongoing global economic crisis. Gunay said, "We are expecting around 26 million tourists this year and our...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Jet2.com Testify to the Popularity of Turkey’s Dalaman with new Flights from UK

Date: 01/09/2009 Jet2.com Testify to the Popularity of Turkey's Dalaman with new Flights from UK Jet2.com has announced the launch of a new base at East Midlands airport. Among the new routes are flights to Dalaman, one of the most popular tourism destinations in Turkey from £69.99. Jet2.com has also...

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New incentives for Turkey’s tourism

Date: 28/08/2009 New incentives for Turkey's tourism “BENEFITS: Turkey will raise the tourism sector’s promotional budget and reclassify tour operators that see at least $1 million in yields to be exporters, a status that will allow them to benefit from aid introduced for small- and medium-sized enterprises. The Turkish government...

Posted on 14 February 2011