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CEO sets Turkey's wealth fund on foreign growth path

08 Oct 2020

ISTANBUL Turkey's sovereign investment company aims to generate some $10 billion in funds annually in coming years, initially for investment in domestic petrochemical, mining and insurance industries before looking abroad, its CEO Zafer Sonmez told Reuters.

UPDATE 1-CEO sets Turkey's wealth fund on foreign growth path

08 Oct 2020

* To open China office next year, others later -Sonmez (Adds comments on foreign direct investment, Turkcell, petrochem decision)

Turkey's wealth fund focused on petrochemicals, mining, CEO says

08 Oct 2020

ISTANBUL, Oct 8 Turkey's $240-billion sovereign investment company is focused on domestic petrochemical, mining and insurance investments to bolster the economy in the next few years before turning its attention abroad, its CEO Zafer Sonmez told Reuters.

Turkish floating power plant firm aims to end blackouts in west Libya

07 Jul 2020

ISTANBUL A Turkish company that runs a fleet of floating power generators is sending a technical team to Libya to make a proposal to supply electricity to the west of the North African nation, an executive said.

Turkish floating power plant firm aims to end blackouts in west Libya

07 Jul 2020

ISTANBUL, July 7 A Turkish company that runs a fleet of floating power generators is sending a technical team to Libya to make a proposal to supply electricity to the west of the North African nation, an executive said.

Khashoggi murder trial told oven was lit after killing

03 Jul 2020

ISTANBUL A Saudi consulate worker in Istanbul told a Turkish court on Friday he had been asked to light a tandoor oven less than an hour after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered the building where he was killed. | Video

Turkish business group plans Libya trip to set post-war plan, sources say

01 Jul 2020

ANKARA/ISTANBUL A Turkish business delegation is set to visit Libya within two weeks to assess how Turkey's companies and banks can help rebuild the war-torn country and secure its energy needs, two people familiar with the plan told Reuters.

Turkish business group plans Libya trip to set post-war plan -sources

01 Jul 2020

ANKARA/ISTANBUL, July 1 A Turkish business delegation is set to visit Libya within two weeks to assess how Turkey's companies and banks can help rebuild the war-torn country and secure its energy needs, two people familiar with the plan told Reuters.

RPT-Turkey struggles to ramp up tests as outbreak reaches critical phase

27 Mar 2020

ANKARA/ISTANBUL, March 26 A week after sending half a million coronavirus test kits to the United States, Turkey is struggling to ramp up its own testing for the disease as doctors warn the country has reached a crossroads in containing the fast-growing outbreak.

Turkey struggles to ramp up tests as outbreak reaches critical phase

26 Mar 2020

ANKARA/ISTANBUL A week after sending half a million coronavirus test kits to the United States, Turkey is struggling to ramp up its own testing for the disease as doctors warn the country has reached a crossroads in containing the fast-growing outbreak.

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