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Turkey's Re-Pie targets investment in renewables, health for growth

Apr 06 2021

ISTANBUL Turkish asset management company Re-Pie aims to expand its portfolio to 4 billion lira ($490 million) with investments in renewable energy, agriculture and health, its chairman said.

Turkish exporters re-route goods to dodge unofficial Saudi trade blockade, traders say

Apr 01 2021

DUBAI/ISTANBUL (Reuters) -Some Turkish exporters are re-routing food, clothing and other goods to circumvent a months-long unofficial blockade by Saudi Arabia that has reduced trade between the regional rivals to record lows, according to exporters and traders.

'Black market' emerges to dodge unofficial Turkish-Saudi trade blockade - sources

Apr 01 2021

* Exporters rerouting production to ditch 'Made in Turkey' tags

'We will not be able to pay our bills': Turks set to lose a COVID-19 income support

Mar 30 2021

ISTANBUL When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Turkey last year, the government stepped in to support workers who lost their jobs.

Turks eye interest-free property funding amid soaring borrowing costs

Mar 05 2021

ISTANBUL Turkey's parliament approved regulation this week governing the interest-free funding market for housing, clearing the way for a possible boom in a system that has already drawn around 300,000 customers keen to avoid sky-high interest rates.

Turkey's builders back on defensive after a standout 2020

Jan 20 2021

ISTANBUL, Jan 20 Turkey's construction sector, the biggest loser in a 2018 currency crisis, emerged from its long spell in the wilderness to be a surprise winner in 2020 as coronavirus fallout battered the rest of the economy.

Turkey's economy seen regaining some pace in 2021 after slump

Jan 08 2021

ANKARA Turkey's economy is expected to emerge this year from a prolonged slump and grow as much as 4% annually, propelled by resurgent consumer demand as the coronavirus pandemic ebbs, according to government officials, top businesses and analysts.

EU imposes duties on some Turkish iron, steel imports

Jan 07 2021

ISTANBUL The European Union will impose tariffs from Friday on hot-rolled iron and steel products from Turkey based on an ongoing investigation into dumping.

Turkey eyes 25 million foreign visitors in 2021, tourism officials say

Jan 05 2021

ANKARA Turkey's tourism sector hopes to bring in 25 million foreign visitors in 2021 as coronavirus vaccines boost hopes of a better year, after a decline in tourist numbers caused by the pandemic.

Saudi Arabia has suspended Turkish meat imports - Turkish union

Nov 27 2020

ISTANBUL Saudi Arabia formally suspended imports of meat, eggs and other products from Turkey earlier this month, the Turkish exporters' union said, after a months-long informal boycott of Turkish goods over political tensions between the two regional rivals.

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