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UK wants to work with Turkey to meet demand for medical equipment: Ambassador

The coronavirus pandemic has created a huge demand in countries for certain sorts of medical equipment and much of this is manufactured in Turkey, British Ambassador to Ankara Dominick Chilcott has told Hürriyet Daily News, expressing his country's will to further cooperate with Turkey to meet the demand in the two countries.

Hazelnut exports reap $1.65 bln in Sept-March

Turkey, the world's biggest hazelnut supplier, yielded revenues of $1.65 billion from the nuts exports between September 2019 and this March, according to a regional trade group on April 2.

The Black Sea Hazelnut and Products Exporters' Association data showed that the seven months figure jumped 52 percent from the same period last year.

Karahantepe on way to be new face of Turkey

Karahantepe ancient site in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa, which is home to more than 250 Neolithic-era T-shaped obelisks similar to the ones in the world-famous Göbeklitepe, is on the way to become the new face of Turkey.

New rules introduced for utility bills

Turkey's energy regulator EPDK has announced new measures for natural gas and electricity bills for the next three months amid the coronavirus break.

ESPA cash set to boost real economy

European resources of 4.5 to 6.5 billion euros are being released from the Partnership Agreement for the Development Framework, known in Greece as ESPA, to be rapidly channeled to the real economy so they can be used to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Courier companies are overloaded

Courier companies are these days facing demand comparable to the pre-Christmas period or Black Friday, as the coronavirus crisis has sent their workload soaring. However, the conditions they have to operate in are tough, and they are now scrambling to adapt to meet the jump in demand as a result of households' rapid swing toward online commerce.

Staikouras: No touching the cash buffer

The government will not touch the country's cash buffer and will announce fresh support measures next month, Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said on Friday, adding that the economy is expected to rebound considerably in the year's second half, moderating its annual contraction for 2020 to 3-4 percent.