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Turkish Lira - Fresh bout of volatility for currency with elections looming

26th March 2019

Turkish lira spikes more than 2% in course of seven minutes   The lira surged more than 2 per cent in a matter of minutes early in the London morning on Tuesday, the latest abrupt move in a...

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House sales to foreigners soar, domestic sales decline in Turkey

19th March 2019

Residential property sales to foreigners in Turkey posted a considerable rise in February, official data revealed on March 18.   The number of houses sold to foreigners surged 92 percent...

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Nearly one million tourists visit Turkey for health tourism

19th March 2019

Turkey attracted nearly 1 million people for health tourism in 2018, said an industry official on March 19. “Thermal tourism contributes to Turkey's economy with healing waters, as well as...

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Turkish economy grows 2.6 pct in 2018

12th March 2019

The Turkish economy grew by 2.6 percent in 2018, the country's statistical authority announced on March 11. TurkStat noted that gross domestic product (GDP) at current prices totaled 3.7 trillion...

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Transfer from Atatürk to Istanbul Airport to begin on April 5

5th March 2019

Operations from Atatürk Airport to the newly built Istanbul Airport will start being transferred on April 5. It was previously announced that the new airport would become fully operational on...

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New Traffic Campaign in Turkey - Yaya Öncelikli Trafik Yılı

12th February 2019

  "Yaya Öncelikli Trafik Yılı" which translate to 'Pedestrian priority traffic year'.   2019 Turkey is pushing a new road safety campaign and it’s all about stopping for...

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Turkish chemist invents break through compound for de-icing roads

15th January 2019

Turkish chemist invents break through compound for de-icing roads A Turkish chemist has invented a break through new compound for de-icing roads.  The special chemical is 10 times more...

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Turkish Airlines continue to grow

14th January 2019

Turkish Airlines continue to grow Turkish Airlines saw a 10% increase in the total number of passangers carried last year. Approxmiately 75.2 million passengers were carried in 2018 Turkish...

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Turkey set to be 5th largest economy worldwide

11th January 2019

Turkey set to be 5th largest economy worldwide Turkey is predicted to be the world’s 5th largest economy in the world by 2030.  These huge changes come due to a young, educated and...

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No Recession in Turkey – World Bank reports

10th January 2019

No Recession in Turkey – World Bank reports Turkey is not expected to have any recession according to a top economist from the World Bank. "We have looked at what happened when there is a...

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Luxury Duty Free in Istanbul’s New Airport

10th January 2019

Luxury Duty Free in Istanbul’s New Airport The extensive new Istanbul airport is set to host some of the biggest brand names worldwide.  Its vast duty free areas will open with a ceremony...

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Turkey Improves Border Security

7th January 2019

Turkey has improved its border security with an additional application on some 40-kilometer (24-mile) part of "Turkish Wall" along its border with Syria. Kemal Ak, an information technologies...

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