DEVELOPMENTS IN THE TURKISH ECONOMY

   
13/09/2019 Turkey’s Industrial Production index rises by 4.3% in July 2019
13/09/2019 Turkey shows a current account surplus of USD 1,158 million in July 2019
12/09/2019 Turkish Central Bank reduces interest rate by 325 basis points to 16.50%
10/09/2019 ISPAT has published its September 2019 newsletter
06/09/2019 Turkish Treasury reported a cash surplus of USD 980 million in August 2019
05/09/2019 Fitch sees weakening of asset quality in Turkish insurance sector
04/09/2019 Turkey’s trade deficit is USD 2.5 billion in August 2019 per preliminary calculations
03/09/2019 Automotive sales in Turkey fall 23.6% in August 2019
03/09/2019 Turkey’s annual inflation rate falls to 15.01% in August 2019
02/09/2019 Turkey’s non-performing loans are 4.59% of total loans as of July 2019
02/09/2019 Turkey’s economy contracted by 1.5% in the second quarter of 2019
31/08/2019 Natural gas price increased by 14.90% as of September 1st, 2019
29/08/2019 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit fell 46.9% to USD 3.2 billion in July 2019
29/08/2019 Turkey’s automotive imports fall 70% in July 2019
29/08/2019 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey on track to reach 45 million in 2019
29/08/2019 Turkey has been stunned with a flurry of price increases in August 2019
28/08/2019 Turkey’s economic confidence index increases 7.9% in August 2019
28/08/2019 Turkish Central Bank’s reserves increase by 3.2% to USD 99.4 billion as of the end of July 2019
23/08/2019 Fitch Ratings sees no short-term risk associated with new Turkish reserve requirements
23/08/2019 Number of companies established in Turkey in July 2019 increased by 5.9%
22/08/2019 Turkey’s consumer confidence index increases 3.2% to 58.3 points in August 2019
21/08/2019 Property sales in Turkey fall 17.5% in July 2019
21/08/2019 Turkey’s private sector foreign debt is USD 216.5 billion as of June 2019
19/08/2019 Turkish Central Bank uses reserve requirements to encourage loan lending
16/08/2019 Turkey’s Industrial Production index falls by 3.7% in June 2019
15/08/2019 Turkish government increases tax on cigarettes
15/08/2019 Turkey’s unemployment rate decreases to 12.8% in May 2019
15/08/2019 Turkey records a budget surplus of USD 1.8 billion in July 2019
09/08/2019 Turkey shows a surplus of USD 538 million in its 12 month rolling current account balance in June 2019
07/08/2019 Turkish Treasury reported a small cash surplus of USD 738 million in July 2019
05/08/2019 Turkish Central Bank has raised its F/X reserve requirements
05/08/2019 Turkey’s annual inflation rate increases to 16.65% in July 2019
05/08/2019 ISPAT has published its August 2019 newsletter
05/08/2019 Turkey’s trade deficit is USD 3.2 billion in July 2019 per preliminary calculations
03/08/2019 S&P affirms Turkey’s foreign and local currency credit ratings with stable outlook
02/08/2019 Automotive sales in Turkey fall 66% in July 2019
31/07/2019 Turkish Central Bank cuts its 2019 yearend inflation forecast to 13.9%
31/07/2019 Turkey’s non-performing loans are 4.38% of total loans as of June 2019
31/07/2019 Turkey’s tourism revenue increases 13.2% to USD 8 billion in 2nd quarter of 2019
31/07/2019 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit fell 63.6% to USD 14.8 billion in first half of 2019
31/07/2019 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in first half of 2019 increases by 13.2% to 18.1 million
30/07/2019 Turkey’s economic confidence index decreases 3.2% in July 2019
26/07/2019 Turkish Central Bank’s reserves increase by 0.7% to USD 96.3 billion as of the end of June 2019
25/07/2019 Turkish Central Bank reduces interest rate by 425 basis points to 19.75%
24/07/2019 European Investment Bank freezes lending to Turkey
23/07/2019 Turkey’s consumer confidence index falls 1.9% to 56.5 points in July 2019
22/07/2019 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 211.8 billion in June 2019
19/07/2019 Number of companies established in Turkey in first half of 2019 fell by 13.6%
19/07/2019 Turkey’s Parliament ratifies 11th Development Plan
19/07/2019 Turkish parliament passes law to transfer Central bank’s reserves to budget
19/07/2019 Fitch downgrades credit ratings of 14 Turkish banks
19/07/2019 Fitch downgrades several Turkish corporations
17/07/2019 Turkey’s private sector foreign debt is USD 216.5 billion as of May 2019
17/07/2019 Property sales in Turkey fall 48.6% in June 2019
16/07/2019 Turkey records a budget deficit of USD 14.1 billion for the first half of 2019
16/07/2019 Turkey’s unemployment rate falls further to 13% in April 2019
16/07/2019 Fitch reports on Turkish banks’ liquidity risks
15/07/2019 Turkey’s automotive production falls 12.8% in the first half of 2019
15/07/2019 S&P says that S-400 sanctions unlikely to affect Turkey’s credit rating
12/07/2019 Turkey’s Industrial Production index increases by 1.3% in May 2019
12/07/2019 Fitch downgrades Turkey to BB- with negative outlook
11/07/2019 Turkey records a USD 151 million current account surplus in May 2019
08/07/2019 ISPAT has published its July 2019 newsletter
05/07/2019 Turkish Treasury reports a cash deficit of USD 14 billion in first half of 2019
03/07/2019 Turkey’s annual inflation rate falls to 15.72% in June 2019
02/07/2019 Automotive sales in Turkey fall 44.8% in first half of 2019
02/07/2019 Turkey’s exports fall 14.2% to USD 11.1 billion in June 2019 per preliminary calculations
01/07/2019 Moody’s reports increased vulnerability of Turkish banks
29/06/2019 Turkish Central Bank reduces interest rates on credit cards
28/06/2019 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit fell 76.5% to USD 1.8 billion in May 2019
28/06/2019 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in May 2019 increases by 9.4%
28/06/2019 Turkish Central Bank’s reserves increase by 3% to USD 95.6 billion as of the end of May 2019
28/06/2019 Turkey’s non-performing loans are 4.19% of total loans as of May 2019
27/06/2019 Turkey’s economic confidence index back up 7.6% in June 2019
21/06/2019 Number of companies closing in Turkey in May 2019 increases by 49.1%
20/06/2019 Turkey’s consumer confidence index recovers 4.2% to 57.6 points in June 2019
20/06/2019 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 208.4 billion in May 2019
20/06/2019 Fitch Ratings has affirmed ratings of seven Turkish banks
19/06/2019 Turkey’s private sector foreign debt is USD 218.7 billion as of April 2019
18/06/2019 Moody's downgrades 18 Turkish banks
18/06/2019 Turkey’s Industrial Production index decreases by 1% in April 2019
17/06/2019 Turkey’s unemployment rate falls to 14.1% in March 2019
17/06/2019 Property sales in Turkey fall 31.3% in May 2019
17/06/2019 Turkey records a budget deficit of USD 2.1 billion in May 2019
17/06/2019 Turkish Central Bank extends liquidity facility to primary dealers
17/06/2019 Turkish exporters to be exempt from tax on foreign currency purchases
15/06/2019 Moody's downgrades Turkey's ratings to B1 with negative outlook
15/06/2019 Turkey’s automotive production falls 12.1% in the first five months of 2019
14/06/2019 Turkey’s current account deficit falls 76.2% to USD 1,334 million in April 2019
13/06/2019 BDDK announces changes to credit card payment instalments
12/06/2019 Turkish Treasury reports a cash deficit of USD 2.5 billion in May 2019
12/06/2019 Turkish Central Bank’s policy rate remains at 24%
11/06/2019 Automotive sales in Turkey fall 54.6% in May 2019
05/06/2019 World Bank forecasts Turkey’s economy to contract by 1% in 2019
04/06/2019 Turkey’s exports hit a new record high of USD 16 billion in May 2019 per preliminary calculations
03/06/2019 Turkey’s annual inflation rate moves down to 18.71% in May 2019
01/06/2019 ISPAT has published its June 2019 newsletter
31/05/2019 Turkey’s economy contracted by 2.6% in the first quarter of 2019
31/05/2019 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit was USD 3 billion in April 2019
31/05/2019 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in April 2019 leaps up by 24%
31/05/2019 Total foreign direct investment to Turkey in first four months of 2019 is USD 2.8 billion
31/05/2019 Turkey’s non-performing loans are 4.06% of total loans as of April 2019
31/05/2019 KPMG has published its Investment in Turkey – Tax Services Report 2019
30/05/2019 True Value Capital Partners has purchased Sabancı’s Temsa for TL 182.7 million
30/05/2019 United Initiators is to purchase Hidrojen Peroksit A.Ş.
28/05/2019 ISO 500 total production sales increased by 34.5% in 2018 in TL value
28/05/2019 Turkey’s economic confidence index falls by 8.5% in May 2019
28/05/2019 Turkish Central Bank’s reserves fall a further 4.3% to USD 92.8 billion as of the end of April 2019
27/05/2019 Turkish Central Bank increases reserve requirement on F/X deposits
27/05/2019 Moody’s sees Turkey’s new F/X regulation as reducing depositor confidence
22/05/2019 Turkey reduces tariffs on 22 products from the USA
21/05/2019 OECD warns of substantial risks threatening Turkey’s economic recovery
21/05/2019 Turkey’s consumer confidence index plummets 12.9% to 55.3 points in May 2019
20/05/2019 Turkey imposes 1 day settlement delay on FX purchases for individuals of USD 100,000 and above
20/05/2019 Turkey imposes 1 day settlement delay on FX purchases for individuals of USD 100,000 and above
20/05/2019 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 203.1 billion in April 2019
16/05/2019 Foreign interest in property in Turkey continues in April 2019
16/05/2019 Moody’s warns of rating downgrade if Turkey does not implement an effective monetary policy
16/05/2019 Turkey’s private sector foreign debt is USD 222.6 billion as of March 2019
15/05/2019 Turkey records a budget deficit of USD 3.1 billion in April 2019
15/05/2019 Turkey’s unemployment rate remains at 14.7% in February 2019
15/05/2019 Turkish government under international criticism for handling of economy
15/05/2019 Turkey re-imposes 0.1% tax on some foreign-currency sales
14/05/2019 Turkey’s Industrial Production index increases by 2.1% in March 2019
13/05/2019 Turkey’s current account deficit falls 87.6% to USD 589 million in March 2019
13/05/2019 Moody’s sees continues low consumer demand until early 2020
11/05/2019 Turkey’s automotive imports fall 62.2% in April 2019
10/05/2019 Fitch takes note of Turkey’s Treasury’s continued support to state banks
09/05/2019 Turkish Central Bank lowers TL reserve requirement from 40% to 30%
09/05/2019 Turkish Central Bank suspends one-week repo auctions
08/05/2019 EBRD more optimistic about Turkey’s economic recovery
08/05/2019 Turkish Treasury reports a cash deficit of USD 2.4 billion in April 2019
07/05/2019 ISPAT has published its May 2019 newsletter
07/05/2019 European Commission forecasts a 2.3% contraction in Turkey’s economy in 2019
04/05/2019 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit is USD 3 billion in April 2019 per preliminary calculations
03/05/2019 Turkey’s annual inflation rate steadies at 19.50% in April 2019
03/05/2019 Fitch affirms Turkey’s credit rating at BB with a negative outlook
03/05/2019 Automotive sales in Turkey fall 56.5% in April 2019
02/05/2019 Turkish government increases tax on mobile telephones and tobacco
02/05/2019 S&P Global sees a difficult time ahead for Turkish banks
30/04/2019 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit was USD 2,1 billion in March 2019
30/04/2019 Turkey’s non-performing loans are 4.05% of total loans as of March 2019
30/04/2019 Turkish Central Bank keeps inflation targets unchanged
30/04/2019 Turkey’s tourism revenue increases 4.6% to USD 4.6 billion in 1st quarter of 2019
29/04/2019 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in 1st quarter of 2019 increased by 6.1% to 5.4 million
29/04/2019 Turkey’s economic confidence index increases by 3.4% in April 2019
26/04/2019 Turkish Central Bank’s reserves fall 3.8% to USD 96.3 billion at the end of March 2019
25/04/2019 Turkish Central Bank decides to leave interest rate unchanged
22/04/2019 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 206.5 billion in March 2019
22/04/2019 Turkey’s consumer confidence index surprisingly surges up 6.9% to 63.5 points in April 2019
17/04/2019 Property sales to foreigners in Turkey remain strong in March 2019
16/04/2019 Turkey’s Industrial Production index increases by 1.3% in February 2019
16/04/2019 Turkey’s private sector foreign debt is USD 222.6 billion as of February 2019
15/04/2019 Turkey’s unemployment rate advances to 14.7% in January 2019
15/04/2019 Turkey records a budget deficit of USD 6.6 billion in first quarter of 2019
13/04/2019 Turkey’s automotive production fell 15% in the 1st quarter of 2019
12/04/2019 Moody’s criticizes Turkey’s reform package for being too vague
11/04/2019 Turkey’s current account deficit falls 84% to USD 718 million in February 2019
11/04/2019 Turkish government announces new economic reform agenda
09/04/2019 IMF forecasts that Turkey will now contract by 2.5% in 2019
08/04/2019 Facebook has started to charge 18% VAT on all advertising services in Turkey
08/04/2019 Number of mobile subscribers in Turkey reaches 80 million
08/04/2019 Turkish government tax and regulation amendments – week 01-05.04.2019
05/04/2019 Turkey’s recession results hit EBRD’s 2018 profits
05/04/2019 Turkish Treasury reports a cash deficit of USD 6.9 billion in first quarter of 2019
04/04/2019 Turkish Central Bank raises swap limit further to 40%
04/04/2019 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit is USD 2.1 billion in March 2019 per preliminary calculations
04/04/2019 S&P Global says that Turkey is not currently at risk of a credit downgrade
04/04/2019 Fitch Solutions sees falls in Turkish lira as harmful for Turkey’s automotive industry
03/04/2019 Turkey’s annual inflation rate 19.71% in March 2019
03/04/2019 ISPAT has published its April 2019 newsletter
02/04/2019 Automotive sales in Turkey fell 44.2% in 1st quarter of 2019
01/04/2019 Moody’s warns of risk of capital flight from Turkey without right policy decisions
01/04/2019 The Turkish Competition Authority has published its Annual Report for 2018
01/04/2019 YASED publishes its 2018 FDI report for Turkey
29/03/2019 Turkey’s non-performing loans are 4.11% of total loans as of February 2019
29/03/2019 Fitch Ratings sees Turkish banks as able to withstand deterioration in asset quality
29/03/2019 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit was USD 2,1 billion in February 2019
29/03/2019 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in February 2019 increases by 9.4% to 1.7 million
29/03/2019 Turkish Central Bank’s reserves increased 3.4% to USD 100.1 billion at the end of February 2019
29/03/2019 Turkey’s gross external debt stock is USD 444.9 billion as of 2018 yearend
28/03/2019 Turkey’s economic confidence index increases by 3.1% in March 2019
25/03/2019 The annual unemployment rate for 2018 has been announced as 11%
22/03/2019 Fitch Ratings expects Turkey’s economic recovery to be slower
21/03/2019 Turkish government extends sales tax incentives again
21/03/2019 Withholding tax on Turkish bank foreign exchange deposit accounts increased
21/03/2019 Turkey’s consumer confidence index increases 2.8% to 59.4 points in March 2019
20/03/2019 Turkey’s automotive exports fall 12.6% in February 2019
20/03/2019 Fitch Ratings forecasts Turkey’s economy to contract by 1.1% in 2019
20/03/2019 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 211.7 billion in February 2019
18/03/2019 Foreigners’ share of Turkey’s domestic property sales remain at over 4% in February 2019
15/03/2019 Turkey’s unemployment rate swells to 13.5% in December 2018
15/03/2019 Turkey records a budget deficit of USD 3.2 billion in February 2019
15/03/2019 Istanbul moves up to 59th place on the Global Financial Centres Index
14/03/2019 Turkey’s private sector foreign debt is USD 223.9 billion as of January 2019
14/03/2019 Turkey’s Industrial Production index increases by 1% in January 2019
14/03/2019 Fitch Solutions sees funding for Turkey’s infrastructure projects moving from EU to China in the medium/long term
13/03/2019 Turkish Central Bank provides summary of its March 6th Monetary Policy Meeting
12/03/2019 Turkey’s economy grew by 2.6% in 2018
12/03/2019 Turkey’s current account deficit falls 88.4% to USD 813 million in January 2019
11/03/2019 Turkey’s economy contracted by 3% in the fourth quarter of 2018
07/03/2019 ISPAT has published its March 2019 newsletter
07/03/2019 Turkish Treasury reports a cash deficit of USD 4.9 billion in February 2019
07/03/2019 OECD forecasts that Turkey’s economy will contract 1.8% in 2019
07/03/2019 Fitch Solutions sees Turkey’s budget being burdened by higher unemployment, lower tax revenues and losses on debt guarantees
06/03/2019 Turkish Central Bank leaves interest rate unchanged
06/03/2019 Automotive sales in Turkey fell by 47.1% in February 2019
06/03/2019 Fitch warns that 2019 will be a tough year for Turkish consumer companies
05/03/2019 Moody’s emphasizes Turkey’s “low” institutional strength due to weakened policy making
04/03/2019 Turkey’s annual inflation rate moves down to 19.67% in February 2019
04/03/2019 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit is USD 2.2 billion in February 2019 per preliminary calculations
01/03/2019 Moody’s expects Turkey’s economy to shrink 2% in 2019
01/03/2019 BDDK publishes statistics for Turkey’s banking sector as of January 2019
28/02/2019 TurkStat to calculate foreign trade statistics according to general trade system (GTS)
28/02/2019 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit was USD 2,5 billion in January 2019
28/02/2019 Turkish Central Bank’s reserves increased 4.1% to USD 96.8 billion at the end of January 2019
28/02/2019 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in January 2019 increases by 5.3% to 1.5 million
28/02/2019 Fitch Solutions sees narrowing of Turkey’s current account deficit due to contracting imports
27/02/2019 Turkey’s economic confidence index increases by 1.1% in February 2019
25/02/2019 Moody’s sees Turkey's measures to increase loan growth as credit negative for banks
21/02/2019 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 210.8 billion in January 2019
20/02/2019 Turkey’s consumer confidence index falls 0.7% to 57.8 points in February 2019
20/02/2019 TÜSİAD elects Simone Kaslowski as its new president
20/02/2019 OECD has published its Environmental Performance Reviews 2019 on Turkey
19/02/2019 S&P forecasts 15-20% problem loans in Turkey within the next year
19/02/2019 Turkey’s private sector foreign debt is USD 225.8 billion as of 2018 yearend
19/02/2019 Honda will end production of Civic Sedan model in Turkey in 2021
18/02/2019 Total property sales in Turkey fall by 24.8% in January 2019
16/02/2019 Turkish Central bank adjusts its TL reserve requirement calculation
16/02/2019 Turkish Central Bank records Turkey’s FDI for 2018 as USD 13.2 billion
15/02/2019 Turkey’s unemployment rate surges further up to 12.3% in November 2018
15/02/2019 Turkey records a budget surplus of USD 977 million in January 2019
15/02/2019 S&P affirms Turkey’s credit ratings and maintains stable outlook
14/02/2019 Turkey’s Industrial Production index decreases by 1.4% in December 2018
12/02/2019 Japanese technology company SECOM sets up Turkish joint venture with Aktif Bank
11/02/2019 Turkey’s current account deficit falls 41.6% to USD 27.6 billion in 2018
11/02/2019 YASED has published its Annual Report 2018
09/02/2019 Turkey’s automotive production falls 11.6% in January 2019
08/02/2019 YASED elects Ayşem Sargın, Boeing’s Turkey Country Executive, as its new Chairperson
07/02/2019 Turkish Treasury reports a cash surplus of USD 479 million in January 2019
06/02/2019 ISPAT has published its February 2019 newsletter
04/02/2019 Turkey’s annual inflation rate steadies at 20.35% in January 2019
04/02/2019 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit is USD 2.5 billion in January 2019 per preliminary calculations
04/02/2019 Automotive sales in Turkey fell by 59% in January 2019
01/02/2019 Turkey’s population announced as 82,003,882 as of 31.12.2018
31/01/2019 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in 2018 increases by 21.8% to 39.5 million
31/01/2019 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit fell 28.4% to USD 55 billion in 2018
31/01/2019 Turkey’s tourism revenue grows 12.3% to USD 29.5 billion in 2018
30/01/2019 Türkstat changes presentation of Turkey’s economic confidence index to allow for seasonal adjustments
30/01/2019 Turkish Central Bank lowers its inflation forecasts
29/01/2019 Toyota launches production of its new Corolla hybrid model in Turkey
28/01/2019 Turkish Central Bank’s reserves fall 13.6% in 2018 to USD 93 billion
27/01/2019 Fitch Solutions forecasts delays in Turkey’s renewable energy projects
23/01/2019 Türkstat changes presentation of Turkey’s consumer confidence index to allow for seasonal adjustments
22/01/2019 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 202 billion in December 2018
21/01/2019 EY discloses M&A transactions in 2018 in Turkey at USD 12 billion
21/01/2019 Deloitte publishes its annual M&A review report for 2018
18/01/2019 Turkish Central Bank adjusts scope of reserve requirements
18/01/2019 Number of companies founded in Turkey in 2018 up 17%
16/01/2019 Property sales in Turkey to foreigners increase by 78.4% to 39,663 in 2018
16/01/2019 Turkish Central Bank, in line with expectations, leaves interest rate unchanged
15/01/2019 Turkey records a budget deficit of USD 16 billion for 2018
15/01/2019 Turkey’s unemployment rate climbs to 11.6% in October 2018
14/01/2019 Turkey’s private sector’s foreign debt remains at USD 228.9 billion in November 2018
14/01/2019 Turkey’s automotive production falls 8.6% in 2018
14/01/2019 Turkey’s Industrial Production index decreases by 0.3% in November 2018
11/01/2019 Turkey records a current account surplus of USD 986 million in November 2018
09/01/2019 World Bank forecasts 1.6% growth in Turkey in 2019
09/01/2019 PwC has published its Energy Deals 2018 report for Turkey
08/01/2019 Turkish Treasury reports a cash deficit of USD 15.5 billion for 2018
08/01/2019 ISPAT has published its January 2019 newsletter
05/01/2019 PepsiCo opens new factory in Manisa, near Izmir, Turkey
04/01/2019 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit is USD 55 billion in 2018 per preliminary calculations
04/01/2019 Turkey’s exports reach a record USD 168.1 billion in 2018
04/01/2019 Automotive sales in Turkey fell by 35.1% in 2018
03/01/2019 Turkey’s annual inflation rate moves further down to 20.30% in December 2018
02/01/2019 Turkish government extends sales tax cuts for further 3 months
31/12/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit was USD 651 million in November 2018
31/12/2018 Turkey’s gross external debt stock is USD 448.5 billion as of the end of the 3rd quarter of 2018
28/12/2018 Turkey’s economic confidence index increases by 2% in December 2018
28/12/2018 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in first eleven months of 2018 increases by 22.3% to 37.5 million
28/12/2018 Turkish Central Bank’s reserves increased 5.6% to USD 91 billion as of end of November 2018
25/12/2018 Turkey’s net minimum wage has been raised 26.05% to TL 2,020 (USD 381)
22/12/2018 Turkey’s 2019 budget is approved by Turkish parliament
21/12/2018 Turkey’s consumer confidence index falls back 2.3% to 58.2 points in December 2018
21/12/2018 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 203.3 billion in November 2018
20/12/2018 Property sales in Turkey to foreigners continues to exceed in November 2018
17/12/2018 Turkey’s unemployment rate moves up to 11.4% in September 2018
17/12/2018 Turkey’s Industrial Production index decreases by 1.9% in October 2018
17/12/2018 Turkey records a budget deficit of USD 12,175 million for first 11 months of 2018
17/12/2018 Turkey’s automotive production falls 21.2% in November 2018
15/12/2018 Fitch affirms Turkey’s credit rating at BB with negative outlook
14/12/2018 Turkey’s private sector’s foreign debt falls by further 1.6% to USD 228.9 billion in October 2018
13/12/2018 Turkish Central Bank decides to leave interest rate unchanged in line with expectations
13/12/2018 Moody’s outlook for Turkish companies remains negative
11/12/2018 Turkey records a current account surplus of USD 2.8 billion in October 2018
10/12/2018 Turkey’s economy grows by 1.6% in the third quarter of 2018
10/12/2018 TÜSİAD calls for reforms to strengthen democracy and rule of law
07/12/2018 Fitch sees Akbank’s rights issue as a sign of pressure on Turkish banks as a whole
07/12/2018 Foreign nationals may obtain Turkish citizenship for incomplete property projects
07/12/2018 Turkish Treasury reports a cash surplus of USD 902 million in November 2018
07/12/2018 ISPAT has published its December 2018 newsletter
05/12/2018 Turkish Central Bank keeps its inflation target at 5% for 2019
05/12/2018 Fitch Ratings warns of premature loosening of monetary policy
04/12/2018 Automotive sales in Turkey fall by 42.3% in November 2018
03/12/2018 Turkey’s exports continue to power ahead with USD 15.5 billion in November 2018
03/12/2018 Turkey’s annual inflation rate falls back down to 21.62% in November 2018
03/12/2018 S&P sees Turkish banks’ problematic assets rising to 20% of loans
01/12/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit is USD 604 million in November 2018 per preliminary calculations
30/11/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit of USD 456 million in October 2018 is lowest for over 15 years
30/11/2018 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in first ten months of 2018 increases by 22.4% to 35.6 million
29/11/2018 Turkey’s economic confidence index surprisingly increases by 9.2% in November 2018
28/11/2018 Turkish Central Bank’s reserves increased 1.8% to USD 86.2 billion as of end of October 2018
22/11/2018 Turkey’s consumer confidence index revives 4% to 59.6 points in November 2018
21/11/2018 Property sales in Turkey to foreigners hits new high of 6,276 units in October 2018
20/11/2018 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 197 billion in October 2018
19/11/2018 Fitch expects pressure on emerging markets to continue in 2019
16/11/2018 Turkey allows use of foreign currencies in real estate contracts with foreign residents
16/11/2018 Turkey’s Industrial Production index decreases by 2.7% in September 2018
16/11/2018 Fitch sees decline in quality of assets held by Turkish banks
15/11/2018 Turkey’s unemployment rate moves up to 11.1% in August 2018
15/11/2018 Turkey records a budget deficit of USD 13,357 million for first 10 months of 2018
15/11/2018 Turkey’s private sector’s foreign debt falls by further 1.3% to USD 233.1 billion in September 2018
15/11/2018 OECD predicts “short-lived” contraction of the Turkish economy
15/11/2018 Deloitte has published its “Digital Bridges” report for Turkey
13/11/2018 Turkey’s automotive production falls 16% in October 2018
12/11/2018 Turkey records a current account surplus of USD 1.8 billion in September 2018
09/11/2018 EY publishes “Tourism Market Overview” report on Turkey
08/11/2018 Moody’s forecasts 2% contraction of the Turkish economy in 2019
07/11/2018 Turkish Treasury reports a cash deficit of USD 266 million in October 2018
05/11/2018 Turkey’s annual inflation rate moves slightly up to 25.24% in October 2018
05/11/2018 Moody’s criticises the Turkish government’s recent tax cuts
02/11/2018 ISPAT has published its November 2018 newsletter
02/11/2018 Automotive sales in Turkey collapse 76.5% in October 2018
01/11/2018 EBRD Bank reduces Turkey’s growth forecasts
01/11/2018 Turkey’s exports achieve record high of USD 15.7 billion in October 2018
01/11/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit falls to record low USD 529 million in October 2018 per preliminary calculations
31/10/2018 Turkey one of top 10 most improving countries in World bank’s Doing Business report 2019
31/10/2018 Turkey’s economic confidence index falls a further 4.9% in October 2018
31/10/2018 Turkish Central Bank sharply revises its 2018 yearend inflation rate up to 23.5%
31/10/2018 Turkish government announces tax cut package
31/10/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit is USD 51.1 billion for the first nine months of 2018
31/10/2018 Turkey’s tourism revenue only increases by 1% in the third quarter of 2018
31/10/2018 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in the first nine months of 2018 increases by 22.1%
29/10/2018 Turkey’s Presidential Annual Programme for 2019 has been published
26/10/2018 Turkish Central Bank’s reserves fall 4.7% to USD 84.7 billion as of end of September 2018
26/10/2018 Taiwan Cement buys 40% of OYAK Çimento for USD 640 million
25/10/2018 Turkish Central Bank leaves interest rate unchanged in line with expectations
23/10/2018 Turkey’s consumer confidence index slips further 3.4% to 57.3 points in October 2018
23/10/2018 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 187.2 billion in September 2018
23/10/2018 Turkish Central Bank raises to 2% overnight interest paid on USD reserve requirements
21/10/2018 Second phase of driverless metro in Istanbul starts operating
19/10/2018 SOCAR opens giant new oil refinery in Izmir, Turkey
19/10/2018 Property sales in Turkey to foreigners surges to 5,615 units in September 2018
17/10/2018 Turkey’s private sector’s foreign debt fell by USD 4.5 billion to USD 236.3 billion in August 2018
16/10/2018 Turkey’s Industrial Production index decreases by 1.1% in August 2018
15/10/2018 Turkey’s unemployment rate continues upward trend to 10.8% in July 2018
15/10/2018 Turkey records a budget deficit of USD 11,577 million for first 9 months of 2018
14/10/2018 Dutch port terminal operator APM terminals is leaving Turkey
12/10/2018 Turkey’s automotive production recovers in September 2018 due to strong export demand
11/10/2018 President Erdoğan announces “Investment Programme Preparations” mandate
11/10/2018 Turkey’s current account surplus of USD 2.6 billion in August 2018 is first surplus in 3 years
09/10/2018 Turkish government introduces programme to enlist the private sector to help counter inflation
09/10/2018 IMF revises Turkey’s economic growth forecasts down
08/10/2018 Turkey plans to impose quotas on steel imports
08/10/2018 Turkish Banks Association gives advice to its members on restructuring loans
06/10/2018 Turkish Treasury reports a cash deficit of USD 1.4 billion in September 2018
03/10/2018 Turkey’s annual inflation rate surges forward to 24.52% in September 2018
03/10/2018 ISPAT has published its October 2018 newsletter
02/10/2018 Automotive sales in Turkey plummet by 67.7% in September 2018
01/10/2018 Fitch downgrades 20 Turkish Banks
01/10/2018 Turkey hikes up electricity and natural gas prices for the third month in a row
01/10/2018 Turkey’s exports rebound up 22.6% to USD 14.5 billion in September 2018
01/10/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit falls 76.9% in September 2018 to USD 1.9 billion per preliminary calculations
01/10/2018 YASED has published its presentation of UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2018
01/10/2018 ISPAT has published its presentation “Foreign Citizens’ Acquisition of Turkish Citizenry”
01/10/2018 ISPAT has published its presentation “Acquisition of Real Estate by Foreigners in Turkey”
28/09/2018 Istanbul moves up to 68th place on the Global Financial Centres Index
28/09/2018 Turkey’s gross external debt stock is USD 457 billion as of the end of the 2nd quarter of 2018
28/09/2018 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in the first eight months of 2018 increases by 22.9%
28/09/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit falls to USD 2.4 billion in August 2018
28/09/2018 Turkish Central Bank’s reserves fall 11.8% to USD 88.9 billion as of end of August 2018
27/09/2018 Fortune 500 list has been published for Turkey
27/09/2018 Turkey’s economic confidence index plunges down by 15.4% in September 2018
26/09/2018 Fitch Solutions believes that tax cuts are inadequate to halt decline in Turkey’s car sales
25/09/2018 Fitch warns of Turkish banks’ higher foreign currency liquidity risk
25/09/2018 Moody’s sees higher risk of constraint on access to F/X deposits in Turkey
25/09/2018 Turkey’s new pension scheme to become obligatory for employees for 3 years
21/09/2018 Fitch foresees that Turkey’s TL-USD rate will stabilise around TL 6.20 over next three years
21/09/2018 Fitch recognises that Turkey’s new economic program needs effective implementation
20/09/2018 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 176.1 billion in August 2018
20/09/2018 OECD reduces its economic growth forecast for Turkey
20/09/2018 Turkish Treasury and Finance Ministry unveils its Medium Term Programme
20/09/2018 Turkey’s consumer confidence index plummets 13.2% to 59.3 points in September 2018
19/09/2018 Turkey’s private sector’s foreign debt is USD 240.5 billion as of July 2018
19/09/2018 Middle-eastern nationals at the forefront of jump in property sales to foreigners in Turkey in August 2018
19/09/2018 Turkey lowers investment limits for foreigners to acquire Turkish citizenship
19/09/2018 Turkish Banks Association prepares agreement to help businesses restructure their loans
17/09/2018 Turkey’s Industrial Production index increases by 3.5% in July 2018
17/09/2018 Turkey’s unemployment rate increases to 10.2% in June 2018
17/09/2018 Turkey records a budget deficit for August 2018 of USD 885.6 million
14/09/2018 Use of foreign currency banned in contracts between Turkish citizens
14/09/2018 Turkey’s current account deficit narrows to USD 1.8 billion in July 2018
14/09/2018 Turkey’s automotive production falls 34% in August 2018
14/09/2018 Turkish President indicates significant cuts in government expenditure
13/09/2018 Turkish Central Bank raises interest rate 625 basis points to 24%
13/09/2018 Turkish President appoints himself chairman of Turkey’s Sovereign Wealth Fund
11/09/2018 Moody’s accepts that best rated Turkish corporations can handle refinancing risks caused by currency devaluation
10/09/2018 Turkey’s economy grows by 5.2% in the second quarter of 2018
07/09/2018 Turkish Treasury reports a cash deficit of USD 8 billion for the first eight months of 2018
07/09/2018 Two more well-known Turkish brands apply to bankruptcy proceedings
07/09/2018 Turkey’s Treasury to issue gold bonds to attract idle gold into the economy
06/09/2018 Turkish Central Bank’s reserves fall to USD 88.8 billion as of end of August 2018
04/09/2018 Export F/X proceeds to be repatriated to the Turkish banking system
04/09/2018 Fitch revises its 2018 growth forecast for Turkey to 3.8%
04/09/2018 Automotive sales in Turkey collapse by 52.7% in August 2018
04/09/2018 ISPAT has published its September 2018 newsletter
03/09/2018 Turkey’s annual inflation rate moves up to 17.90% in August 2018
03/09/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade activity falls 15.9% in August 2018 per preliminary calculations
01/09/2018 Turkey announces 9-16.2% price rises for electricity and natural gas
01/09/2018 Hotiç footwear manufacturer applies for banktruptcy proceedings
01/09/2018 Turkey’s exports fall 6.5% in August 2018 to USD 12.4 billion
31/08/2018 Turkish government adjusts deposit account withholding tax rates to help stem fall in Turkish lira
30/08/2018 Fitch views lira depreciation as heightening risks to Turkish banks
29/08/2018 Increase in number of foreigners visiting Turkey in July 2018 falls to 11.7%
29/08/2018 Moody’s downgrades 20 Turkish financial institutions
29/08/2018 Moody’s takes rating action on 13 Turkish corporations
29/08/2018 Turkey’s economic confidence index plummets 9% in August 2018
29/08/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit is USD 6 billion in July 2018
27/08/2018 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 206 billion in July 2018
18/08/2018 S&P and Moody’s lower Turkey’s credit ratings
18/08/2018 Fitch views Turkey’s efforts to restore economic stability as insufficient
17/08/2018 Turkey’s consumer confidence index falls 6.6% to 68.3 points in August 2018
17/08/2018 Turkey’s banking watchdog expands limits on currency swaps to non-swap derivatives
16/08/2018 Turkey’s Industrial Production index decreases by 2% in June 2018
15/08/2018 Turkey’s private sector’s foreign debt is USD 240.8 billion as of June 2018
15/08/2018 Turkey records a budget surplus for July 2018 of USD 230.4 million
15/08/2018 Turkey’s unemployment rate increases marginally to 9.7% in May 2018
15/08/2018 Middle-eastern nationals lead surge in property sales to foreigners in Turkey in July 2018
15/08/2018 Turkey’s banking watchdog limits access to Turkish lira through swaps
15/08/2018 Turkey restructures instalments for credit cards and loans
13/08/2018 Turkish Central Bank takes action to support the Turkish Lira
10/08/2018 Turkey’s current account deficit improves to USD 3 billion in June 2018
10/08/2018 Fitch assesses the risks faced by European banks with exposure in Turkey
09/08/2018 Fitch asserts the need to quickly address the weakness of the Turkish lira
07/08/2018 Turkish Treasury reports a cash deficit of USD 8.6 billion for the first seven months of 2018
06/08/2018 Turkish Central Bank lowers FX reserve requirement to support Turkish lira
03/08/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit is USD 6 billion in July 2018 per preliminary calculations
03/08/2018 Turkey’s annual inflation rate continues rise to 15.85% in July 2018
03/08/2018 ISPAT has published its August 2018 newsletter
02/08/2018 Severe fall in automotive sales reflects Turkey’s general economic woes
01/08/2018 Turkey’s exports in July 2018 strengthen by 11.8% to USD 14.1 billion
31/07/2018 Turkish Central Bank dramatically increases 2018 inflation forecast to 13.4%
31/07/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit increases 31.6% to USD 40.7 billion in the first half of 2018
30/07/2018 Turkey’s economic confidence index rise of 2% in July 2018 halts downward trend over last five months
30/07/2018 Fitch warns of continued multiple risks to Turkish banks
29/07/2018 ICBC Bank to lead refinancing of USD 2.7 billion in loans for two Turkish mega-projects
27/07/2018 ICBC Bank to loan USD 3.6 billion for Turkey's energy and transportation sectors
27/07/2018 Turkish Central Bank’s reserves are USD 98.4 billion as of end of June 2018
24/07/2018 Turkish Central Bank leaves interest rate unchanged against all expectations
23/07/2018 Turkey’s consumer confidence index increases 4% to 73.1 points in July 2018
20/07/2018 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 212.7 billion in June 2018
19/07/2018 Property sales to foreigners in Turkey increase by 23.1% in first half of 2018
17/07/2018 Turkey’s Industrial Production index decreases by 1.6% in May 2018
16/07/2018 Turkey’s private sector’s foreign debt is USD 242.5 billion as of May 2018
16/07/2018 Turkey’s unemployment rate decreases to 9.6% in April 2018
16/07/2018 Turkey records a budget deficit for June 2018 of USD 5.6 billion
16/07/2018 Moody’s expects problem bank loans in Turkey to jump above 4% in next 12-18 months
16/07/2018 OECD has published its Economic Survey of Turkey 2018
13/07/2018 Turkey’s automotive production falls 7.1% in June 2018
13/07/2018 Fitch downgrades Turkey’s long-term foreign currency rating
13/07/2018 OECD publishes blog entry on business investment in Turkey
13/07/2018 OECD publishes blog entry on growth in Turkey
12/07/2018 Chatham House publishes critical analysis of Turkey’s looming economic crisis
12/07/2018 Moody’s warns of threat to independence of Turkish Central Bank
11/07/2018 Turkey’s current account deficit is USD 5.9 billion in May 2018
06/07/2018 Turkish Treasury reports a deficit cash balance of USD 6.4 billion in June 2018
05/07/2018 Turkish banks apply to the Competition Authority to take over 55% of Türk Telekom
03/07/2018 Turkey’s annual inflation rate climbs to 15.39% in June 2018
03/07/2018 Turkey’s automotive sales plummet 39% in June 2018
02/07/2018 Fortune magazine publishes leading 500 companies in Turkey
02/07/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit is USD 5.5 billion in June 2018
02/07/2018 ISPAT has published its July 2018 newsletter
02/07/2018 Turkey’s exports in June 2018 weaken to USD 12.6 billion, a 9.7% fall on May 2018
29/06/2018 Turkey’s gross external debt stock is USD 466.7 billion as of the end of the 1st quarter of 2018
29/06/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit increases 41.4% to 35.2 billion in the first five months of 2018
29/06/2018 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in the first five months of 2018 rises by 30.8%
29/06/2018 IFC publishes article on its support for Turkey’s Health PPP programs
28/06/2018 Turkey’s economic confidence index falls a further 3.3% in June 2018
26/06/2018 Moody’s emphasises the need for structural economic reforms in the Turkish economy
22/06/2018 FDI to Turkey falls by 21.9% to USD 3,097 million in first four months of 2018
21/06/2018 Majority of employees have opted out of Turkey’s new pension scheme
21/06/2018 Turkey’s consumer confidence index increases slightly to 70.3 points in June 2018
20/06/2018 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 214.1 billion in May 2018
20/06/2018 Property sales to foreigners in Turkey increase by 36.1% in May 2018
18/06/2018 Turkey’s unemployment rate decreases to 10.1% in March 2018
18/06/2018 Turkey records a budget surplus for May 2018 of USD 604 million
13/06/2018 Turkey’s Industrial Production index rises by 0.9% in April 2018
13/06/2018 Turkey’s private sector’s foreign debt is USD 245.2 billion as of April 2018
11/06/2018 Turkey’s automotive production falls 4.2% in May 2018
11/06/2018 Turkey’s current account deficit is USD 5.4 billion in April 2018
11/06/2018 Turkey’s economy grows by 7.4% in the first quarter of 2018
08/06/2018 Moody’s takes rating actions on 19 Turkish financial institutions
07/06/2018 Turkish Central Bank makes decisive hike to its main policy interest rate to 17.75%
07/06/2018 Turkish Treasury reports a surplus cash balance of USD 4.7 billion in May 2018
06/06/2018 World Bank revises Turkey’s 2018 growth forecast down to 4.5%
06/06/2018 Moody’s places ratings of eleven Turkish corporations on review for downgrade
04/06/2018 Turkey’s annual inflation rate rise to 12.15% in May 2018 reflects slump in Turkish lira
04/06/2018 Turkey’s automotive sales fall 14.8% in May 2018
02/06/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit is USD 7.7 billion in May 2018
02/06/2018 Moody’s places Turkey’s credit ratings on review for downgrade
01/06/2018 Fitch has placed 25 Turkish banks’ ratings on “watch negative”
01/06/2018 ISPAT has published its June 2018 newsletter
01/06/2018 Turkey’s exports in May 2018 are 12.2% higher than same month of previous year
31/05/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit increases 56.2% to 27,4 billion in the first four months of 2018
31/05/2018 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in the first four months of 2018 rises by 32.6%
30/05/2018 OECD publishes Turkey – Economic forecast summary (May 2018)
30/05/2018 Moody’s revises Turkey’s growth forecast for 2018 down to 2.5%
30/05/2018 Turkey’s economic confidence index falls 4.9% in May 2018
30/05/2018 ISO 500 total production sales increase by 33.3% in 2017
28/05/2018 Turkish lira recovers as Turkish Central Bank consolidates its interest rate policy
25/05/2018 FDI to Turkey falls by 28.1% to USD 2,168 million in 1st quarter of 2018
25/05/2018 Fitch sees lira decline as potential risk to unhedged Turkish companies
25/05/2018 Turkish Central Bank takes further action to protect Turkish lira
23/05/2018 Turkey’s consumer confidence index falls 2.8% in May 2018
23/05/2018 Turkish Central bank raises key rate after Turkish lira plummets
22/05/2018 Dubai’s Emirates NBD bank to purchase Denizbank from Sberbank
22/05/2018 Fitch criticizes Turkish President for vowing to increase his control over monetary policy
21/05/2018 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 228 billion in April 2018
18/05/2018 Fitch warns emerging markets in light of awaited FED interest hikes
18/05/2018 Property sales to foreigners in Turkey increase by 25.8% in April 2018
18/05/2018 Turkey prepares to respond to U.S. steel and aluminium tariffs
17/05/2018 Turkey’s private sector’s foreign debt decreases by USD 1.6 billion in March 2018
16/05/2018 Turkey’s Industrial Production index moves back up marginally by 0.2% in March 2018
16/05/2018 Moody’s sees Turkey’s fiscal strength as a source of stability and support in its overall risk profile
15/05/2018 Turkey’s unemployment rate decreases to 10.6% in February 2018
15/05/2018 Moody’s maintains Turkish banking system outlook as negative
15/05/2018 Turkey records a budget deficit for April 2018 of USD 681 million
15/05/2018 OECD has published its Economic Forecast Summary (May 2018)
15/05/2018 World Bank has published its Economic Monitor report on Turkey
14/05/2018 Turkey’s automotive production falls 7.1% in April 2018
14/05/2018 Turkey’s current account deficit is USD 4.8 billion in March 2018
10/05/2018 EBRD and Turkey’s KGF sign agreement for expanding financing of women entrepreneurs
09/05/2018 ISPAT has published its May 2018 newsletter
09/05/2018 EBRD revises its growth forecast for Turkey in 2018 to 4.4%
08/05/2018 World Bank foresees 4.7% growth in 2018 for Turkish economy
08/05/2018 Turkey plans to invest USD 46.4 billion on railways in the next 5 years
08/05/2018 Turkish Treasury reports a deficit cash balance of USD 8.4 billion for the first four months of 2018
07/05/2018 Turkish introduces tax incentives ahead of the snap elections
07/05/2018 KPMG has published its taxation report “Investment in Turkey 2018”
04/05/2018 EU report forecasts Turkey’s economy to grow 4.7% in 2018
03/05/2018 Turkey’s automotive sales fall 6.4% in April 2018
03/05/2018 Turkey’s annual inflation rate moves up to 10.85% in April 2018
02/05/2018 Turkey’s exports in April 2018 are 10.3% below previous month but 15% above same month of previous year
02/05/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit is USD 6.7 billion in April 2018
02/05/2018 USA imposes tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Turkey
02/05/2018 S&P unexpectedly reduces Turkey’s credit rating further into the wilderness
01/05/2018 IMF Turkey Desk Chief warns of overheating of Turkish economy
30/04/2018 Turkish Central Bank raises inflation forecast for 2018 to 8.4%
30/04/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit reaches USD 20.7 billion in the first quarter of 2018
30/04/2018 Turkey’s Tourism Revenue increases 31.3% in the first quarter of 2018
30/04/2018 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in the first quarter of 2018 rises by 34.9%
27/04/2018 Turkey’s economic confidence index weakens with a further 1.9% fall in April 2018
27/04/2018 Russia lifts sanctions on Turkish tomato exporters
25/04/2018 FDI to Turkey falls by 15% to USD 1,113 million in Jan/Feb 2018
25/04/2018 Turkish Central Bank raises its late liquidity window rate by 75 base points to 13.50%
23/04/2018 Turkey announces measures to promote health tourism
20/04/2018 Property sales to foreigners in Turkey holds up vis-a-vis total domestic sales in March 2018
20/04/2018 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 231.2 billion in March 2018
20/04/2018 Turkey’s consumer confidence index rebounds back up by 0.8% in April 2018
17/04/2018 IMF revises its 2018 and 2019 growth forecasts for Turkey
16/04/2018 Turkey’s Industrial Production index decreases marginally by 0.2% in February 2018
16/04/2018 Turkey’s automotive production stagnates in first quarter of 2018
16/04/2018 Turkey’s private sector’s foreign debt increases by USD 2.1 billion in February 2018
16/04/2018 Turkey records a budget deficit for March 2018 of USD 5,1 billion
16/04/2018 Turkey’s unemployment rate increases to 10.8% in January 2018
11/04/2018 Turkey’s current account deficit is USD 4.2 billion in February 2018
09/04/2018 Ceremony is held for inauguration of Turkey’s USD 33 billion incentive package
06/04/2018 Turkish Lira has settled above the critical level of 4 to the US dollar
06/04/2018 Turkish Treasury reports a deficit cash balance of USD 5.2 billion for the first quarter of 2018
03/04/2018 Turkey’s annual inflation rate remains steady at 10.23% in March 2018
03/04/2018 Turkey’s automotive market only shows 1.5% growth in the first quarter of 2018
02/04/2018 ISPAT has published its April 2018 newsletter
02/04/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade activity hits all-time monthly high in March 2018
01/04/2018 Turkey’s exports hit all time high of USD 15.1 million in March 2018
30/03/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit increases by 54.2% to USD 5.8 billion in February 2018
30/03/2018 Turkey’s gross external debt stock is USD 453.2 billion as of 2017 yearend
30/03/2018 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in February 2018 rises by 31.7%
30/03/2018 Deloitte has prepared its International Tax - Turkey Highlights 2018 report
30/03/2018 Istanbul moves up to 76 place on the Global Financial Centres Index
29/03/2018 Turkey’s economy grew by 7.4% in 2017
27/03/2018 Turkey’s economic confidence index falls a further 2.6% in March 2018
23/03/2018 FDI to Turkey falls by 10.6% to USD 606 million in January 2018
23/03/2018 The annual unemployment rate for 2017 has been announced as 10.9%
21/03/2018 Property sales to foreigners in Turkey up 32.4% in February 2018
20/03/2018 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 236 billion in February 2018
20/03/2018 Turkey’s consumer confidence index falls 1.4% in March 2018
16/03/2018 Turkey’s Industrial Production index decreases slightly by 0.8% in January 2018
16/03/2018 IMF revises upwards its forecasts for Turkey’s growth
15/03/2018 Turkey records a budget deficit for February 2018 of USD 493 million
15/03/2018 Turkey’s private sector’s foreign debt increases by USD 5.7 billion in January 2018
15/03/2018 Turkey’s unemployment rate increases slightly to 10.4% in December 2017
15/03/2018 YASED has published its FDI report for Turkey for 2017
14/03/2018 OECD revises upwards its forecast for Turkey’s GDP growth
12/03/2018 Turkey’s current account deficit is USD 7.1 billion in January 2018
09/03/2018 Moody’s takes rating actions on 17 Turkish banks
08/03/2018 Moody’s downgrades Turkey’s sovereign rating to Ba2 from Ba1
07/03/2018 Turkish Central Bank again leaves interest rates unchanged
05/03/2018 Turkey’s annual inflation rate falls slightly to 10.26% in February 2018
05/03/2018 ISPAT has published its March 2018 newsletter
02/03/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade figures show big improvement in February 2018
01/03/2018 Turkey’s automotive exports revive to take 21.7% share in February 2018
28/02/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit increases by 108.8% to USD 9.1 billion in January 2017
28/02/2018 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in January 2018 rises by 38.5%
27/02/2018 Turkey’s economic confidence index falls back 1.8% in February 2018
24/02/2018 S&P affirms Turkey’s credit rating
23/02/2018 SOCAR-Turcas refinery to boost Turkey’s refinery capacity by 30%
23/02/2018 FDI to Turkey falls by 18.8% to USD 10,830 million in 2017
21/02/2018 Property sales to foreigners up 25.7% in January 2018
21/02/2018 TÜSİAD has published its “The Economy in Turkey in 2018” report
20/02/2018 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock increases to USD 238 billion in January 2018
20/02/2018 IMF warns about overheating in the Turkish economy
20/02/2018 Turkey’s consumer confidence remains same as previous month in February 2018
19/02/2018 Turkey’s private sector’s total foreign debt is USD 239 billion as of 2017 year end
15/02/2018 Turkey’s budget surplus for January 2018 is USD 446 million
15/02/2018 Turkey’s unemployment rate remains at 10.3% in November 2017
14/02/2018 Turkey’s current account deficit is USD 47.1 billion in 2017
12/02/2018 YASED has published its Annual Report 2017
08/02/2018 Turkey’s Industrial Production index’s gradual incline continues in December 2017
07/02/2018 Turkey’s second floating natural gas storage unit goes into operation
05/02/2018 ISPAT has published its February 2018 newsletter
05/02/2018 Turkey’s annual inflation rate drops to 10.35% in January 2018
05/02/2018 Turkey’s automotive production increases by 12.6% in 2017
02/02/2018 Turkey’s trade deficit increases by 108.5% to USD 9.1 billion in January 2018
01/02/2018 TIM reports increase in Turkey’s exports by 16.3% in January 2018
01/02/2018 Turkey’s population announced as 80,810,525 as of 31.12.2017
31/01/2018 Turkey’s Tourism Revenue increases 18.9% in 2017
31/01/2018 Deloitte publishes its annual M&A review report for 2017
31/01/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit increases by 36.8% in 2017
30/01/2018 Turkey’s economic confidence index surges up 10% in January 2018
30/01/2018 Turkish Central Bank increases its forecast for 2018/9 inflation
29/01/2018 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in 2017 rises by 27.8%
23/01/2018 Turkey’s consumer confidence leaps up by over 7 points in January 2018
23/01/2018 FDI to Turkey in first eleven months of 2017 reaches USD 9.8 billion
22/01/2018 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 231.3 billion as of 2017 yearend
19/01/2018 EBRD and Turkey’s Treasury have established a cooperation fund for Euros 25 million
19/01/2018 Property sales to foreigners in 2017 increase by 22.2%
18/01/2018 Turkish Central Bank keeps its interest rates unchanged
18/01/2018 Turkish automotive exports increased 21.3% in 2017
16/01/2018 EY discloses M&A transactions in 2017 in Turkey at USD 10 billion
15/01/2018 Turkey’s budget deficit for 2017 is USD 13 billion
15/01/2018 Turkey’s unemployment rate falls to 10.3% in October 2017
12/01/2018 Turkey’s current account deficit is USD 4.2 billion in November 2017
08/01/2018 Turkey’s Industrial Production index edges up again in November 2017
05/01/2018 ISPAT has published its January 2018 newsletter
04/01/2018 Turkey’s automotive market contracted by 2.8% in 2017
03/01/2018 Turkey’s annual inflation rate eases down to 11.92% in December 2017
03/01/2018 TIM reports increase in Turkey’s exports by 10.4% to USD 156.8 billion in 2017
02/01/2018 Turkey’s trade deficit in 2017 increases 37.5% to USD 77.1 billion
29/12/2017 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit is announced as USD 6.3 billion in November 2017
29/12/2017 Turkey’s minimum wage has been raised 14.2% to TL 1,603 (USD 423)
29/12/2017 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in November 2017 rises by 22.1%
29/12/2017 Turkey’s gross external debt reaches USD 438 billion in September 2017
28/12/2017 Turkey’s economic confidence index falls further 3% in December 2017
23/12/2017 The 2018 budget has been accepted by Turkey’s parliament
22/12/2017 Record number of foreign companies established in Turkey in October 2017
21/12/2017 Turkey’s consumer confidence index falls marginally in December 2017
20/12/2017 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 226.1 billion in November 2017
15/12/2017 Turkey’s Treasury runs a USD 2.2 billion budget surplus in November 2017
15/12/2017 Turkey’s unemployment rate remains at 10.6% in September 2017
14/12/2017 Turkish Central Bank keeps its main policy rate unchanged
11/12/2017 Turkey’s current account deficit is USD 3.8 billion in October 2017
08/12/2017 Turkey’s Industrial Production index increases again slightly in October 2017
05/12/2017 Turkey’s Corporation Tax increases to 22%
04/12/2017 Turkey’s annual inflation rate rises to 13% in November 2017, highest level since 2003
02/12/2017 TIM reports continued strong performance by Turkey’s exports in November 2017
02/12/2017 Turkey’s improving exports helps to reduce trade deficit in November 2017
01/12/2017 ISPAT has published its December 2017 newsletter
01/12/2017 TÜSİAD elects Erol Bilecik as its new president
30/11/2017 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit is announced as USD 7.3 billion in October 2017
29/11/2017 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in October 2017 rises by 22.2%
28/11/2017 Turkey’s economic confidence index falls further 3.5% in November 2017
28/11/2017 OECD increases its growth forecast for Turkey to 6.1% for 2017
23/11/2017 FDI to Turkey is USD 738 million in September 2017
23/11/2017 Property sales to foreigners reach all-time record in October 2017
23/11/2017 Fitch says Turkish Banks at risk from US Zarrab trial
22/11/2017 Turkey’s consumer confidence index falls for fourth month in a row in November 2017
20/11/2017 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 230.1 billion in October 2017
17/11/2017 Moody’s publishes its annual credit analysis of Turkey’s credit rating
15/11/2017 Turkey’s Treasury announces USD 9 billion budget deficit for the first 10 months of 2017
15/11/2017 Turkey’s unemployment rate eases slightly to 10.6% in August 2017
13/11/2017 Turkey’s current account deficit increases to USD 4.5 billion in September 2017
12/11/2017 Turkey’s economy grows by an amazing 11.1% in the third quarter of 2017
09/11/2017 EU revises Turkey’s growth forecast for 2017 from 3% to 5.3%
08/11/2017 Turkey’s Industrial Production index increases slightly in September 2017
06/11/2017 ISPAT has published its November 2017 newsletter
04/11/2017 S&P reaffirms Turkey’s credit rating with negative outlook
03/11/2017 Turkey’s annual inflation rate rises to 9 year high of 11.9% in October 2017
02/11/2017 Turkey’s trade deficit, despite improved exports, still high at USD 7.4 billion in October 2017
01/11/2017 TIM reports a surge in exports by 15.6% to USD 13.5 billion in October 2017
01/11/2017 Turkish Central Bank revises its annual inflation forecasts
31/10/2017 Turkey’s Tourism Revenue increases 37.6% in third quarter of 2017
31/10/2017 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit is announced as USD 8.1 billion in September 2017
30/10/2017 Turkey’s economic confidence index falls further 1.5% in October 2017
26/10/2017 Germany pushes to cut funding to Turkey
26/10/2017 Turkish Central Bank keeps interest rates unchanged yet again
23/10/2017 Turkey’s consumer confidence index fall a further 2% in October 2017
23/10/2017 FDI to Turkey is USD 838 million in August 2017
20/10/2017 Turkish Central Bank’s gross reserves increase to USD 116.7 billion as of 13.10.2017
20/10/2017 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock rises to USD 237.3 billion in September 2017
19/10/2017 EBRD approves USD 500 million of financing for TANAP
19/10/2017 World Bank revises Turkey’s 2017 growth forecast up to 4%
16/10/2017 Turkey’s Treasury announces USD 1.8 billion budget deficit in September 2017
16/10/2017 Turkey’s unemployment rate increases to 10.7% in July 2017
11/10/2017 Turkey’s current account deficit improves strongly to USD 1.2 billion in August 2017
11/10/2017 IMF revises Turkey’s growth forecast for 2017 up to 5.1%
09/10/2017 Turkey’s Industrial Production index remains stable in August 2017
06/10/2017 ISPAT has published its October 2017 newsletter
03/10/2017 Turkey’s annual inflation rate rises to 11.2% in September 2017
02/10/2017 Fitch Ratings revises its 2017 growth forecast for Turkey to 5.5%
02/10/2017 Turkey’s trade deficit rises up to USD 8.1 billion in September 2017
02/10/2017 TIM reports 10.6% rise in exports in first nine months of 2017
29/09/2017 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit comes in at USD 5.9 billion in August 2017
29/09/2017 Revival in numbers of foreigners visiting Turkey continues in August 2017
29/09/2017 Turkey’s gross external debt reaches USD 432.4 billion in June 2017
28/09/2017 Turkey introduces new tax regime to increase revenue
28/09/2017 FDI to Turkey improves to USD 808 million in July 2017
28/09/2017 Turkey’s economic confidence index falls 3% in September 2017
27/09/2017 Turkish government announces its medium-term economic programme (2018-2020)
21/09/2017 Turkey’s consumer confidence index falls 3.4% in September 2017
19/09/2017 Turkey’s private sector long-term foreign debt increases 5.3% to USD 213.6 billion in July 2017
15/09/2017 Turkey’s unemployment rate remains at 10.2% in June 2017
15/09/2017 Increase in imports drives Turkey’s current account deficit up to USD 5.1 billion in July 2017
14/09/2017 Turkish Central Bank keeps interest rates unchanged for the third policy meeting in a row
12/09/2017 Turkey’s Finance Ministry announces USD 850 million budget surplus in August 2017
11/09/2017 Istanbul falls to 78th place on the Global Financial Centres Index
11/09/2017 Turkey’s economy grows by formidable 5.1% in the second quarter of 2017
08/09/2017 ISPAT has published its September 2017 newsletter
08/09/2017 Turkey’s Industrial Production in July 2017 increased by 2.3%
05/09/2017 Turkey’s trade deficit is given as USD 5.9 billion for August 2017
05/09/2017 Turkey’s annual inflation rate pushes back up to double-digits to 10.68% in August 2017
01/09/2017 TİM reports 11.9% rise in exports in August 2017
31/08/2017 Moody’s has revised Turkey’s 2017 growth forecast to 3.7%
29/08/2017 Turkey’s economic confidence index continues upward trend by 2.5% in August 2017
29/08/2017 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit increases to USD 8.8 billion in July 2017
28/08/2017 Foreigners visiting Turkey in July 2017 surpassed 5 million
23/08/2017 FDI to Turkey falls to minus USD 282 million in June 2017
23/08/2017 Turkey’s consumer confidence index falls minimally in August 2017
21/08/2017 Turkey’s Trade Ministry has published its Basic Economy Indicators presentation
15/08/2017 Turkey’s unemployment rate falls for fourth month in a row to 10.2% in May 2017
11/08/2017 Turkey’s current account deficit for first half of 2017 is USD 20.8 billion
09/08/2017 Turkish government has its eyes on the improved profits of the banking sector
08/08/2017 Turkey’s Industrial Production in June 2017 falls by 0.4%
07/08/2017 ISPAT has published its Why Invest in Turkey presentation
03/08/2017 Turkey’s annual inflation falls for third month in a row to 9.79% in July 2017
02/08/2017 Turkey’s trade deficit climbs by 80.4% in July 2017 to USD 8.8 billion
02/08/2017 ISPAT has published its August 2017 newsletter
01/08/2017 TİM reports 31.2% rise in exports in July 2017
01/08/2017 Turkish Central bank raises its inflation forecast to 8.7% for 2017
31/07/2017 ISPAT has published its report on its own activities and FDI news for 2016
31/07/2017 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit increases by 10% in first half of 2017
31/07/2017 ISPAT has published its “Legal Guide to Investment in Turkey”
31/07/2017 Turkey’s income from tourism increases 19.3% in June 2017
28/07/2017 Turkey’s economic confidence index eases past 100 points mark in July 2017
27/07/2017 Turkish Central Bank again keeps interest rates unchanged
26/07/2017 FDI to Turkey reaches USD 1.2 billion in May 2017
22/07/2017 Fitch affirms Turkey’s rating as BB+ with a stable outlook
21/07/2017 Turkish government concerned that high consumption taxes adversely affects inflation
20/07/2017 Turkey’s consumer confidence index adjusts slightly upwards in July 2017
19/07/2017 IMF praises Turkey for its progress towards fiscal transparency
17/07/2017 Turkey’s budget deficit close to TL 7 billion in first half of 2017
17/07/2017 Turkey’s unemployment rate falls further to 10.5% in April 2017
11/07/2017 Turkey’s current account deficit surpasses USD 5 billion in May 2017
10/07/2017 Turkey’s Industrial Production in May 2017 falls by 1.5%
10/07/2017 Turkey strives for gas storage to avoid external energy supply cuts
10/07/2017 Turkey’s automotive production increased in first half of 2017 by 19.7%
07/07/2017 TMSF now holds seized firms with total asset value of some USD 11.3 billion
03/07/2017 Fortune magazine publishes leading 500 companies in Turkey
03/07/2017 ISPAT has published its July 2017 newsletter
03/07/2017 TİM’s export figures for first half of 2017 reflects a 8.2% increase
03/07/2017 Turkey’s annual inflation eases back to 10.9% in June 2017
30/06/2017 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit leaps to USD 7.3 billion in May 2017
29/06/2017 Turkey’s economic confidence index stalls in June 2017
29/06/2017 Improvement in number of foreign visitors to Turkey still well behind 2015 level
23/06/2017 Property sales to foreigners in Turkey increase by 10.1% in May 2017
23/06/2017 FDI to Turkey in the first 4 months of 2017 is USD 3.6 billion
22/06/2017 Turkey’s consumer confidence index falls 3.8% in June 2017 following 3 monthly increases
21/06/2017 Tax cuts cause sales of white goods to soar 30%
20/06/2017 Fitch revises Turkey’s forecast growth rate for 2017 up to 4.7%
15/06/2017 Turkey’s unemployment rate falls back to 11.7% in March 2017
15/06/2017 Turkish Central Bank maintains interest rates in line with expectations
12/06/2017 Turkey’s current account deficit increases 17.6% in April 2017
12/06/2017 Turkey’s economy grows by surprising 5% in the first quarter of 2017
09/06/2017 TIM publishes list of Turkey’s top exporters in 2016
08/06/2017 Turkey’s Industrial Production in April 2017 increases by 2.2%
08/06/2017 UNCTAD investment report discloses Turkey’s 31% fall in FDI in 2016
07/06/2017 OECD revises Turkey’s 2017 growth forecast slightly up to 3.4%
05/06/2017 Turkey’s annual inflation falls slightly for first time in 6 months to 11.72% in May 2017
05/06/2017 World Bank revises Turkey’s growth forecast up to 3.5% in 2017
05/06/2017 Top 500 industrial companies list reflects strength of Turkey’s automotive sector
02/06/2017 Turkey’s trade deficit soars by 49.5% in May 2017 to USD 7.7 billion
01/06/2017 ISPAT has published its June 2017 newsletter
01/06/2017 TİM’s May 2017 export figures show 20.6% share by automotive sector
31/05/2017 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit moves closer to USD 5 billion in April 2017
30/05/2017 Spectacular improvement in Russian visitors to Turkey in April 2017
26/05/2017 Total confusion regarding removal of trade barriers between Turkey and Russia
26/05/2017 Turkey’s economic confidence index passes key 100 points level in May 2017
24/05/2017 FDI inflow to Turkey for 1st Quarter 2017 on a par with 2016
24/05/2017 TMSF takes over 879 companies worth TL 40.3 billion since failed coup
18/05/2017 Turkey’s consumer confidence index rises for third month in May 201
15/05/2017 Turkey’s unemployment rate is 12.6% in February 2017
11/05/2017 EBRD revises Turkey’s growth forecast for 2017 down to 2.6%
11/05/2017 Turkey’s current account deficit falls 17.9% in March 2017
08/05/2017 Turkey’s Industrial Production in March 2017 increases by 1.3%
05/05/2017 S&P maintains Turkey’s credit rating with negative outlook
04/05/2017 ISPAT has published its May 2017 newsletter
03/05/2017 Turkey’s inflation rate reaches new high of 11.87% in April 2017
03/05/2017 Moody’s has re-affirmed its negative outlook on Turkey’s banking system
01/05/2017 Gradual recovery in number of foreigners visiting Turkey in first quarter of 2017
01/05/2017 TİM records sharp fall in exports in April 2017
01/05/2017 Turkey’s foreign trade activity increases by 19.9% in March 2017
27/04/2017 Turkey’s economic confidence index forges ahead in April 2017
27/04/2017 Turkish Central Bank’s monetary tightening boost to Turkish lira
24/04/2017 Property sales to foreigners in Turkey shows revival in March 2017
20/04/2017 Turkey’s consumer confidence index revives by 5.1% in April 2017
19/04/2017 IMF revises Turkey’s growth outlook for 2017 down to 2.5%
17/04/2017 Turkey’s unemployment rate continues upward trend to 13% in January 2017
13/04/2017 Turkey’s current account deficit improves 8.4% in February 2017 compared with previous month
10/04/2017 Turkey’s Industrial Production in February 2017 falls by 0.4%
10/04/2017 Moody’s emphasises need for structural reforms to ensure Turkey’s growth recovery
06/04/2017 Turkish government presents its new national energy policy
03/04/2017 OECD homepage contains useful general information on Turkey
03/04/2017 Turkey’s inflation rate climbs to 11.29% in March 2017
01/04/2017 Turkey’s exports showing strong growth in 1st quarter of 2017
01/04/2017 ISPAT has published its April 2017 newsletter
31/03/2017 Turkey’s economy grew 2.9% in 2016
31/03/2017 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit increases by 15% in February 2017
30/03/2017 Turkey’s economic confidence index continues its revival in March 2017
30/03/2017 Booking.com has stopped providing reservation transactions in Turkey following court case decision
24/03/2017 Foreign Direct Investment to Turkey falls by 31% in 2016
23/03/2017 Turkey’s consumer confidence index improves by 3.2% in March 2017
23/03/2017 Dumping and subsidized steel imports adversely affect Turkish Steel Production in 2016
23/03/2017 Turkey’s unemployment annual figures for 2016 announced
20/03/2017 Ground breaking ceremony held for bridge over the Dardanelles
18/03/2017 Moody’s reduces Turkey’s credit rating outlook to negative
16/03/2017 Lord Mayor of London says Istanbul is qualified to become an Islamic finance hub
16/03/2017 Turkish Central Bank keeps interest rates unchanged despite FED hike
15/03/2017 Turkish government support for economy pushes budget into deficit in February 2017
15/03/2017 Turkey’s unemployment rate leaps to 12.7% in December 2016
13/03/2017 Turkey’s current account deficit improves 35.7% in January 2017 compared with previous month
08/03/2017 Turkey’s Industrial Production in January 2017 increases by 1.3%
07/03/2017 Fitch forecasts a gradual economic recovery for Turkey in 2017
07/03/2017 ISPAT has published its March 2017 newsletter
06/03/2017 Moody’s expressed optimism in the economic outlook for Turkey
03/03/2017 Turkey’s inflation rate reaches double digits in February 2017
01/03/2017 TIM announces Turkey’s exports for February 2017 as up by 5.1%
28/02/2017 Customary lower trade volume in first month of year repeated in January 2017
28/02/2017 Deloitte publishes its annual M&A review report for 2016
27/02/2017 TÜSİAD has published its “The Economy in Turkey in 2017” report
24/02/2017 Turkey exempts foreigners from VAT on purchases of property
20/02/2017 Turkey’s consumer confidence index fell slightly by 1.8% in February 2017
16/02/2017 Turkey’s unemployment rate increases further to 12.1% in November 2016
14/02/2017 Turkey’s current account deficit for 2016 is USD 32,605 million
13/02/2017 European Commission revises down growth forecast for Turkey
08/02/2017 Turkey’s Industrial Production in December 2016 remains at same level
07/02/2017 TIM publishes its February 2017 “The Turkish Perspective” magazine
07/02/2017 Turkey’s economic confidence index revives after three month slide
06/02/2017 IMF projects Turkey’s growth to be below potential in 2016-7
03/02/2017 Turkish government cuts taxes on electrical goods to help revive economy
03/02/2017 Turkey’s annual inflation rate rises to 9.2% in January 2017
02/02/2017 ISPAT has published its February 2017 newsletter
02/02/2017 World Bank revises Turkey’s growth for 2016 down to 2.1%
31/01/2017 Turkey’s trade deficit in 2016 falls by 11.6%
31/01/2017 Turkish population announced as 79,814,871 as of 2016 yearend
31/01/2017 Turkey’s tourism revenue falls 29.7% in 2016
31/01/2017 Number of foreign visitors to Turkey in 2016 falls 30%
30/01/2017 Turkey’s economic confidence index’s slide continues in January 2017
28/01/2017 S&P revised its outlook for Turkey to “negative” from “stable”
28/01/2017 Fitch downgrades Turkey’s investment grade rating to ”junk” level
24/01/2017 Turkish Central Bank increases overnight lending rate to 9.25%
24/01/2017 Property sales of foreigners in Turkey fell by 20.3% in 2016
24/01/2017 Applications begin for government’s “attraction area program”
23/01/2017 Turkey’s consumer confidence index increased by 5.5% in January 2017
20/01/2017 Syrians make up 39% of foreign companies opened in Istanbul in 2016
17/01/2017 EBRD invested USD 2 billion in Turkey in 2016
17/01/2017 Turkish President Erdoğan uses tough language for banks
16/01/2017 Turkey’s 2016 budget deficit has been announced as USD 7.8 billion
16/01/2017 Turkey’s unemployment rate in October 2016 reaches 6 year high of 11.8%
15/01/2017 Work permits were granted to 73,584 foreigners in Turkey in 2016
14/01/2017 Construction companies look to take advantage of citizenship incentive
12/01/2017 Foreigners investing in Turkey to be given Turkish citizenship
12/01/2017 EY discloses M&A transactions in 2016 in Turkey down to USD 7 billion
11/01/2017 Current account figures for November 2016 do not reflect downturn
11/01/2017 World Bank revises Turkey’s 2017 growth down to 3 %
10/01/2017 Turkish Central Bank steps in to try to stem fall in Turkish lira
09/01/2017 Turkey’s Treasury records USD 10,578 million cash deficit for 2016
09/01/2017 Turkey’s industrial production index remains stable in November 2016
06/01/2017 Number of foreigners visiting Istanbul in 2016 fell by 25.9 %
03/01/2017 Turkey’s annual inflation rate for December 2016 jumps to 8.53 %
03/01/2017 TIM declares Turkey’s total exports for 2016 as USD 142,139 million
02/01/2017 Electricity cuts hit Turkey’s automotive sector
02/01/2017 ISPAT has published its January 2017 newsletter
02/01/2017 Preliminary figures show 11.7 % fall in Turkish trade deficit in 2016
30/12/2016 Trade figures in November 2016 hold up despite negatives in the Turkish economy
29/12/2016 Turkey’s economic confidence index falls 6.2 % in December 2016
29/12/2016 Turkey’s minimum wage has been raised 8 % to TL 1,404 (USD 397)
22/12/2016 Announcement of Turkey’s banking sector’s compliance with EU standards
21/12/2016 Turkey’s consumer confidence index falls a further 8 % in December 2016
20/12/2016 Turkish Central bank keeps interest rates unchanged despite weakening Turkish Lira
17/12/2016 The 2017 budget has been accepted by Turkey’s parliament
15/12/2016 US Federal Reserve raises interest rate 0.25 %
15/12/2016 Turkey records a surprise USD 3 billion budget surplus in November 2016
15/12/2016 Turkey’s unemployment rate remains at 11.3 % in September 2016
13/12/2016 Statistics revision increases Turkey’s GDP per capita data
12/12/2016 Turkey’s trade activity improves in October 2016 following fall in previous month
12/12/2016 Turkish economy contracts by 1.8 % in third quarter of 2016
08/12/2016 Turkey’s Industrial Production Index bounces back up by 2 % in October 2016
07/12/2016 Fitch revises Turkish Banking outlook down to “negative”
06/12/2016 ISPAT has published its December 2016 newsletter
05/12/2016 November 2016 annual inflation fall confounds expectations
05/12/2016 Turkish President Erdoğan calls on citizens to sell US dollars
01/12/2016 Automotive industry shines in TIM’s November 2016 export figures
30/11/2016 Increase in foreign trade activity in Turkey recorded in October 2016
24/11/2016 Turkish Central Bank raises interest rates in response to weakening Turkish Lira
22/11/2016 Turkey’s consumer confidence index falls 6.9 % in November 2016
20/11/2016 Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek states that Turkey’s external debt is manageable
19/11/2016 TÜSİAD’s Chair says she is very concerned about the future of the Turkish economy
19/11/2016 Turkish Lira falls to new record level against the US Dollar
15/11/2016 Turkey records a budget deficit of USD 3.7 billion for the first 10 months of 2016
15/11/2016 Turkey’s unemployment rate hits 18 month high of 11.3 %
14/11/2016 Turkish Central Bank to simplify interest rate policy
11/11/2016 Turkey’s current account deficit remains at improved lower level in September 2016
09/11/2016 OECD publishes its November 2016 economic forecast summary for Turkey
08/11/2016 Turkey’s Industrial Production Index falls by 3.8 % in September 2016
07/11/2016 ISPAT has published its November 2016 newsletter
05/11/2016 EBRD Bank revises down Turkey’s growth rate for 2016 to 3 %
05/11/2016 IMF predicts lower 2.9 % growth rate in the Turkish economy in 2016
05/11/2016 S&P upgrades Turkey’s outlook to “stable” on gradual implementation of economic reforms
04/11/2016 World Bank approves USD 250 million IBRD loan for geothermal energy development in Turkey
03/11/2016 October 2016 annual inflation rate drops to 7.16 %
02/11/2016 Trade Ministry reports a sharp increase in the trade deficit in October 2016
01/11/2016 TIM export figures for October 2016 show continued weak trend
31/10/2016 Turkish Central Bank lowers reserve option coefficients to increase FX liquidity
26/10/2016 Turkey falls 14 places to 69th on the World Bank’s “doing business index”
15/10/2016 Foreign Direct Investment to Turkey disappointing in first half of 2016
05/10/2016 ISPAT has published its October 2016 newsletter
05/09/2016 ISPAT has published its September 2016 newsletter
08/08/2016 ISPAT has published its August 2016 newsletter
18/07/2016 OECD publishes blog entry on benefits of global value chains on Turkish economy
15/07/2016 OECD has published its 2016 economic survey for Turkey
06/07/2016 ISPAT has published its July 2016 newsletter
03/06/2016 Stabilisation of annual inflation rate at lower level signals possible interest rate reduction
03/06/2016 ISPAT has published its June 2016 newsletter
02/06/2016 TIM reports a weaker export performance in May 2016
31/05/2016 Turkey’s trade deficit position improves in April 2016 following March lapse
06/05/2016 ISPAT has published its May 2016 newsletter
03/05/2016 April 2016 annual inflation rate drops further to 6.57 %
02/05/2016 Turkey’s trade deficit worsens in March 2016 due to jump in import figures.
02/05/2016 TIM reports a steadying level of Turkish exports
25/04/2016 Turkey’s economic performance index falls back by 6.1 % in April 2016
22/04/2016 FDI falls by 66.7 % in the first two months of 2016
21/04/2016 Turkey’s consumer confidence index continues to recover in April 2016
20/04/2016 Turkish Central Bank lowers its overnight lending rate further to 10 %
15/04/2016 Turkey’s unemployment rate reaches 11.1 % in January 2016
12/04/2016 New governor of the Turkish Central Bank is Murat Çetinkaya
11/04/2016 Turkey’s current account deficit in February 2016 below expectations
09/04/2016 Moody’s reaffirms Turkey’s investment grade rating
08/04/2016 ISPAT has published its April 2016 newsletter
08/04/2016 Turkey’s Industrial Production Index shows continued gradual recovery in February 2016
04/04/2016 March 2016 annual inflation rate drops to 7.46 %
01/04/2016 TIM reports an improving trend in Turkey’s exports in March 2016
31/03/2016 Turkey’s foreign trade figures bounce back in February 2016
31/03/2016 Turkish economy again amazes analysts with surprising 5.7 % growth in fourth quarter of 2015
28/03/2016 Requirements for independent audit in Turkey have been changed
25/03/2016 Turkey’s economic confidence index rebounds in March 2016
24/03/2016 Turkish Central Bank starts to simplify interest rate corridor application
21/03/2016 Small recovery in Turkey’s consumer confidence index in March 2016
21/03/2016 Turkey’s tourism losses in 2016 predicted to be some USD 12 billion.
17/03/2016 TÜSİAD has published its “Industry 4.0 in Turkey as an Imperative for Global Competitiveness” report
17/03/2016 FED leaves interest rate unchanged and emerging market currencies rally
17/03/2016 TIM publishes its 2015 Top 1000 Export Companies of Turkey report
15/03/2016 TIM publishes its Economy and Foreign Trade Report for 2015
15/03/2016 Turkey’s unemployment rate increases to 10.8% in December 2015
10/03/2016 Turkey’s current account deficit in January 2016 falls to more satisfactory level
08/03/2016 Turkey’s Industrial Production Index in January 2016 reflects a recovery in production levels
04/03/2016 ISPAT has published its March 2016 newsletter
03/03/2016 Turkey’s annual inflation rate slows to 8.78% in February 2016
02/03/2016 Exports improve in February 2016 following January fright
29/02/2016 Turkey’s overall trade activity lowest since February 2010
29/02/2016 Turkey’s economic performance index falls a further 14.8% in February 2016
26/02/2016 Fitch Ratings reaffirms Turkey’s rating at BBB- with stable outlook
25/02/2016 IMF has revised its estimate of Turkey’s 2016 growth rate from 2.9 % to 3.2 %
23/02/2016 USD 2.5 billion FDI in December 2015 boosts overall FDI for 2015
22/02/2016 HSBC Bank announces decision not to sell its Turkish operations
19/02/2016 Turkey’s consumer confidence index falls by 7% in February 2016
15/02/2016 Turkey’s unemployment remains at 10.5% in November 2015
11/02/2016 Turkey’s current account balance reflects a bad end to a good year
10/02/2016 Turkish Plastics Sector is now the 6th largest in the World
09/02/2016 Turkish banking sector grew by 18% in 2015
08/02/2016 Increase in Industrial Production Index of 0.8% in December 2015 well below expectations
04/02/2016 Turkey’s annual inflation rate moves closer to double digit level at 9.58 % in January 2016
02/02/2016 Ispat has published its February 2016 newsletter
01/02/2016 TIM announces disappointing export figures for January 2016
29/01/2016 Foreign trade figures continue to weaken in December 2015
29/01/2016 Revenue from tourism in Turkey falls by 8.3% in 2015
28/01/2016 Foreign visitors to Turkey in 2015 shows a small decrease of 1.61%
28/01/2016 Turkey’s economic performance index falls a further 16.8% in January
26/01/2016 Turkish Central Bank revises its 2016 inflation rate forecast to 7.5%
21/01/2016 Turkey’s consumer confidence index falls by 2.7% in January 2016
21/01/2016 Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to Turkey in November 2015 low at only USD 692 million
21/01/2016 Turkey’s consumer confidence index falls by 2.7% in January 2016
18/01/2016 World Bank revises Turkey’s 2015 growth rate up to 4.2%
15/01/2016 Turkey’s unemployment rate continues upward trend in October 2015 to 10.5%
13/01/2016 EY Turkey has published its Mergers and Acquisitions Transactions 2015 Report
11/01/2016 Turkey’s automotive production up by 16% in 2015
11/01/2016 Turkish government has presented its medium-term plan for the Turkish economy
11/01/2016 Turkey’s current account balance falls back into red after 3 months of being in balance
08/01/2016 Industrial Production Index falls 0.9% in November 2015
06/01/2016 Deloitte has published its Annual Turkish M&A Review 2015
04/01/2016 Ispat has published its January 2016 newsletter
04/01/2016 TIM’s December 2015 export figures reveal annual 8.7% fall in exports
04/01/2016 Annual inflation rate rises to 8.81% in December 2015
31/12/2015 Deloitte has published its “Turkish economy at the turn of 2016 – December update” report
31/12/2015 Foreign trade figures disappoint in November 2015 after October’s promising surge.
30/12/2015 Minimum wage for 2016 has been raised from TL 1,000 to TL 1,300
29/12/2015 Turkey’s economic confidence index falls 3.8 % in December following record rise in November
23/12/2015 Turkey has become world’s top country for eye surgeries
22/12/2015 Qatar’s QNB bank buys Turkey’s Finansbank for Euro 2.7 billion
22/12/2015 Turkey’s Central Bank unexpectedly leaves its main interest rate unchanged following FED hike
21/12/2015 Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to Turkey up by 29.8 % in first ten months of 2015
21/12/2015 Turkey’s consumer confidence index falls by 4.6 % in December 2015
19/12/2015 New Board of Directors for DEİK elected for 2015-2019
18/12/2015 Turkey’s Central Bank increases interest rate for US dollar compulsory reserve accounts
18/12/2015 World Bank has published report on Turkey’s response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis
16/12/2015 ING Bank has decided not to proceed with its offer for HSBC Turkey
15/12/2015 Turkey’s unemployment rate continues to inch up in September 2015 to 10.3 %
14/12/2015 Government prepares action plan to support tradesmen, farmers and young entrepreneurs
11/12/2015 Fitch’s outlook report for Turkish banks is stable
10/12/2015 Turkey’s current account balance remains on a steady course
10/12/2015 Turkey’s economy amazes analysts with a very surprising 4 % growth in 3rd Quarter of 2015
10/12/2015 Iraq is to close its commercial office in Istanbul
09/12/2015 Iran cuts gas to Turkey because of internal demand
09/12/2015 Russia’s non petrol/gas exports to Turkey are significant
08/12/2015 Industrial Production Index increases in October 2015, contrary to expectations
05/12/2015 Turkey claims that it was the party who had shelved the Turkish Stream project
04/12/2015 Turkey increases urgency of completing its LNG depot investments
04/12/2015 Moody’s affirms Turkey’s investment grade rating
03/12/2015 Annual inflation rate rises to 8.1 % in November 2015
02/12/2015 Turkish Airlines orders a further 20 Airbus planes
02/12/2015 Turkey signs preliminary agreement with Qatar to purchase LNG
02/12/2015 ISPAT has published its December 2015 newsletter
01/12/2015 Turkish Airlines looks to compensate for contraction in Russian market
01/12/2015 TIM discloses continuing fall in exports in November 2015
30/11/2015 Foreign trade between Turkey and Russia are being closely monitored
30/11/2015 Russia to ban import of food and vegetables from Turkey
30/11/2015 Increase in foreign trade figures in October 2015 indicates a possible end to slowdown in Turkish economy
30/11/2015 Foreign tourists visiting Turkey in October 2015 fall by 4.02%
27/11/2015 Record increase in Turkey’s economic confidence index recorded in November 2015
23/11/2015 Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to Turkey in September 2015 down to USD 791 million
20/11/2015 Turkey’s consumer confidence index increases by 22.9 % in November 2015
16/11/2015 Turkey’s unemployment rate reaches double figures in August 2015
11/11/2015 Turkey’s current account balance back into the black
10/11/2015 European Commission has published its Turkey 2015 report
09/11/2015 No change in industrial production index in September 2015
09/11/2015 ISPAT has published its November 2015 newsletter
03/11/2015 Annual inflation falls slightly to 7.58 % in October 2015
02/11/2015 World Bank has revised Turkey's growth forecast for 2015 to 3.2%
01/11/2015 Sluggish Turkish economy reflected in depressed export figure for October 2015
30/10/2015 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit continues its downward trend in September 2015
30/10/2015 Revenue from tourism in Turkey falls by 4.4 % in the third quarter of 2015
30/10/2015 Foreign tourists visiting Turkey in September 2015 fall by 2.3 %
29/10/2015 World Bank has reported latest rankings for ease of doing business in Turkey
28/10/2015 Turkish Central Bank revises its inflation forecasts for 2015 and 2016
27/10/2015 Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to Turkey in August 2015 close to USD 2 billion.
27/10/2015 Turkey’s economic confidence index increases by 13 % in October 2015
23/10/2015 Property sales to foreigners increases by 19 % in first 9 months of 2015.
23/10/2015 EBRD loan for Euro 200 million to Turkish car manufacturer Tofaş
23/10/2015 IFC and EBRD to take 9.95% stake each in Fibabank
22/10/2015 Consumer confidence index bounces back in October after previous month’s fall
22/10/2015 Fitch Ratings praises resilience of Turkish economy to external pressures
21/10/2015 Moody’s rates Turkey as most vulnerable to external risks among selected emerging markets.
17/10/2015 2016 budget has been presented to Turkish Parliament
15/10/2015 Small increase in unemployment in July 2015 to 9.8 %
14/10/2015 August 2015 Current Account Deficit falls to USD 163 million, lowest in 6 years
13/10/2015 World Bank revises its growth forecast for Turkey to 3.2 % for 2015
08/10/2015 Industrial production rises 2.9% in August following fall in July
08/10/2015 S&P cuts Turkey growth forecast for 2016 to 2.8 %
06/10/2015 ISPAT has published its October 2015 newsletter
06/10/2015 Turkey’s foreign currency deficit is a growing risk for the economy
05/10/2015 OECD secretary-general says that Turkey needs to make structural reforms
05/10/2015 Inflation increases to 7.95 % in September 2015 surpassing expectations
01/10/2015 Turkey’s exports remain depressed in September 2015
30/09/2015 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit narrows to USD 4.9 billion in August 2015 on big drop in imports
30/09/2015 Turkey drops six places in WEF’s Global Competitive Index
30/09/2015 Turkey launches its own national credit card clearing system
29/09/2015 In first eight months of 2015, tourists to Turkey fall by 0.89 % to 25.5 million
29/09/2015 Turkey’s economic confidence index falls by 16.7 % in September 2015
29/09/2015 USD 3 billion has been spent on Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant
28/09/2015 EBRD acquires minor stake in Turkish cruise port operator Global Ports Holding
27/09/2015 Yıldız Holding sells beverage companies to Japanese Dydo DRINCO
22/09/2015 Turkey’s Central Bank leaves its main interest rate unchanged at 7.5 %
21/09/2015 Consumer confidence index falls to lowest level in more than six years
19/09/2015 Fitch Ratings affirms Turkey’s investment grade rating as outlook stable
18/09/2015 Chinese consortium acquires 65 % stake in Turkey’s third largest port container terminal
17/09/2015 FED keeps interest rates unchanged over concerns about volatility of world economy
16/09/2015 Oxford Business Group say Turkey’s banks remain resilient
15/09/2015 Unemployment rate rises to 9.6 % in June 2015
11/09/2015 Turkey and Russia freeze talks over Turkish Stream energy project
10/09/2015 Turkish economy grows by 3.8 % in 2nd Quarter of 2015
10/09/2015 July 2015 Current Account Deficit below expectations
08/09/2015 New Deputy Prime Minister for the economy recognises lower growth
08/09/2015 Fall in industrial production in July reflects weakening growth
04/09/2015 Turkish lira passes the psychological TL 3 to US dollar barrier
04/09/2015 ISPAT has published its September 2015 newsletter
03/09/2015 B20 Turkey conference meets in Ankara
03/09/2015 Annual inflation rate back up to 7.14 % in August 2015
01/09/2015 Turkey’s August 2015 export figures continue downward trend
31/08/2015 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit surpasses USD 7 billion in July 2015
28/08/2015 Consumer Confidence Index falls by 3.6 % in August 2015
20/08/2015 Turkish lira today briefly passed TL 3 rate to the US dollar.
20/08/2015 New school year in Turkey postponed two weeks to help tourism sector
18/08/2015 Turkey’s Central Bank leaves its main interest rate unchanged at 7.5 %.
17/08/2015 Turkey’s unemployment rate for May 2015 steadies at 9.3 %.
11/08/2015 ISPAT has published its August 2015 newsletter
10/08/2015 Improvement in exports in June 2015 narrows Current Account Deficit
07/08/2015 Industrial production up 2.4 % in June 2015 on previous month
04/08/2015 IMF revises its 2015 growth estimate for Turkey to 3.1 %
03/08/2015 Annual inflation rate falls from 7.2 % to 6.81 % in July 2015
02/08/2015 Customs and Trade Ministry estimates July 2015 trade deficit at USD 7 billion.
01/08/2015 Turkey’s disappointing July 2015 export figures show deepening negative trend.
31/07/2015 Improvement in exports in June 2015 relieves pressure on trade deficit figure
31/07/2015 Income from tourism in 2nd quarter of 2015 falls by 13.8 %
27/07/2015 Spanish BBVA now leading shareholder in Turkey’s Garanti Bank
16/07/2015 EBRD boosts financing for renewable energy in Turkey
15/07/2015 Turkey’s unemployment rate for April 2015 falls by 1 % to 9.6 %
14/07/2015 ISO has published its research of subsequent 500 industrial companies in Turkey in 2014
13/07/2015 EY reports that 139 mergers and acquisitions were concluded in first half of 2015
11/07/2015 May 2015 Current Account Deficit reflects worsening trade deficit figures
08/07/2015 ISPAT has published its July 2015 newsletter
08/07/2015 Industrial production in Turkey falls by 2 % in May on a monthly basis
04/07/2015 Russia’s economic crisis and Syrian war may cause USD 5 billion loss to Turkey
03/07/2015 Annual inflation rate falls from 8 % to 7.2 % in June
01/07/2015 New minimum wage until yearend is TL 1,000.54 net.
01/07/2015 Fortune magazine publishes top 500 companies in Turkey
01/07/2015 Turkey’s export figures in June show small improvement
30/06/2015 Fall of 18.8 % in exports in May adversely effects Turkey’s foreign trade deficit.
23/06/2015 Sales of housing units to foreigners hit a new record high in May
23/06/2015 Oxford Business Group has published its 2015 report on Turkey.
16/06/2015 ISO has published its study of the top 500 industrial companies in Turkey in 2014.
15/06/2015 Turkey’s unemployment rate falls by 0.6 points to 10.6 % in March 2015.
15/06/2015 ISPAT has published its June 2015 newsletter
11/06/2015 April 2015 Current Account Deficit shows big improvement on the same month of previous year.
10/06/2015 Turkey’s economy grows 2.3 % in 1st Quarter of 2015
08/06/2015 No change in Turkey’s industrial production figure in April 2015.
03/06/2015 Annual inflation rate surpasses 8% in May.
01/06/2015 Continued deterioration in Turkey’s exports in May.
29/05/2015 With exports stagnating, foreign trade deficit position depends more on level of imports.
27/05/2015 Decrease in foreign visitors in April 2015 compared to previous year
26/05/2015 Steady increase in housing units sold to foreigners continues
15/05/2015 Turkey’s unemployment rate for February 2015 remains high at 11.2 %.
15/05/2015 Deloitte has published its “Economic Outlook for Turkey in rough waters approaching an election”
12/05/2015 Increase in Current Account Deficit reflects stagnation in exports compared with increasing imports.
11/05/2015 Fundamental agreement with EU on areas of contention regarding Customs Union agreement.
11/05/2015 Foreigners’ interest in Turkey continues in first 4 months of 2015.
08/05/2015 Encouraging 2.2 % increase in Turkey’s industrial production figure in March 2015
08/05/2015 Standard & Poors’s (S&P) maintains negative outlook credit rating for Turkey.
06/05/2015 Arda Ermut appointed as new President of ISPAT (Investment Support and Promotion Agency)
06/05/2015 Automobile sales in first four months of 2015 break previous record.
04/05/2015 ISPAT May 2015 newsletter has been published
04/05/2015 Unexpected big increase in inflation rate in April
01/05/2015 Turkey’s exports continue to fall in April.
01/05/2015 The Oxford Business Group has published its “The Report : Turkey 2015”
30/04/2015 Increase in imports in March has negative effect on Turkey’s foreign trade deficit position
30/04/2015 Gazprom announces that Turkish Stream to be completed by 2020
27/04/2015 Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association of Turkey has published its 2014 report.
17/04/2015 The World Bank revises its 2015 growth rate estimate for Turkey to 3 %
16/04/2015 Turkey’s unemployment rate for January 2015 at 5 year high of 11.3 %.
14/04/2015 IMF revises its 2015 growth estimate for Turkey to % 3.1
10/04/2015 The Current Account Deficit continues to show improvement on previous periods
08/04/2015 Unexpected increase in Turkey’s industrial production figure in February 2015
03/04/2015 ISPAT April 2015 newsletter has been published
03/04/2015 Big jump in inflation rate recorded in March 2015
02/04/2015 Automotive exports fall in 1st quarter of 2015
01/04/2015 Turkey’s exports low in US Dollar terms in 1st Quarter of 2015.
31/03/2015 Turkish economy expands by 3 % in 2014
31/03/2015 Turkey’s Income per head of population for 2014 was USD 10,404
31/03/2015 Turkey’s improved foreign trade deficit position was repeated in February.
28/03/2015 US dollar 9-10 billion target for income from Turkey’s health tourism by 2018
26/03/2015 Moody’s reaffirms negative status of Turkish banking sector.
16/03/2015 Turkey’s unemployment rate for December 2014 up to 10.9%
16/03/2015 8.5 million workers in Turkey are unregistered.
11/03/2015 The Current Account Deficit continues to shrink in January.
09/03/2015 Unexpected fall in Turkey’s industrial production figure in January 2015
06/03/2015 The annual unemployment rate for 2014 for Turkey announced as 9.9 %.
05/03/2015 ISPAT March 2015 newsletter has been published
05/03/2015 49.8 % of Turkish population are women
03/03/2015 Annual retail index inflation rate as of February is 7.55 %.
01/03/2015 Turkey’s exports fell by 13 % in February
27/02/2015 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit shows big improvement in January
24/02/2015 Turkey’s central bank cut its main interest rate to 7.5 %
20/02/2015 YASED elects Ahmet Erdem, Shell’s Turkey Country Chairman, as its new Chairman.
16/02/2015 Turkey’s unemployment rate for November 2014 reaches new high of 10.7%.
15/02/2015 Deloitte has published its Turkish banking outlook report for 2015
12/02/2015 Central Bank of Turkey’s total reserves announced as 130,927 million US dollars
12/02/2015 Turkish Lira falls to TL 2.50 against the US Dollar.
11/02/2015 The Current Account Deficit for 2014 was announced as US Dollars 45,836 million
09/02/2015 Turkey’s industrial production figure for December 2014 shows significant improvement
08/02/2015 Meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors opens in Istanbul
06/02/2015 IMF and EU revise their Turkey growth forecasts
03/02/2015 Fall in annual retail index inflation rate for January less than expected
01/02/2015 ISPAT February 2015 newsletter has been published
01/02/2015 Turkey’s exports fell by 9.8 % in January
30/01/2015 Turkey’s income from tourism increased by 6.2 % in 2014.
22/01/2015 TÜSİAD foresees 3.5 % growth in 2015 in Turkish economy
20/01/2015 Turkey’s central bank cuts its main interest rate by 50 basic points to 7.75 %
09/01/2015 Turkey’s industrial production figure fell in November 2014
01/01/2015 ISPAT January 2015 newsletter has been published
30/12/2014 Minimum wage rates have been announced for 2015.
15/12/2014 Turkey’s unemployment rate of 10.5 % for September 2014 highest since February 2011
10/12/2014 Turkish economy expands by 1.7 % in third quarter of 2014
04/12/2014 Fall in price in petrol has a positive effect on Turkey’s inflation rate
01/12/2014 ISPAT December 2014 newsletter has been published
01/12/2014 Turkey’s exports fell by 6.4 % in November
17/11/2014 Turkey’s unemployment rate back into double figures in August
01/11/2014 ISPAT November 2014 newsletter has been published
15/10/2014 Deloitte sees a clear struggle ahead for Turkey’s growth
01/10/2014 Turkey’s Investment Support and Promotion Agency’s
01/10/2014 ISPAT October 2014 newsletter has been published
10/09/2014 Turkish economy contracted in the second quarter of 2014
08/09/2014 Turkey’s industrial production records strong Increase in July
04/09/2014 Annual to date retail index inflation rate continues to move slowly upwards
01/09/2014 Turkey’s exports maintain strength despite fall in exports to Iraq
01/09/2014 ISPAT September 2014 newsletter has been published
29/08/2014 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit continues to fall.
04/08/2014 Increase in retail index inflation rate for July higher than expected
04/08/2014 ISPAT August 2014 newsletter has been published
01/08/2014 No change in level of Turkey’s exports in July.
25/07/2014 Turkey’s foreign trade figures remain steady but export figures over the next few months will be crucial.
24/07/2014 Turkey Central Bank Governor Erdem Başçı prepares his listeners for further future interest rate cuts
23/07/2014 MÜSİAD (Association of Independent Industrialists and Businessmen) announces its 2014 Turkey Economy Report
22/07/2014 Istanbul Chamber of Industry (ISO) has published its research of subsequent 500 industrial companies in Turkey in 2013
18/07/2014 Deloitte Turkey, in its “Economic Outlook : In the shadow of the Central Bank's” report
17/07/2014 Turkish Central Bank cuts its main interest rate to 8.25 %
14/07/2014 2014 Jan-May Current Account Deficit total 38.5 % less than for same period for 2013
10/07/2014 OECD publishes “Economic Survey of Turkey 2014” report
03/07/2014 Retail index inflation increase of 0.31 % in June
01/07/2014 ISPAT July 2014 newsletter has been published
01/07/2014 Turkey’s exports fall by 6.9 % in June from May but is still a 6.6 % improvement on June of last year
01/07/2014 New minimum wage until yearend is TL 891 net.
01/07/2014 Fortune magazine has published the list of the top 500 companies in Turkey in 2013
30/06/2014 Moody’s warns of negative effect of Iraq crisis on Turkey’s rating
25/06/2014 Turkey on target to attract US Dollars 16 billion in 2014 in FDI
24/06/2014 Turkey’s central bank cuts interest rate to 8.75 %.
24/06/2014 Istanbul Chamber of Industry (ISO) has published its list of top 500 industrial companies in Turkey in 2013.
19/06/2014 Turkey needs US Dollar 700 billion of infrastructure investments by 2023.
18/06/2014 Ernst & Young praises Turkey’s success at attracting foreign direct investments (FDI)
12/06/2014 2014 Jan-April Current Account Deficit total 33 % less than for same period for 2013
11/06/2014 The World Bank forecasts low 2014 growth rate for Turkey
10/06/2014 Turkish economy grew by 4.3 % annually in the 1st Quarter of 2014.
05/06/2014 ISPAT June 2014 newsletter has been published
03/06/2014 Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) announced the retail index inflation increase for May as 0.40 %,
02/06/2014 Turkey’s exports on line to meet government’s US Dollar 166 billion target for 2014
02/06/2014 The World Bank publishes report recommending changes in Turkey’s fiscal policies
30/05/2014 UK Trade & Investment’s (UKTI) May 2014 e-newsletter has been published.
28/05/2014 The Financial Times article “ ‘Dual Structure’ undermines Turkey’s claim to be modern economy
27/05/2014 Critical time for the Turkish currency
26/05/2014 Turkish Prime Minister criticizes Central Bank
26/05/2014 Central Bank Governor Erdem Başçı reaffirms his main target to keep inflation under control
23/05/2014 Standard & Poor’s (S&P) affirmed its BB+/B credit rating and negative outlook for Turkey
23/05/2014 Fitch international rating agency criticizes Turkish Central Bank’s interest rate reduction
23/05/2014 The World Bank has published its Economic Memorandum report for Turkey
22/05/2014 Turkish Central Bank reduces weekly repo interest rate from 10 % to 9.5 %.
13/05/2014 Current account deficit continues to fall
07/05/2014 Turkish Central Bank Governor Erdem Başçı identifies three priorities
06/05/2014 OECD has reduced its estimate growth rate for Turkey in 2014 from 3.8 % to 2.8 %.
06/05/2014 Deloitte Turkey foresees a 2-2.5 % growth rate in 2014 for the Turkish economy.
05/05/2014 Retail index inflation rate increases by 1.34 % in April.
01/05/2014 ISPAT May 2014 newsletter has been published
30/04/2014 Central Bank signals possible interest rate reduction
30/04/2014 Turkey’s exports increase by 12.1 % in March
29/04/2014 Central Bank awaits its sentencing ?
29/04/2014 Standard & Poor’s (S&P) report put Turkey as the third most fragile economy
24/04/2014 The Central Bank of Turkey to maintain interest rates at current levels
17/04/2014 UKTI reports that Turkish economy has proved resilient based on 2013 results
11/04/2014 Moody’s lowers Turkey’s government bond rating
05/04/2014 Fitch Ratings affirms Turkey’s rating as “Outlook Stable” with BBB- rating
02/04/2014 ISPAT April 2014 newsletter has been published
01/04/2014 Real estate purchases by foreigners in Turkey reach USD 3 billion in 2013
13/03/2014 Fitch Ratings says that Turkish Banks are resilient to moderate financial stress
07/03/2014 ISPAT March 2014 newsletter has been published
29/01/2014 Central Bank of Turkey increased its lending rate from 7.75 % to 12 % to relieve pressure on the Turkish lira
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