Turkey to become global retail centre

Istanbul

CB Richard Ellis’ annual report ‘How Global is the Business of Retail?’ has predicted that the rising growth of the Turkish economy coupled with the great investment prospects in Turkey, makes Turkey hugely appealing for international retailers in the near future. The report from the global property consultancy firm followed 326 of the top retailers … Continue reading

Turkish hero organ donor to be remembered with memorial forest

Trees in Turkey

Plans have been announced for a memorial forest to be created in Turkey to remember organ donor Nil Buket Gulergin who died in Izmir in January in a traffic incident. Gulergin was only 19 at the time of the accident; she had been treated for two weeks in a hospital where she was officially declared … Continue reading

China and Turkey could invest billions together

Wen Jiabao, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Chinese investors to invest in Turkey as the two leading growing economies in the world increase business ties between one another. Speaking during a visit to China, the first Turkish Prime Minister to visit China in 27 years, Erdogan said: “Chinese investors should take advantage of … Continue reading

Hillary Clinton praises Turkey… again

Hillary Clinton speaking of Turkey

The United States Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton has been full of praise this week for the Turkish government in improving the religious freedom in Turkey. In a letter, Clinton said: “I am encouraged by concrete steps the government of Turkey has taken over the past year to return properties to religious communities.” Clinton went … Continue reading

Turkey to improve transport links

traffic in Turkey

Turkey could be looking to improve transport links in Turkey after studies on were completed on a potential 18 new highways connecting Turkey’s Black Sea coast to the Mediterranean coast. The new highways total 11,797 kilometres in length and will easy traffic in Turkey problems and also help with trade and tourism in Turkey. Turkey’s … Continue reading