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US retail giant Amazon eyes Turkish market as it opens office in Istanbul

29th August 2017 Amazon may have already started to serve its Turkish customers via its German website, but it seems the company has more to offer for the country.
Para Magazine reported on Monday that the company run by Jeff Bezos set up an office in Istanbul, and that the staff has already started working and...
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Foreign tourist arrivals into Turkey soar nearly 50 pct in July

28th August 2017 The number of foreigners visiting Turkey rose more than 46 percent year-on-year in July, with a skyrocketing rise in the number of arrivals, the Tourism Ministry revealed on Aug. 25.The data showed that more than five million foreign visitors entered the country over the course of the month.  ...
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Statement about Fake permit agents in Turkey

22nd August 2017 Statement about Fake permit agents in TurkeyIt has come to our attention that some individuals are posing as representatives of YellAli for Work & Residence Permit services in order to deceive people into paying money for services that will not be received.

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Victory day and Kurban bayram 2017

22nd August 2017 Turkish national holidays for 2017 – Victory day and Kurban bayramMonday 28th August – Public holiday – Banks openTuesday 29th August – Public holiday – Banks openWednesday 30th August – Victory day – Banks /public sector ClosedThursday 31st August –...
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Smoking of drivers in private vehicles to be illegal in Turkey

22nd August 2017 Turkey will extend a smoking ban previously issued on public transportation vehicles to include private vehicles, but only for those “sitting in the driver seat,” in line with a revised draft law, daily Habertürk reported on Aug. 21.The law named “Health Ministry and...
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US dollar retreats to lowest level against Turkish lira in two months

21st August 2017 The U.S. dollar fell to the lowest level of the last two months against Turkish lira, coming in at 3.4955 Monday.
The parity rate began trading at a 3.52 level early in the day, and fell below the 3.50 level in the afternoon, near the end of trading hours.
The last time the rate fell...
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Property Insulation Regulations in Turkey - How will this effect you?

16th August 2017 The new Property Insulation Regulation is due to come effect into effect as of 2020, applying to all areas across Turkey. 

How will the New 'property insulation' laws affect you?

For property owners in Turkey who are planning to sell their property in the next few years you will need to upgrade...
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Turkey seeks to become lead country in tourism industry

15th August 2017 Turkey, a major tourism destination and one of the world's top ten in terms of revenue generated, seeks to be in Top 5.
The authorities say that the country realizes its potential and abilities in tourism industry and consequently intends to be one of the lead countries of this industry...
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Turkey's New 2017 building Regulations – Published in Official Gazette

9th August 2017 The new “Planned Areas Type Zoning Regulation”, which has been planned for many years, has been published in the Turkish Official Gazette. (T. C. Resmi Gazete) The new regulation is planned to come in to effect as of 1st October 2017.How will the New building laws affect you?If you are...
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Arabs buying more property in Turkey than ever before

8th August 2017
Why Turkey Is Seen as a Safe Haven

Sales to non-Turkish buyers represent only 1.5% of total sales, but they are growing by leaps and bounds in the luxury sector. According to Orhan Vatandaş, an analyst at Reidin, a real estate information company that focuses on emerging markets, foreigners...
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