Unemployment rate fell to 10.5% in 4Q15

Unemployment rate fell to 10.5% in 4Q15

Unemployment rate fell by 0.2 points to 10.5% in 4Q15

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Export volume index increased by 5.3% in 4Q15 y/y, and 2% y/y in 2015

Export volume index increased by 5.3% in 4Q15 y/y, and 2% y/y in 2015

Export unit value index decreased by 10.9% y/y and overall import unit value index decreased by 17.1% y/y in December 2015

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Curent account deficit fell to USD 32,192 million in 2015

Curent account deficit fell to USD 32,192 million in 2015

According to balance of payments report released by CBT, the curent account deficit fell to USD 32,192 million in 2015.

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Turkey’s banking sector grew by 18 percent in 2015

Turkey’s banking sector grew by 18 percent in 2015

Turkish banking sector’s total assets reached to 2.357 billion TL with a growth rate of 18% y/y at the end of 2015

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Industrial production increased by 0.8% m/m in December 2015

Industrial production increased by 0.8% m/m in December 2015

Seasonally and calendar adjusted industrial production increased by 0.8% compared with the previous month in December 2015

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How do IFCs contribute to economy?

How do IFCs contribute to economy?

IFCs contribute to economic activity by improving the potential profitability of business operations elsewhere.

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Istanbul is among Emerging World Cities

Istanbul is among Emerging World Cities

Istanbul took place in the category of Emerging World Cities in JLL's City Index and New World Cities research. Istanbul, described as one of the top choices of foreign investors, is competing against Kuala Lumpur, Taipei and Mexico in competitive mega-cities rankings.

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Turkey ranked 6th in 2015 FDIP Report and Scorecard

Turkey ranked 6th in 2015 FDIP Report and Scorecard

Turkey ranked 6th in 2015 Brookings Financial and Digital Inclusion Project (FDIP) Report and Scorecard.

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How are the credit ratings of emerging markets determined?

How are the credit ratings of emerging markets determined?

Credit rating agencies have a significant place in the modern finance system, and their method of determining rates has always been a key concern. The study, prepared by the Research and Business Development Department of Borsa İstanbul, reveals the factors that have a significant role in determining the rates of emerging markets.

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IMF: Turkey to grow 3.4 percent in 2015

IMF: Turkey to grow 3.4 percent in 2015

The International Monetary Fund forecast Turkey's economy to grow 3.4 percent in 2015, and 3.4 percent in 2016.

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World Bank expects % 3.5 growth for Turkey

World Bank expects % 3.5 growth for Turkey

The World Bank estimates a favorable picture for Turkey in 2015, as the growth rate estimate remained at 3.5 percent with the help of a slump in oil prices that led to a lower inflation rate, according to its latest projections.

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Coface Country Risk Outlook 2015: Laborious Global Recovery, Subject To Multiple Risks

Coface Country Risk Outlook 2015: Laborious Global Recovery, Subject To Multiple Risks

According to global credit insurer Coface, the global economy is on the path of gradual recovery.

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Reverse migration to Turkey increases

Reverse migration to Turkey increases

Turkish labor force, which began flowing into Europe in the 1960s and to Iraq and the Central Asian countries in the early 2000s, is slowing down, while the number of Turkish expats seeking job opportunities in Turkey has increased.

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World Bank revised growth forecast for Turkey

World Bank revised growth forecast for Turkey

"Turkey is expected to significantly boost its growth and reduce its current account deficit and inflation in coming days thanks to a slump in oil prices", an economist of the World Bank said.

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EY: World Islamic Banking Competitiveness Report

According to EY's World Islamic Banking Competitiveness Report 2014-15, participation banking assets with commercial banks in Qatar, Indonesia,Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, UAE and Turkey (QISMUT) are set to cross US$ 753 billion.

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EY: Global Takaful Insights 2014

Ernst & Young, published Global Takaful Insights 2014 report.

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İstanbul’s position in the Global Financial Centres Index

Z/Yen and Borsa İstanbul have used data that Z/Yen have collected in constructing the GFCI to analyse the competitiveness of İstanbul with regard to the financial services industry.

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WEF: Reforms should continue for competitiveness

According to World Economy Forum (WEF), Turkey has climbed 16 steps within the last four years in terms of global competition.

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WEF competitiveness rankings

The United States' competitiveness among global economies has risen to the No. 3 spot behind Switzerland and Singapore in rankings published annually by the World Economic Forum.

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'The same volatility will not be experienced again'

Turkish Enterprise and Business Confederation published its monthly Economic Outlook Report for August.

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