World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkey’s Isbank announced on Thursday it has secured a $400 million loan agreement with the Export-Import Bank of China.
The three-year loan will be used for financing imports from China, according to a statement.
Turkey's private lender Ziraat also signed a $600-million agreement with China Development Bank, last week.
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek sought Chinese investment for infrastructure projects in Turkey during an official visit to Beijing, last week.
Simsek held meetings with representatives from People's Bank of China, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and the Bank of China.
During the visit, his Chinese counterpart Wang Yang said: "We would like to expand cooperation in all areas."
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Number of unemployed persons aged 15 years and over amounts to 3.45 million last year, says TurkStat
The ransomware assault shut down multiple internal and external applications for the city, including apps that people use to pay bills and access court-related information, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms told a news conference Thursday.
Turkish economy minister says relations between the two countries' private sectors should be developed
Employment growth remained solid however, according to the report by data monitoring company IHS Markit, with job creation seen in both the services and manufacturing sectors, even if at slower rate.
Highest growth forecast for 2017 economic growth was 7.9 pct, while lowest was 6.6 pct
BIST 100 rises 0.62 percent; US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate decreases to 3.9130 compared to previous close
Prices post a daily gain of more than 3 percent, and reach their highest level since Feb. 2
The special tax is the latest measure by the 28-nation European Union to rein in Silicon Valley giants and could further embitter the bad-tempered trade row pitting the EU against US President Donald Trump.
Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek says Blockchain technology has 'positive aspects'
Social media giant loses $49 billion in value amid data leak while CEO Mark Zuckerberg loses nearly $7 billion in net worth
Amazon bests parent company of Google on the stock market for the first time ever with a market cap of $768 billion
BIST 100 rises 0.16 percent, US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stands at 3.9300
Property sales in February down 5.4pct year-on-year, according to official data