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Hepsiburada.com, the largest e-commerce platform in Turkey and the surrounding region, has established a research and development (R&D) center in Istanbul to boost innovative and indigenous solutions.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey received $457 million in foreign direct investment in February, the Economy Ministry stated in a report on April 24
DUBAI/WELLINGTON - Reuters
New Zealand is considering restrictions on laptops and other large electronic devices on flights from some Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East, the country’s prime minister said on April 24.
LUXEMBOURG - Reuters
U.S. ride-hailing app Uber told Europe’s top court on April 24 that it was a digital service, not a transport service, and that a French law clearly targeted online taxi services, in its latest European legal battle with the taxi industry.
Finance Minister Naci Ağbal has said his ministry has launched a detailed examination into tax payments of global online portals, noting that tax avoiders were sent notifications demanding they pay their taxes.
The Turkish Central Bank will maintain its current tight stance in monetary policy in order to balance risks on inflation, Central Bank Gov. Murat Çetinkaya said on April 24, after consumer price growth soared to an 8.5-year high in March.
WASHINGTON - Reuters
The World Bank Group and the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank said on April 23 they agreed to deepen their cooperation with a framework for knowledge sharing, staff exchanges, analytical work, development financing and country-level coordination.
Turkey’s TAV Airports has announced that it has included the Qassim and Hail airports in Saudi Arabia to its portfolio, which also includes airports in Madinah and Yanbu.
More than 100,000 people visited the Istanbul Auto Show in three days after its official opening on April 20.
A total of 128,923 properties were sold across Turkey in March, marking a 10 percent year-on-year increase due to cheaper loans and tax incentives.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
With fears rising that the Trump administration will follow through on its threats to raise trade barriers, world finance ministers are united on one message: protectionism threatens the global economy.
Dinçer Gökçe - ISTANBUL
Turkish carrier BoraJet Airlines has announced the temporary suspension of operations for a restructuring process to prepare itself for Istanbul’s new airport, the firm said in a statement April 24.
Narrowing the gap between rich and poor is key to avoiding a destructive rise in populism, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on April 22 as he laid out a plan to boost private investment in Africa.