Istanbul City
Business

Economic slide sends support for Erdogan to all-time low

Hediye Bas blames the dams, highways and network of tunnels cutting through the wooded Ikizdere Valley in north-east Turkey for choking water supplies and stunting her crops. Now work on a planned quarry is proving a breaking point and eroding her support for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Turkey economy 2019
Business

Turkish economy shrinks less than expected in second quarter

The Turkish economy contracted 1.5 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, better than expectations, and recorded another positive quarter-on-quarter reading as it looks to shake off the effects of recession after last year’s currency crisis.

Amazon launch Turkey
Business

Amazon launches in Turkey

The e-commerce giant’s latest operation Amazon will sell books, electronics, tools, toys, and baby goods, among other lines, including ranges from over 1,000 Turkish businesses.