Tag archive for ‘2012’
BICYCLE EUROPE
By admin On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
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Bicycle sales exceed car sales in most EU countries in 2012

Figures from industry bodies indicate that bicycles outsold cars in 26 of the European Union’s 28 states in 2012. It is thought the trend reflects a slump in car sales brought on by the continent’s economic More...

INTERNET_SHOPPING
By admin On Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
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Internet shopping to skyrocket in Turkey

The Turkish retail sector, which recorded $302 billion in 2011, is expected to reach $421 billion in 2015. Internet retail portals are becoming a new favorite among Turkish internet users and shoppers, according More...

TURKEY_FDI2
By admin On Saturday, September 15th, 2012
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Turkey attracts USD 8,9 billion of FDI in first 7 months of 2012

Turkey draws USD 8.9 billion of FDI in 7 months The foreign direct investment (FDI) to Turkey showed no signs of slowing down despite the raging debt crisis in Europe and the political upheaval in the Middle East. More...

MEHMET_SIMSEK10
By admin On Thursday, September 13th, 2012
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Finance Minister: Turkey will not achive budget targets in 2012

Budget targets will not be met this year, according to Finance Minister Şimşek. The Finance Ministry has prepared a draft law that would introduce new tax hikes, focused on automobiles, tobacco products, real More...

TURKEY_ECONOMY_POLITICS
By admin On Tuesday, September 11th, 2012
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Turkey: Economy grows slower than expected in 2nd quarter

Turkey’s economy grew slower than expected in the second quarter and a deeper slowdown is expected during the rest of the year as domestic demand weakens, raising pressure on the central bank to cut borrowing More...

TURKISH_EXPORTS
By admin On Monday, September 3rd, 2012
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Turkey: Export figures to Europe fall 13 pct in August

The automotive sector was not in the top 3 largest export industries in August. The Turkish Exporters’ Assembly’s (TİM) exports figures for August show a sharp decline in sales to Europe, which is in pace with More...

INTERACTIVE_MARKETING
By admin On Sunday, August 26th, 2012
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Interactive Marketing Summit 2012 to be held in Istanbul

Turkey in spite of all the political unrest and turmoil it has been going through for quite a while is not the same economically weak country it used to be years ago… This country is among the fastest developing More...

ASLI_GAMZE_OLYMPICS
By admin On Saturday, August 11th, 2012
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Turkey’s golden girls win 1500 m in London Olympic games

Turkey scores gold, silver in women’s 1500m in Olympic games London 2012 Asli Cakir Alptekin led a shock 1-2 for Turkey when she won the women’s Olympic 1500m on Friday in 4min 10.23sec, handing her More...

TOURISTS_ISTANBUL
By admin On Thursday, August 2nd, 2012
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Turkey’s tourism revenue increases by 3.8 percent in 1st quarter 2012

Turkey’s tourism revenue for the second quarter of 2012 saw an increase of 3.8 percent compared to the year prior reaching, a total 5,576,155,275 dollars. An overwhelming 82.1 percent of tourism revenue was acquired More...

CBT_ERDEM_BASCI
By admin On Sunday, July 29th, 2012
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Central Bank of Turkey forecasts 6.2 percent year-end inflation

Central Bank Gov Erdem Başçı says that consumer inflation may take a downward path after it rose in June. The bank forecasts 6.2 percent year-end inflation. AA photoThe Turkish Central Bank has revised down its More...

TURKEY_ECONOMY_POLITICS
By admin On Wednesday, July 25th, 2012
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Turkey’s 2012 FDI may go above $16 bln

The amount of foreign direct investment in Turkey may exceed $16 billion by the end of the year, the president of Turkey’s International Investors Association (YASED) has said. The Turkish economy has attracted More...

OECD_REPORT_TURKEY
By admin On Saturday, July 14th, 2012
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OECD 2012 report for Turkey

OECD releases 2012 Turkey reports The Organization for Economic and Cooperation and Development (OECD) praised the structural and macroeconomic policies of Turkey in its 2012 Turkey report. The report says that More...

ISTANBUL_BOURSE
By admin On Saturday, July 14th, 2012
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Istanbul Stock Exchange.. Best performer in the world so far

The Istanbul bourse is the best performer in the world so far this year.Turkey has continued to separate itself from debt-ridden Western economies with its high performing Istanbul Stock Exchange (İMKB), on the More...

CHAIRMAN_TURKSTAT
By admin On Monday, June 4th, 2012
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Inflation for May 2012 announced by Turkish Statistical Institute

Inflation figures for May 2012 were announced by Turkey’s Statistical Institute. Figures are excerpted down below: PRODUCER PRICE INDEX, MAY 2012 Monthly change in PPI was realised by 0,53%. A rise in general More...

CBT_ERDEM_BASCI
By admin On Monday, June 4th, 2012
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Inflation report for 2012-2 by CBT

Inflation Report 2012-II New data releases in the inter-reporting period indicate that the balancing process in the economy continues as envisaged. Accordingly, loan growth has slowed down significantly since the More...

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By admin On Monday, May 21st, 2012
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Turkish Airlines declares 29,3 million lira loss in 1st quarter 2012

Turkish Airlines posts 29.3 million lira loss Turkish Airlines posted 29.3 million Turkish Liras in net losses in the first quarter of 2012, the national carrier told the Istanbul Stock Exchange in a recent statement. The More...

TURKEY_PASSENGERS
By admin On Tuesday, May 1st, 2012
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Turkey’s tourism revenues drop by 9.7 percent in first quarter 2012

Turkey’s tourism revenues down by 9.7 pct in Q1 Turkey’s tourism revenues dropped by 9.7 percent in the first three months of 2012 compared to the same period of last year. Turkish Statistical Authority, More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 11th, 2012
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Trade shows, international fairs & events in Turkey in 2012

Turkey is hosting many significant and prominent trade shows in 2012 as the country has been a true spot of attraction for international business people recently, in terms of industry, trade and tourism in particular. Companies More...

By admin On Friday, April 6th, 2012
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Report: Economic Indicators of Turkey (March 2012)

OVERVIEW Recently, the measures taken to overcome the crisis in Euro Area, which is cited as the main threat to  global economic outlook, and the major central banks’ leaning towards monetary easing to support More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012
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Turkey’s March export figures break new record: USD 12.6 billion

The 12.6 billion dollar figure announced for March exports came as no surprise to Economy Minister Çağlayan. NOT AN APRIL FOOL’S JOKE “This figure is not an April Fool’s Day joke. Our 2012 target is More...

By admin On Friday, March 23rd, 2012
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Istanbul to host “Alliance of Civilizations” meeting on May 31st 2012

Deputy Prime Minister Besir Atalay stated yesterday that Istanbul would host the Alliance of Civilizations meeting on May 31, 2012. Speaking at the inauguration of a high level meeting at the UN Center in New York, More...

By admin On Sunday, March 18th, 2012
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Marble 2012 Natural Stone Fair to be held in Izmir between 21-24 March

MARBLE 2012, 18th International Natural Stone and Technology is going to be held in Izmir, on 21-24 March 2012. MARBLE was held in 1995 for the first time as the unique International Stone Exhibition of Turkey  More...

By admin On Sunday, March 18th, 2012
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World Economic Forum (WEF) to return to Istanbul after four years

The World Economic Forum (WEF) is preparing to return to Istanbul after four years June 4-6, with a historic summit backed by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, which will bring together Europe and the East. The More...