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Turkey 'unlikely' to meet export targets

Turkey 'unlikely' to meet export targets

Turkey is unlikely to meet the economic and export targets set by its government in 2009, say speakers at a conference in Istanbul.

Meeting the ‘Exports Strategy for 2023’ would see the country grow its exports volume to US$500bn a year, while becoming one of the world’s top 10 economies. It would also see the country’s historically high trade deficit reversed, returning an export to import ratio of 80 to 20.

 

Miga backs investment in South Sudan

Miga backs investment in South Sudan

The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (Miga) has signed important legal agreements with the South Sudanese government enabling it to insure foreign direct investment in the country.

 

BCA and KPMG form new African Bankers Forum

The Business Council for Africa (BCA) is collaborating with KPMG to establish the African Bankers Forum.

 

UD Group appoints new CEO

UD Group has consolidated UIL Singapore, UIL Hong Kong and UIL Dubai under UD Trading Group Holding and appointed Thomas McMahon as MD/CEO. 

 

Reed Smith expands Asia offering

Reed Smith expands Asia offering

Jessica Kenworthy, a senior trade finance lawyer at Reed Smith, has relocated from London to Singapore.

March/April 2014

GTR Best Deals 2013

 GTR Best Deals 2013

Market conditions remained tough in 2013, but the year produced some very interesting deals. GTR has chosen the 15 best - congratulations to the winners. 

Ireland's race to recovery

Ireland's race to recovery

The headline figures on the Irish economy are positive. But there’s a fear that everything – exports included – is moving at two speeds. Finbarr Bermingham reports.

 

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Indonesia
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