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Trade chief: Turkey to continue to oppose protectionism

ISTANBUL  Turkey will continue to support a global trading system based on competition and rules, rather than mounting protectionist tendencies, the country's top trade official said on Friday. "With all our...

Turkey's oil imports up 6.1% in July 2020

ISTANBUL Turkey's total oil imports increased by 6.1% to 4.3 million tonnes in July this year compared to the same month last year, according to data of Turkey's energy watchdog...

Turkey's gas imports down 4.5% in July 2020

ISTANBUL Turkey's natural gas imports decreased by 4.5% in July this year compared to the same month of 2019, according to Turkish energy watchdog's data on Friday. Natural gas imports decreased...

Turkey overcoming pandemic's economic effects: Erdogan

ANKARA  Turkey’s production levels continued to rise in the third quarter as the country has overcome a significant part of the coronavirus pandemic’s economic effects, the Turkish president said on...

Turkey to post $1.9B current account deficit: Survey

ISTANBUL Turkey's current account balance is projected to post a deficit of $1.9 billion in July, an Anadolu Agency survey found on Thursday.  The Turkish Central Bank is set to announce...

Turkey: June unemployment at 13.4%

ANKARA  Unemployment in Turkey rose to 13.4% this June, up 0.4 percentage points from the same month last year, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) said on Thursday. The number of unemployed...

Turkey: Record hazelnut exports rise 27.5%

ISTANBUL Turkey's hazelnut exports rose 27.5% to reach 343,561 tons from September 2019 to August 2020 year-on-year – a new record – a regional trade union announced Wednesday. The Black Sea...

Turkey: Auto sales more than doubled in August

ANKARA Sales of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles (LCVs) in Turkey were up 134.5% year-on-year in August, according to data released by an industry group on Wednesday. A total of...

Turkey's exports hit $12.5B in August

ANKARA Turkey's exports reached $12.5 billion in August, decreasing 5.7% from the same month last year, the Trade Ministry announced Wednesday. Turkish imports boosted 20.6% to $18.8 billion in the same...

Turkey: Crude steel production rises in July

ANKARA  Turkey's crude steel production rose 7.5% year-on-year to 3.1 million tons in July, a trade association said on Tuesday. The country's steel product exports posted a decline of 1.6% to...

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Azerbaijan declares partial military mobilization

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