BY SELENAY YAGCI The telecommunication company Turk Telekom will launch its second office with a 100% subsidiary called Turk Telekom Ventures in Silicon Valley at the end of March, according to Umit Onal, CEO of Turk Telekom. Turk Telekom will introduce ventures in Silicon Valley and help them to find new investments at this office....
The CAD is big and its financing is bad!
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AI and beyond
Budget deficit risk of around 7% of GDP
Tourism revenues rise higher than the number of tourists
Need for anchor
Patents with technological advances in the automotive ecosystem
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Inflation soared while the policy rate was lowered
Famous banks’ election expectations
Energy and gold don’t explain the CAD
Levent Kafkasli becomes GM of GAP Insaat
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When you don’t learn from a mistake from 30 years ago
UNDP sends containers to the quake-hit region
Annualized foreign trade deficit tripled in 1.5 years
KKM, liraization: Fiddlesticks!
Capacity usage down contrary to real sector confidence
Turk Telekom launches the second office in Silicon Valley
Diplomacy emerged in the Ukraine Crisis – but who won: OPINION
BY ZEYNEP GURCANLI In the Ukraine crisis, which brought the West and Russia face to face, the needle turned from conflict to diplomacy. Although the possibility of conflict has not completely disappeared, the shuttle diplomacy conducted by French President Macron, first with Russian Leader Putin and then with Ukrainian President Zelensky, seems to have decreased...
The rise of Qatar: OPINION
BY ZEYNEP GURCANLI Turkey was the rising star in the international arena during US President Obama’s term. In the 200s, the coming to power of an Islamist party in secular Turkey was seen an opportunity for the West to access the Muslim world. As the American President, Obama made his first foreign visit to Turkey....
Will NATO send troops to Ukraine: OPINION
BY ZEYNEP GURCANLI The Ukraine crisis has begun to evolve form a West-Russia tension into a NATO-Russia conflict. The US administration announced that it has allocated an emergency response force of 8,500 soldiers for NATO to use in the Ukraine crisis This situation created the perception that direct NATO intervention is on the agenda. This...
Prices will not weaken competitive power in machinery exports
Turkey’s machinery sector exports surged by 23.3% to USD 23bn in 2021, compared to the previous year, according to the Machinery Exporters’ Association (MAIB). The sector’s exports also rose by 18.3% versus the pre-pandemic year of 2019. “The volume of orders shows that the Turkish machinery sector’s market share in the European Union and the...
Sisecam and Ciner Group to make joint USD 4bn soda ash investment in the U.S.
The glass manufacturer Sisecam and Ciner Group will make a joint USD 4bn soda ash investment in the U.S., according to a statement from Sisecam. As part of the planned investment, Sisecam, which currently has equal shares with Ciner Group in the Pacific Natural Soda Ash Development Project, will acquire additional shares to become a...
Turkey seeks 40 F-16 jets to upgrade Air Force -sources
BY REUTERS Turkey has made a request to buy 40 Lockheed Martin-made F-16 fighter jets as well as 80 modernization kits for its existing warplanes, as the NATO ally looks to modernize its Air Force after the purchase of F-35 jets fell through, sources familiar with the matter said. The deal, worth billions, is still...
Arnold & Porter extends lobbying contract for Turkey on F-35 jet program
BY REUTERS Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer has extended for one year a lobbying contract with Turkey over its participation in a U.S. F-35 fighter jet program, according to newly disclosed U.S. Justice Department records. Arnold & Porter’s USD 1.5m contract for “strategic counsel and legal consultancy services” was disclosed on September 20 and runs...