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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkish Airlines has kicked off talks to order a total of 40 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner jets, the company announced on Sept. 22.
NEW YORK – Anadolu Agency
Offices in the heart of Manhattan aim to give Turkish firms a foothold in the world’s biggest economy and boost exports
Garanti Bank, one of Turkey’s biggest private lenders, announced on Sept. 19 that its board chairman Ferit Şahenk had resigned.
The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ISCID), an arm of the World Bank, fined the Pakistani government up to $800 million in an arbitration case launched in 2013 by Karkey Black Sea Energy Group (Karkey), a Turkish firm that runs power generation sea vehicles.
Turkey’s monthly consumer confidence index was lower in September, according to official data released on Sept. 21.
Germany’s private sector expanded at the fastest pace in almost six-and-a-half years in September, a survey showed on Sept. 22
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s gross debt stock stood at 820.5 billion Turkish Liras (approximately $238.5 billion) at the end of August, the Undersecretariat of the Treasury announced on Sept. 20.
London stripped Uber on Sept. 22 of its licence to operate from the end of next week in a huge blow to the taxi service and 3.5 million users in one of the world’s wealthiest cities.
BEIJING - Agence France-Presse
Standard & Poor’s slashed China’s credit rating on Sept. 21, warning that a prolonged period of debt growth had raised “economic and financial risks.”
The third round of talks on revamping NAFTA, which is due to start on Sept. 23 in Ottawa, are expected to be punishing as diplomatic tensions mount.
Nerdun Hacıoğlu – MOSCOW
The Russian authorities have carried out a search at the St. Petersburg headquarters of Renaissance Construction, a large-scale Turkish contractor, seizing computers and other accounting documents.
Top bosses have called for the continuation of the negotiations for a Customs Union deal update with the European Union due to political tensions, as this deal has brought about many positive developments in many fields rather than only in the area of trade in the last two decades.
TAIPEI - Agence France-Presse
Taiwan’s struggling smartphone maker HTC said on Sept. 21 it would sell part of its smartphone business to Google for $1.1 billion as the U.S. giant looks to take greater control of its hardware business.