Category Archives: Turkey

Press Releases & News from Turkey distributed via EuropaWire

SGS: Turkey to adopt draft Regulations on food contact materials and article

GENEVA, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Turkey is proposing to adopt draft Regulations on food contact materials and articles. The proposed date of entry into force is Q3 of 2017. In May 2017, the World Trade Organization (WTO) circulated two notifications from … Read the full press release

EBRD loans EUR150 million to Turkey’s carmaker Ford Otosan

New €150 million loan to Turkey’s top carmaker LONDON, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In a new boost to the Turkish automotive industry, the EBRD is providing a €150 million loan to Ford Otomotiv Sanayi A.Ş., (Ford Otosan) to finance improvements to … Read the full press release

EBRD, PE firm Actera, Esas Holding acquire majority stake in Turkish producer of flexible packaging Korozo Ambalaj

New shareholders aim to develop business into a leading European player LONDON, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD, Actera – the leading private equity investor in Turkey – and Esas Holding – a venture capital firm established by the Sabanci family … Read the full press release

ABB’s Solar Solutions Support Kayseri OSB Project

ABB’s PVS800 central inverters energize the largest solar power plant of 51 MWp in Turkey ZURICH, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB provides high-performance, modular inverters to Kayseri OSB (Organized Industrial Zone), the largest solar power plant in Turkey. The plant was … Read the full press release

New funding for pulses and rice producer boosts agribusiness in Turkey

Family business looks to new markets LONDON, 03-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In a new boost to agribusiness in Turkey, the EBRD is providing a €20 million loan to Yayla Agro, a family-owned producer of pulses and rice in Turkey. An ambitious … Read the full press release

EBRD to fund the acquisition of 50 new buses by the city of Gaziantep in south-eastern Turkey

LONDON, 27-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending a €5 million loan and a €5 million grant to the city of Gaziantep in south-eastern Turkey for the acquisition of 50 new buses. With a … Read the full press release

Coface: Turkey’s economy will grow by 2.5% in 2016 and 2.7% in 2017

Coface forecasts that Turkey’s economy will grow by 2.5% in 2016 and 2.7% in 2017 Government spending is expected to be one of the key growth drivers in 2017 Currency risks and the persistent current account deficit are the main … Read the full press release

EBRD to announce new €400m financing package for small-scale renewable energy and resource efficiency projects in Turkey

LONDON, 06-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will announce a new €400 million financing package for small-scale renewable energy and resource efficiency projects in Turkey in a Sustainable Energy Excellence Awards Ceremony on 7 … Read the full press release

EBRD to publish its latest Life in Transition Survey on 13 December

Report is a unique barometer of people’s hopes, fears and aspirations in over 30 countries LONDON, 06-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On 13 December, the EBRD will publish its latest Life in Transition Survey (LiTS), a unique series of reports that lay … Read the full press release

Leonardo opens new maritime traffic and navigation support centre in Izmit, Turkey

The Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS) installed in the Turkish town will manage local maritime traffic and security, helping protect the marine environment The inauguration ceremony was attended by the Turkish Ministers of Defence and Transport  In the largest-scale application … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia’s documentary premiering in London explores what happens following child marriages in Turkey

LONDON, 18-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The haunting stories of Turkish women who were married off as children – and their fears of the same fate for girls today – will be told for the first time in a documentary premiering in … Read the full press release

EBRD to support Turkish subsidiary of the Sweden-based Group Systemair AB with €5.5 million loan

€5.5 million loan for construction of new greenfield site LONDON, 07-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Deepening its support for Turkey’s private sector, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a loan of €5.5 million to Systemair-HSK, the Turkish subsidiary … Read the full press release

United Nations Population Fund and United Colors of Benetton roll-out a joint campaign to raise awareness of maternal health

United Colors of Benetton partners with UNFPA to raise awareness of maternal health of women and girls in emergency situations Treviso, Italy, 27-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Childbearing should always be safe, even in emergencies. This is the message that UNFPA, … Read the full press release

Panel at World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul to Highlight Often Overlooked Role Of Faith Groups

Diverse faith groups join to call for recognition of humanitarian contribution TOKYO, Japan, 20-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On May 23, Soka Gakkai International (SGI) will co-organize an official side event at the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in Istanbul, Turkey, highlighting … Read the full press release

Groz-Beckert will present at the 16th International Textile Machinery Exhibition (ITM) in Istanbul

Albstadt, Germany/Istanbul, Turkey, 13-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — From 1 to 4 June 2016 the 16thInternational Textile Machinery Exhibition (ITM) will take place in Istanbul, Turkey. Groz-Beckert will be represented at the “Tüyap” exhibition grounds with a 210 m² stand in hall … Read the full press release

Astillero turco SEDEF inicia la construcción del buque anfibio clase Juan Carlos I con diseño de NAVANTIA

MADRID, 04-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Turquía inició el día 30 de abril la construcción del buque anfibio clase Juan Carlos I, que realiza con diseño de Navantia, con la ceremonia del primer corte de acero en el astillero turco SEDEF, en … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to present comprehensive nonwovens and textile production technologies at Hightex/ITM 2016 in Istanbul, June 1-4, 2016

International technology Group ANDRITZ will present comprehensive nonwovens and textile production technologies at Hightex/ITM 2016 in Istanbul (June 1-4, 2016, hall 11, booth no. 1124 A). GRAZ, Austria, 11-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ Nonwoven – comprising ANDRITZ Asselin-Thibeau, ANDRITZ Küsters, and … Read the full press release

MAN Diesel & Turbo to supply 99 MW steam turbine generator set to the biggest manufacturer of acrylic fibers AKSA

Steam turbine Genset will produce electricity and process steam for AKSA plant in the Turkish city of Yalova. Oberhausen, Germany, 01-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Turkish company Aksa Akrilik Kimya Sanayii A.Ş. (AKSA), the worlds biggest manufacturer of acrylic fibers, has placed an … Read the full press release

TomTom Traffic Index 2016: Istanbul knocked off the top spot by Mexico City

Global Traffic Congestion at All Time High* – But Shocking Differences between Continents AMSTERDAM, 22-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today released the results of the TomTom Traffic Index 2016, the annual report detailing the cities around the world with the … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce signs contract with Tersan Shipyard in Turkey to supply Liquefied Natural Gas propulsion package for cargo carrier

Westhampnett, UK, 09-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has signed a US$6.5 million contract with Tersan Shipyard in Turkey. The contract is to supply a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) propulsion package for a cargo carrier designed by NSK Ship Design for Norwegian shipowner … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce: MTU Turkey signs contract with Istanbul-based Bilgin Yachts for the supply of six MTU engines

80.1-m Bilgin 263 yacht to be powered by twin MTU 16V 4000 units Long-standing partnership between MTU and Bilgin FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY/ ISTANBUL, TURKEY, 09-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — MTU Turkey has signed a contract with Istanbul-based Bilgin Yachts for the supply of … Read the full press release

Grundig expands its network in Turkey

ISTANBUL, 22-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Grundig, which was born in Germany and has been continuing its activities under Arçelik A.Ş. since 2007, now expands its network in Turkey with all its product groups in its 70th year. Grundig, which made a distinguished … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters delivers the first H145 Mercedes Benz Style to Körfez Aviation in Turkey

This is the first helicopter of this model to be operated in Turkey. A second H145 Mercedes Benz will follow in March 2016. Marignane, France, 04-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Helicopters has handed over the first H145 Mercedes Benz Style to … Read the full press release

EBRD invests EUR31 million in Turkey’s first corporate bond with TRLIBOR as its benchmark rate

Bank supports Turkey’s first corporate bond with TRLIBOR as its benchmark rate. LONDON, 01-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is moving to deepen Turkey’s local capital markets as Rönesans Holding, one of the country’s largest … Read the full press release

Experian’s project to promote self-improvement among university students, female entrepreneurs, and SMEs reaches 2,500 students in Turkey

42 volunteer trainers from 10 cities gather to celebrate their experiences ISTANBUL, 13-1-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — 2,500 university students across 16 cities have been trained by Experian’s experts and young volunteers of the social responsibility project ‘Manage Your Future Now’ project. The … Read the full press release

Governor of the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) Rolf Wenzel held a series of meetings with government officials

PARIS, 11-1-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — During an official visit to Turkey on 6 and 7 January 2016, the Governor of the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB), Rolf Wenzel, held a series of meetings with government officials in Ankara. Governor Wenzel met … Read the full press release

Infront Sports & Media secured strong line-up of leading sponsor brands and extends media reach for the Turkish basketball league

Infront secured leading international brands as central league sponsors and significantly increased TV presence for the 2015/16 season ISTANBUL, 19-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — As exclusive global media and marketing partner of the Turkish Basketball Federation (TBF), Infront Sports & Media has secured … Read the full press release

Joint press release by Ballast Nedam N.V. and Renaissance Infrastructure B.V.: Ballast Nedam expects material deterioration of its financial results for 2015

This is a joint press release by Ballast Nedam N.V. (“Ballast Nedam”) and Renaissance Infrastructure B.V. (the “Offeror”), a company controlled by RC RÖNESANS İNŞAAT TAAHHÜT A.Ş. (“Renaissance Construction”) pursuant to the provisions of Section 4, paragraphs 1 and 3 … Read the full press release

ASELSAN participates in a conference entitled “Integrated Air & Missile Defence – Eastern Europe” in Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw, Poland, 13-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence Systems Technologies Business Sector participates in a conference entitled “Integrated Aİr & Missile Defence – Eastern Europe”, held in Warsaw/Poland, on July 28-30. Participants, composed of authorities from Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Georgia, Hungary, Lithuania, … Read the full press release

Turkey’s leading retailer MUDO uses SAP® Business Warehouse (SAP BW) application powered by SAP HANA® to help improve reporting and to increase productivity

WALLDORF, 14-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that MUDO, Turkey’s leading retailer for clothing, accessories, furniture and home decorations, is using the SAP® Business Warehouse (SAP BW) application powered by SAP HANA® to help improve reporting and to … Read the full press release