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  • Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan praises Mesut Ozil's ...
  • Germany treatment of Mesut Ozil 'unacceptable' - Turkey president ...
  • Mesut Ozil does not regret photo with Turkey President: 'It was not ...
  • North-east academic in jail after criticising Turkey's president
  • Turkey's foreign minister visits Azerbaijan in first overseas trip
  • Israel rebukes Turkey's Erdogan over 'Hitler' comparison
  • Yıldırım bids farewell as last prime minister of Turkey
  • Turkey's Erdogan son-in-law made finance minister amid nepotism ...
  • Kurdish Prime Minister Barzani working to establish peace between ...
  • Turkey's economic growth trend continues, finance minister says
  • Turkey's Economy Is So Hot That It May Face a Meltdown
  • Turkey Is Heading for Economic Meltdown
  • Global Economy Week Ahead: US GDP, Policy Statements From ...
  • Turkey's rate decision will be a litmus test for central bank ...
  • Turkey's Kordsa acquires two US firms, eyeing growth in aviation ...
  • Turkish Finance Minister Sees Promising Outlook for Economic ...
  • Turkey's Central Bank Leaves Policy Rate Unchanged, Defying ...
  • Turkish ventures received millions in investment in 2018
  • Turkish President Appoints Son-in-Law to Lead Economy, Fueling ...
  • South Africa summit to strengthen Turkey's ties with BRICS countries
  • Turkey's total fertility rate falls to 2.07 in 2017
  • Turkey's New Regime And Its Neoliberal Foundations
  • How Turkey Can Ensure a Successful Energy Transition
  • Tough spring season aside, Wisconsin still a top state for turkey ...
  • Captain Erdogan Can't Help the Turkish Soccer Team
  • Turkey's EU exports, imports grow in first five months of 2018
  • Turkey production up, but growth outlook modest
  • LIVESTOCK MARKETS: Animal protein utilization expected to grow
  • Kenya's UK export slack opens door to regional rivals
  • Turkish exports probably surged 20% in July, assembly says
  • Does Bangladesh need an export bank?
  • Istanbul exports $34.8 billion in goods in first half of 2018
  • Chinese behemoth Alibaba invests in Turkish e-commerce startup
  • Turkey's EU exports, imports grow in first five months of 2018
  • Turkey's budget posts $11.2 billion deficit in H1
  • Turkey Budget Deficit Expands
  • Turkey's budget posts $5.3 billion deficit in first quarter
  • Turkey's budget shows nearly $13B deficit in 2017
  • Turkey's budget deficit rises ahead of snap poll
  • Turkey's budget posts nearly $6 billion deficit in first four months of ...
  • Turkey's budget deficit down over 60 pct in September
  • Erdogan puts pressure on Turkey debt pile
  • Fitch downgrades Turkey's debt rating to 'BB'
  • Turkey 5-yr CDS rise 22 bps on day after c.bank triggers selloff
  • Turkey's Debt Metrics Ringing Crisis Bell for GAM's McNamara
  • The mess and the 'masala' in middle-income debt markets
  • S&P cuts Turkey's debt rating on deteriorating finances, inflation
  • Turkey Debt Investors Face Rude Awakening After US Spat Heats Up
  • Turkey debt CRISIS: World on edge as Erdogan faces major inflation ...

    Turkey Leaders


    President


  • Ozil quits Germany squad in spat over Turkey president photo
  • Mesut Ozil's phone call with Erdogan: Turkish president praises ...
  • Germany treatment of Mesut Ozil 'unacceptable' - Turkey president ...

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Turkish MPs sworn in; Yildirim nominated as parliament speaker
  • Former PM Yıldırım elected as speaker of Turkey's parliament
  • Turkish defense minister, parliament speaker due in Azerbaijan

    Prime Minister


  • Yıldırım bids farewell as last prime minister of Turkey
  • President Erdoğan announces ministers of Turkey's new cabinet
  • Israel rebukes Turkey's Erdogan over 'Hitler' comparison

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Turkey's Erdogan son-in-law made finance minister amid nepotism ...
  • Spotlight: Turkey seeks closer cooperation with BRICS countries
  • BRICS talks offer opportunities for Turkey – business group

    Minister of Economy


  • Turkey's economic growth trend continues, finance minister says
  • Turkey declines to raise interest rates, sending lira on another tumble
  • Spotlight: Turkey's economy chief seeks to ease investors as interest ...

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Turkey offers Greece help putting out wildfires
  • Germany distances itself from anti-Erdogan tweet
  • Turkey told US it opposes sanctions on Iran -foreign minister

    Minister of Culture


  • Austrian excavation crew wait for new Turkish culture minister to ...
  • Turkish General Staff put under Defense Ministry
  • Turkey's Erdogan: The making of a latter-day Sultan

    Minister of Defense


  • Turkey to continue fight against Gulen movement - defense minister
  • Turkey's land, air, navy forces subordinated to defense minister
  • American pastor freed from prison in Turkey but remains under ...

    Minister of Education


  • Turkey's Erdoğan appoints cousin deputy education minister
  • Erdoğan appoints cousin to serve as deputy education minister
  • Turkey: New education minister speaks to Anadolu Agency

    Minister of Energy


  • Turkey told US it opposes sanctions on Iran: foreign minister
  • President Erdoğan announces ministers of Turkey's new cabinet
  • New Turkish Finance Minister Vows to Fight Inflation

    Minister of Finance


  • New Turkish finance minister vows to maintain 'fiscal discipline'
  • Turkey's Erdogan names son-in-law finance minister in new cabinet
  • UPDATE 1-Turkish finance minister says he will not fight markets ...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Turkey and Netherlands resume diplomatic relations
  • Turkish president to visit Zambia on July 28
  • Turkish Supreme Court upholds six year verdict imposed on two ...

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Turkish gov't removes restrictions from 155350 passports
  • Interior Ministry of Turkey reports on elimination of 40 terrorists
  • ECHR asks Azerbaijan to clarify why Turkish teacher was deported ...

    Minister of Justice


  • Turkey Lets Andrew Brunson Leave Prison
  • Turkey's judicial board reshuffles 3320 judges and prosecutors
  • Turkish President Erdogan Supports Ozil, Slams Racism in Germany

    Minister of Health


  • 700000 medical tourists visit Turkey in 2017
  • 700000 medical tourists visited Turkey in 2017
  • Turkey seeks to grab bigger share of halal market

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Spotlight: Turkey's economy chief seeks to ease investors as interest ...
  • Turkey to attract huge investments with harmony in economy: Albayrak
  • Turkey's e-government development scores high: UN

    Minister of Sports


  • Mesut Ozil: Arsenal midfielder quits Germany over 'racism and ...
  • Mesut Ozil has scored a goal against fascism, say Turkish ministers
  • Swedish minister supports Turkish-origin footballer by wearing his ...

    Director of State Security Service


  • Turkey continues fight against terror after lifting state of emergency
  • Trump Weighs Stripping Security Clearances From Officials Who ...
  • Turkey transfers US pastor to house arrest, but case will hurt ties for ...

    Chairman National Bank


  • Turkey's president Erdogan to attend Brics summit in Joburg
  • Brics bank opens its doors to all states, including nonmembers
  • Jordanian expats invest $7.2 billion in 42 countries

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Cyprus protests Turkish violations to the UN
  • Letter dated 9 July 2018 from the Permanent Representative of the ...
  • Turkish Consulate General Signs Lease at 605 Third Ave.

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Turkey: General Yasar Guler appointed as Chief of Staff
  • Erdogan, Flush With Victory, Seizes New Powers in Turkey
  • Turkish General Staff put under Defense Ministry

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Inside the Kavanaugh campaign
  • Treasury yields fall as Trump says he's not happy with Fed's rate ...
  • Martin joins Cozen O'Connor

    Opposition


  • Turkey's Iyi Party opposition leader to step down
  • With Turkey's help, Syrian opposition issues new IDs
  • Turkey involved in creating new ID forms for Syrians who 'lost it all'

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Global Economy Week Ahead: US GDP, Policy Statements From ...
  • Turkey In for a Hard Landing
  • Turkey's end-year inflation expectations reach 13.88% in July
  • Turkey to take action to lower interest rates and inflation, PM says
  • Iranians 30 Percent Poorer in Four Decades of Clerical Rule
  • How long can Turkey continue to defy economic gravity?
  • Is Turkey's economy facing a 'sudden stop'?
  • Spotlight: Turkey seeks closer cooperation with BRICS countries
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    Investment

  • Turkey's Kordsa acquires two US firms, eyeing growth in aviation ...
  • Turkish Finance Minister Sees Promising Outlook for Economic ...
  • Turkey's Central Bank Leaves Policy Rate Unchanged, Defying ...
  • Turkish ventures received millions in investment in 2018
  • Turkish President Appoints Son-in-Law to Lead Economy, Fueling ...
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    Demographics

  • South Africa summit to strengthen Turkey's ties with BRICS countries
  • Turkey's total fertility rate falls to 2.07 in 2017
  • Turkey's New Regime And Its Neoliberal Foundations
  • How Turkey Can Ensure a Successful Energy Transition
  • Tough spring season aside, Wisconsin still a top state for turkey ...
  • Captain Erdogan Can't Help the Turkish Soccer Team
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    Export/Import

  • Turkey's EU exports, imports grow in first five months of 2018
  • Turkey production up, but growth outlook modest
  • LIVESTOCK MARKETS: Animal protein utilization expected to grow
  • Kenya's UK export slack opens door to regional rivals
  • Turkish exports probably surged 20% in July, assembly says
  • Does Bangladesh need an export bank?
  • Istanbul exports $34.8 billion in goods in first half of 2018
  • Chinese behemoth Alibaba invests in Turkish e-commerce startup
  • Turkey's EU exports, imports grow in first five months of 2018
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    Public Spending

  • Turkey's budget posts $11.2 billion deficit in H1
  • Turkey Budget Deficit Expands
  • Turkey's budget posts $5.3 billion deficit in first quarter
  • Turkey's budget shows nearly $13B deficit in 2017
  • Turkey's budget deficit rises ahead of snap poll
  • Turkey's budget posts nearly $6 billion deficit in first four months of ...
  • Turkey's budget deficit down over 60 pct in September
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    Public Debt

  • Erdogan puts pressure on Turkey debt pile
  • Fitch downgrades Turkey's debt rating to 'BB'
  • Turkey 5-yr CDS rise 22 bps on day after c.bank triggers selloff
  • Turkey's Debt Metrics Ringing Crisis Bell for GAM's McNamara
  • The mess and the 'masala' in middle-income debt markets
  • S&P cuts Turkey's debt rating on deteriorating finances, inflation
  • Turkey Debt Investors Face Rude Awakening After US Spat Heats Up
  • Turkey debt CRISIS: World on edge as Erdogan faces major inflation ...
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-08-01TRIstanbul Chamber of Industry Manufacturi52.500
    2018-07-31TRBalance of Trade JUN$ -5.3B00
    2018-07-31TRTourism Revenues Q2$4.43B$5.94B00
    2018-07-31TRTourist Arrivals YoY JUN00
    2018-07-30TREconomic Confidence Index JUL104.500
    2018-07-25TRBusiness Confidence JUL109.901
    2018-07-25TRCapacity Utilization JUL76.60%00
    2018-07-24TRTCMB Overnight Borrowing Rate JUL16.25%16.25%01
    2018-07-24TRTCMB Interest Rate Decision17.75%17.75%01
    2018-07-24TRTCMB Overnight Lending Rate17.75%19.25%01