Social Turkey – 47 percent of all Turkish homes now have internet access

More Turkish homes than ever now have access to internet according to data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK). According to the data, a total of 47.2 percent of households within Turkey now have access to internet at home, a rise from 42.9 percent in 2011, while a further 27.6 percent who don’t have access, … Continue reading

Turkey wants more trade with Saudi Arabia

Turkish Economy Minister Zafer Caglayan has stated that Turkey should increase trade relations with Saudi Arabia in the near future. Speaking at the eighth Trade and Corporate Client Conference in Istanbul, organised by the Saudi Arabian National Trade Bank, Caglayan said: “Our trade volume with Saudi Arabia is around $5 million. In the first nine … Continue reading

Turkey President invites investors from UK to Turkey

Turkish President, Abdullah Gul has spoken out during a visit to Britain, inviting more investors from the UK to invest in Turkey. Speaking during a speech to an audience of CEOs and executives of the UKs most prominent companies, Gul said: “As an emerging nation, Turkey’s position allows it to help the global economy recover. … Continue reading

Turkish software companies to open office in Silicon Valley

35 Turkish software companies are to open up an office in the famed technology hub city Silicon Valley in California. Director-General of Antalya Technocity, Cihangir Ileri revealed that 35 companies operating in the software sector in Antalya had set up a single company between them to be able to join international tenders. The newly formed … Continue reading

Izmir International Fair to take place in September

September 8 will see the 80th Izmir International Fair take place with more than 60 different countries represented by up to 250 foreign firms. The number of people expected to attend the fair is to reach up to 1.5 million people in total. Key to this year’s fair is the participation of Greece. For the … Continue reading