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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%
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 economy contracted by 1.5% in the second quarter of 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
15/08/2019 Turkey’s unemployment rate decreases to 12.8% in May 2019
09/08/2019 Turkey shows a surplus of USD 538 million in its 12 month rolling current account balance in June 2019
05/08/2019 Turkey’s annual inflation rate increases to 16.65% in July 2019
05/08/2019 Turkey’s trade deficit is USD 3.2 billion in July 2019 per preliminary calculations
02/08/2019 Automotive sales in Turkey fall 66% in July 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
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
19/07/2019 Turkey’s Parliament ratifies 11th Development Plan
17/07/2019 Property sales in Turkey fall 48.6% in June 2019
16/07/2019 Turkey’s unemployment rate falls further to 13% in April 2019
16/07/2019 Turkey records a budget deficit of USD 14.1 billion for the first half of 2019
15/07/2019 Turkey’s automotive production falls 12.8% in the first half of 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
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
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%
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
15/06/2019 Turkey’s automotive production falls 12.1% in the first five months of 2019
15/06/2019 Moody's downgrades Turkey's ratings to B1 with negative outlook
14/06/2019 Turkey’s current account deficit falls 76.2% to USD 1,334 million in April 2019
11/06/2019 Automotive sales in Turkey fall 54.6% in May 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
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%
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
21/05/2019 Turkey’s consumer confidence index plummets 12.9% to 55.3 points in May 2019
16/05/2019 Foreign interest in property in Turkey continues in April 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
13/05/2019 Turkey’s current account deficit falls 87.6% to USD 589 million in March 2019
11/05/2019 Turkey’s automotive imports fall 62.2% in April 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 Automotive sales in Turkey fall 56.5% in April 2019
30/04/2019 Turkey’s tourism revenue increases 4.6% to USD 4.6 billion in 1st quarter of 2019
30/04/2019 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit was USD 2,1 billion in March 2019
29/04/2019 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in 1st quarter of 2019 increased by 6.1% to 5.4 million
17/04/2019 Property sales to foreigners in Turkey remain strong in March 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
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
05/04/2019 Turkey’s recession results hit EBRD’s 2018 profits
04/04/2019 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit is USD 2.1 billion in March 2019 per preliminary calculations
03/04/2019 Turkey’s annual inflation rate 19.71% in March 2019
02/04/2019 Automotive sales in Turkey fell 44.2% in 1st quarter of 2019
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
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
20/03/2019 Turkey’s automotive exports fall 12.6% 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
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
06/03/2019 Automotive sales in Turkey fell by 47.1% in February 2019
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
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
20/02/2019 TÜSİAD elects Simone Kaslowski as its new president
19/02/2019 Turkey’s private sector foreign debt is USD 225.8 billion as of 2018 yearend
18/02/2019 Total property sales in Turkey fall by 24.8% in January 2019
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
11/02/2019 Turkey’s current account deficit falls 41.6% to USD 27.6 billion in 2018
09/02/2019 Turkey’s automotive production falls 11.6% 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
04/02/2019 Turkey’s annual inflation rate steadies at 20.35% 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
28/01/2019 Turkish Central Bank’s reserves fall 13.6% in 2018 to USD 93 billion
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
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 automotive production falls 8.6% in 2018
11/01/2019 Turkey records a current account surplus of USD 986 million in November 2018
08/01/2019 Turkish Treasury reports a cash deficit of USD 15.5 billion for 2018
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
31/12/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit was USD 651 million in November 2018
25/12/2018 Turkey’s net minimum wage has been raised 26.05% to TL 2,020 (USD 381)
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 automotive production falls 21.2% in November 2018
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
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
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
15/11/2018 Turkey’s unemployment rate moves up to 11.1% in August 2018
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
05/11/2018 Turkey’s annual inflation rate moves slightly up to 25.24% in October 2018
02/11/2018 Automotive sales in Turkey collapse 76.5% in October 2018
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 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%
26/10/2018 Turkish Central Bank’s reserves fall 4.7% to USD 84.7 billion as of end of September 2018
21/10/2018 Second phase of driverless metro in Istanbul starts operating
19/10/2018 SOCAR opens giant new oil refinery in Izmir, Turkey
15/10/2018 Turkey’s unemployment rate continues upward trend to 10.8% in July 2018
12/10/2018 Turkey’s automotive production recovers in September 2018 due to strong export demand
11/10/2018 Turkey’s current account surplus of USD 2.6 billion in August 2018 is first surplus in 3 years
03/10/2018 Turkey’s annual inflation rate surges forward to 24.52% in September 2018
02/10/2018 Automotive sales in Turkey plummet by 67.7% in September 2018
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
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
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 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
17/09/2018 Turkey’s unemployment rate increases to 10.2% in June 2018
14/09/2018 Turkish President indicates significant cuts in government expenditure
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
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
10/09/2018 Turkey’s economy grows by 5.2% in the second quarter 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 Automotive sales in Turkey collapse by 52.7% in August 2018
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
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
29/08/2018 Increase in number of foreigners visiting Turkey in July 2018 falls to 11.7%
18/08/2018 S&P and Moody’s lower Turkey’s credit ratings
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
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
03/08/2018 Turkey’s annual inflation rate continues rise to 15.85% in July 2018
03/08/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit is USD 6 billion in July 2018 per preliminary calculations
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 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit increases 31.6% to USD 40.7 billion in the first half of 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
13/07/2018 Turkey’s automotive production falls 7.1% in June 2018
11/07/2018 Turkey’s current account deficit is USD 5.9 billion in May 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 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit is USD 5.5 billion in June 2018
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%
22/06/2018 FDI to Turkey falls by 21.9% to USD 3,097 million in first four months of 2018
18/06/2018 Turkey’s unemployment rate decreases to 10.1% in March 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
07/06/2018 Turkish Central Bank makes decisive hike to its main policy interest rate to 17.75%
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 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
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
23/05/2018 Turkish Central bank raises key rate after Turkish lira plummets
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
15/05/2018 Turkey’s unemployment rate decreases to 10.6% in February 2018
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
07/05/2018 Turkish introduces tax incentives ahead of the snap elections
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 S&P unexpectedly reduces Turkey’s credit rating further into the wilderness
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%
30/04/2018 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit reaches USD 20.7 billion in the first quarter of 2018
25/04/2018 Turkish Central Bank raises its late liquidity window rate by 75 base points to 13.50%
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
16/04/2018 Turkey’s automotive production stagnates in first quarter of 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
03/04/2018 Turkey’s annual inflation rate remains steady at 10.23% in March 2018
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
29/03/2018 Turkey’s economy grew by 7.4% in 2017
23/03/2018 The annual unemployment rate for 2017 has been announced as 10.9%
15/03/2018 Turkey’s unemployment rate increases slightly to 10.4% in December 2017
15/03/2018 Turkey’s private sector’s foreign debt increases by USD 5.7 billion in January 2018
12/03/2018 Turkey’s current account deficit is USD 7.1 billion in January 2018
08/03/2018 Moody’s downgrades Turkey’s sovereign rating to Ba2 from Ba1
05/03/2018 Turkey’s annual inflation rate falls slightly to 10.26% in February 2018
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
23/02/2018 FDI to Turkey falls by 18.8% to USD 10,830 million in 2017
20/02/2018 IMF warns about overheating in the Turkish economy
19/02/2018 Turkey’s private sector’s total foreign debt is USD 239 billion as of 2017 year end
14/02/2018 Turkey’s current account deficit is USD 47.1 billion in 2017
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
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 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit increases by 36.8% in 2017
29/01/2018 Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in 2017 rises by 27.8%
22/01/2018 Turkey’s central administration gross debt stock is USD 231.3 billion as of 2017 yearend
19/01/2018 Property sales to foreigners in 2017 increase by 22.2%
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
04/01/2018 Turkey’s automotive market contracted by 2.8% in 2017
03/01/2018 TIM reports increase in Turkey’s exports by 10.4% to USD 156.8 billion in 2017
03/01/2018 Turkey’s annual inflation rate eases down to 11.92% in December 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 gross external debt reaches USD 438 billion in September 2017
29/12/2017 Turkey’s minimum wage has been raised 14.2% to TL 1,603 (USD 423)
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
04/12/2017 Turkey’s annual inflation rate rises to 13% in November 2017, highest level since 2003
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
28/11/2017 Turkey’s economic confidence index falls further 3.5% in November 2017
23/11/2017 Property sales to foreigners reach all-time record in October 2017
22/11/2017 Turkey’s consumer confidence index falls for fourth month in a row in November 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
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
31/10/2017 Turkey’s Tourism Revenue increases 37.6% in third quarter of 2017
26/10/2017 Germany pushes to cut funding to Turkey
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 IMF revises Turkey’s growth forecast for 2017 up to 5.1%
11/10/2017 Turkey’s current account deficit improves strongly to USD 1.2 billion in August 2017
03/10/2017 Turkey’s annual inflation rate rises to 11.2% in September 2017
29/09/2017 Turkey’s foreign trade deficit comes in at USD 5.9 billion in August 2017
29/09/2017 Turkey’s gross external debt reaches USD 432.4 billion in June 2017
27/09/2017 Turkish government announces its medium-term economic programme (2018-2020)
15/09/2017 Increase in imports drives Turkey’s current account deficit up to USD 5.1 billion in July 2017
11/09/2017 Turkey’s economy grows by formidable 5.1% in the second quarter of 2017
05/09/2017 Turkey’s annual inflation rate pushes back up to double-digits to 10.68% 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
15/08/2017 Turkey’s unemployment rate falls for fourth month in a row to 10.2% in May 2017
09/08/2017 Turkish government has its eyes on the improved profits of the banking sector
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
19/07/2017 IMF praises Turkey for its progress towards fiscal transparency
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
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
15/06/2017 Turkey’s unemployment rate falls back to 11.7% in March 2017
12/06/2017 Turkey’s economy grows by surprising 5% in the first quarter of 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
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
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
15/05/2017 Turkey’s unemployment rate is 12.6% in February 2017
03/05/2017 Turkey’s inflation rate reaches new high of 11.87% in April 2017
01/05/2017 TİM records sharp fall in exports in April 2017
01/05/2017 Gradual recovery in number of foreigners visiting Turkey in first quarter of 2017
27/04/2017 Turkish Central Bank’s monetary tightening boost to Turkish lira
27/04/2017 Turkey’s economic confidence index forges ahead 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
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
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
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
15/03/2017 Turkey’s unemployment rate leaps to 12.7% in December 2016
03/03/2017 Turkey’s inflation rate reaches double digits in February 2017
24/02/2017 Turkey exempts foreigners from VAT on purchases of property
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
07/02/2017 Turkey’s economic confidence index revives after three month slide
03/02/2017 Turkey’s annual inflation rate rises to 9.2% in January 2017
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%
28/01/2017 Fitch downgrades Turkey’s investment grade rating to ”junk” level
24/01/2017 Property sales of foreigners in Turkey fell by 20.3% in 2016
24/01/2017 Turkish Central Bank increases overnight lending rate to 9.25%
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%
14/01/2017 Construction companies look to take advantage of citizenship incentive
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
03/01/2017 TIM declares Turkey’s total exports for 2016 as USD 142,139 million
03/01/2017 Turkey’s annual inflation rate for December 2016 jumps to 8.53 %
02/01/2017 Electricity cuts hit Turkey’s automotive sector
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)
21/12/2016 Turkey’s consumer confidence index falls a further 8 % in December 2016
17/12/2016 The 2017 budget has been accepted by Turkey’s parliament
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
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
20/11/2016 Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek states that Turkey’s external debt is manageable
19/11/2016 Turkish Lira falls to new record level against the US Dollar
19/11/2016 TÜSİAD’s Chair says she is very concerned about the future of the Turkish economy
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
08/11/2016 Turkey’s Industrial Production Index falls by 3.8 % in September 2016
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
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
31/10/2016 Turkish Central Bank lowers reserve option coefficients to increase FX liquidity
15/10/2016 Foreign Direct Investment to Turkey disappointing in first half of 2016
31/05/2016 Turkey’s trade deficit position improves in April 2016 following March lapse
20/04/2016 Turkish Central Bank lowers its overnight lending rate further to 10 %
Turkey’s net minimum wage has been raised 26.05% to TL 2,020 (USD 381) as of 01.01.2019       Migration communication helpline 157 available for foreigners in Turkey       Read our homepage articles on developments in the Turkish economy       Turkey’s annual inflation rate falls to 15.01% in August 2019       Turkey’s unemployment rate decreases to 12.8% in May 2019       Read our BUSINESS section for latest sectoral and corporate news       Turkey’s population is 82,003,882 as of 2018 yearend       Number of foreigners visiting Turkey in 2018 increases by 21.8% to 39.5 million       Turkey’s private sector foreign debt is USD 225.8 billion as of 2018 yearend       Turkey’s economy contracted by 2.6% in the first quarter of 2019       Turkey shows surplus of USD 538 million in its 12 month rolling current account balance in June 2019