After A Surge, Will Turkey Fall Flat After Government’s Support Measures Expire? – Frontera News – 27/08/2017

Macro-economically speaking, Turkey was in bad shape last year, with economic growth contracting, as shown by the graph below, and inflation also on the rise.

Source:  Frontera News, 2017/08/27

By |August 31st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Iran wants Turkish companies for energy projects – Hurriyet Daily News – 13/07/2017

Iran is seeking to extend engagement with Turkish companies especially in upstream and downstream projects, a top Iranian energy official said on July 12.

Source:  Hurriyet Daily News, 2017/07/13

By |July 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Top-Performing Bond Fund Thrives on Risks That Most Others Dodge – Bloomberg – 02/05/2017

Pioneer buys Turkey, Nigeria, sees assets outperforming peers Bond fund has beaten 98 percent of rivals over five years

Source:  Bloomberg, 2017/05/02

By |May 4th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

US sees Turkey as crucial energy hub: US Sec. of Energy – Anadolu Agency – 27/04/2017

Turkey and the U.S. will continue to build on their successful energy cooperation as the U.S. views Turkey as an important energy hub, Secretary of Energy from the U.S. Department of Energy, Rick Perry, said on Thursday.

Source:  Anadolu Agency, 2017/04/27

By |April 27th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Turkish firm invests TL 2B in country’s renewable energy – Daily Sabah – 03/04/2017

As Turkey sustains its ambition to expand its energy supply diversity, the renewable energy sector from solar to wind energy gains prominence in the energy policy and the sector continues to allure both foreign and domestic investors

Source:  Daily Sabah, 2017/04/03

By |April 6th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Why Russia interested in Turkey from energy point of view – Vestnik Kavkaza – 15/03/2017

At the end of last week, following the high-level meeting of the Cooperation Council under the chairmanship of the Presidents of Russia and Turkey, several important documents were signed, including the mid-term trade, economic, scientific, technical and cultural cooperation programme for 2017–2020, as well as an agreement between the Russian Direct Investment Fund and the [...]

By |March 16th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Turkey Said to Erase Junk Rating Effect on Bank Risk Weightings – Bloomberg Quint – 28/02/2017

Turkey’s banking regulator changed the way lenders’ foreign currency risks are calculated, a move to offset the negative impact of their downgrade to junk by Fitch Ratings last month.

Source:  Bloomberg Quint, 2017/02/28

By |March 2nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Turkey aims for two-thirds of electricity production to come from local resources within 10 years – Daily Sabah – 23/02/2017

Turkish Energy Minister Berat Albayrak said that the country should increase the share of local resources used in electricity production to at least two-thirds of all production in the upcoming 10 years.

Source:  Daily Sabah, 2017/02/23

By |February 23rd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Turkey’s energy imports fall by 28.2% in 2016 – Anadolu Agency – 01/02/2017

Turkey's energy imports fell by 28.2 percent in 2016 compared to 2015, according to TurkStat data Tuesday. The data showed that Turkey's overall imports in 2016 amounted to $198.6 billion in comparison to $207.23 billion in 2015. The country aims to increase the share of local resources such as coal and renewables in its energy [...]

By |February 2nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

For Israel, Energy Boom Could Make Friends Out of Enemies – New York Times – 14/01/2017

Once a barren energy island in a part of the planet otherwise awash in resources, Israel is, after years of delay, finally pushing ahead with an ambitious strategy to tap offshore reserves that could transform its economy and, it hopes, its place in a historically hostile region.

Source:  New York Times, 2017/01/14

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