Etiket Arşivi: Turkish

Turkish banking sector supports real economy, not deposits money

The chairman of the Banks Association of Turkey (TBB) and Ziraat Bank General Manager Hüseyin Aydın evaluated the country’s economy and its banking sector at the TBB Board Members meeting. Referring to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s call on banks to avoid keeping money in the bank and sitting on it, Aydın said criticism of this issue addressed the general practice. ...

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Turkish businessmen seek boost in trade relations with Bahrain

Turkish businessmen desire to boost trade between Turkey and Bahrain, chairman of the Turkey-Bahrain Business Council said. “We plan to visit Bahrain at the end of this month or early April. Our goal is to improve warm relations between the two countries, which will hopefully lead to an increase in mutual trade volume,” Muhammet Uğurcan Barman said at a Council ...

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Antalya dives into tourist season with new submarine attraction

Antalya Governor Münir Karaloğlu made a trial dive with the new touristic submarine “Nemo Primero” in Antalya. During its inaugural dive, the submarine went 20 meters under the sea near “Rat Island” off the shore of the Turkish Mediterranean city of Antalya. Governor Karaloğlu along with his wife Sevim and his daughters Elif Meva and Meral Su participated in the ...

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Turkey’s Sabancı Holding to invest $1.3 bln in 2017

Turkish conglomerate Sabancı Holding has plans to make 4.5 billion Turkish Liras worth ($1.25 billion) of investments in 2017, the group’s CEO said Feb. 24. The holding has plans to invest 4.5 billion liras in Turkey throughout 2017, up 0.4 billion liras ($110 million) or 10 percent from last year, Zafer Kurtul said at a Sabancı Group annual briefing meeting ...

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Turkish exports start 2017 with increase

Turkey’s exports started the year with a significant increase, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) said. Turkey’s exports in the first month of the year stood at $11.3 billion, an 18.1 percent increase year-on-year. Imports also rose to $15.6 billion, an almost 16 percent rise. TurkStat said the country’s foreign trade deficit increased by 10.3 percent in January year-on-year, amounting to ...

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Turkey determined to strengthen tourism in all aspects

Turkey is determined to strengthen its central position in all aspects of tourism,  Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım told a world tourism conference in Istanbul. Speaking at the World Tourism Forum, Yıldırım said that Turkey’s tourism sector continues to grow at a fast speed and will work to ensure that all cities throughout the country attract tourists. Yıldırım said that ...

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