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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

Tourism minister hopes Turkey to host 30 million tourists in 2010

Date: 18/03/2010 Tourism minister hopes Turkey to host 30 million tourists in 2010 Turkey's Culture and Tourism Minister Ertugrul Gunay said Turkey would carry out a promotion campaign worth 50 million USD, and aimed to host 30 million tourists in 2010 with a 10 percent rise over 2009. Over 27...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey – Most valuable piece of land in Bosphorus on sale at Cannes

Date: 17/03/2010 Turkey - Most valuable piece of land in Bosphorus on sale at Cannes Most valuable piece of land in Bosphorus on sale at Cannes Milliyet - Turkey is standing out in this year’s MIPIM trade show, the international real estate market in Cannes, France. The search for international...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey’s Prime Minister meets British Prime Minister

Date: 17/03/2010 Turkey's Prime Minister meets British Prime Minister Erdogan said that the global financial crisis had almost no impact on the financial system in Turkey. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the global financial crisis had almost no impact on the financial system in Turkey, adding, "Turkish...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkish banks still a safe bet, Credit Suisse says

Date: 15/03/2010 Turkish banks still ‘safe bet,’ Credit Suisse says Turkish banks remain a good investment in 2010, according to a new report by Credit Suisse. Although investing in Turkish banks is not as cheap as it was last year, the report remained positive that Turkish banks are a better...

Posted on 14 February 2011