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Thomas Cook boss expects solid Turkey performance in 2017

9th December 2016
Turkey is due a tourism comeback for summer 2017 as holidaymakers “harden” to political events around the globe.
Thomas Cook’s director of retail and customer experience Kathryn Darbandi said there is still a high level of demand for Turkey from Cook customers as it offers...
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Erdogan Aims to Strengthen Turkish Lira With Pivot to Eurasian Economy

5th December 2016 By conducting trade with China, Iran and Russia in local currencies, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants to strengthen the Turkish lira and stimulate more trade with Eurasia, Sumru Altug, Professor of Economics at Koc University in Istanbul, told Radio Sputnik.
On Sunday Turkish President Recep...
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Turkish gov’t hikes tax on cigarettes, alcoholic drinks

3rd December 2016 The Turkish government has raised the special consumption tax on alcoholic drinks and tobacco products, according to a notice in the government’s Official Gazette on Dec. 1. The move is expected to push up prices by some 3-6 percent.The increase coincides with a sharp decrease in the value of...
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