Agriculture and food exports generate $12.2 billion in revenue

Türkiye's agriculture, food and drinks industry has generated a total of $12.23 billion in export revenues in the first six months of 2023.

The industry's imports, on the other hand, amounted to $12.46 billion, according to the Federation of Food and Drink Industry Associations (TGDF).

Export and imports rose 1 percent and nearly 18 percent, respectively, from a year ago.

Lucic: We will fight for unobstructed MTS operations in Kosovo-Metohija

KOSOVSKA MITROVICA - Telekom Srbija CEO Vladimir Lucic said at the weekend a decision by Pristina's business registration agency to abolish MTS doo, Telekom Srbija's daughter company in Kosovo-Metohija, was completely without legal grounds and that Telekom Srbija would use all legal means available to enable the company to operate without obstructions.

Bond yields reaching EU average

Greek bond yields have fallen fast and currently the 2- and 10-year-bonds are trading at around the European average, 3.31% and 3.8% respectively.

Since the European Central Bank (ECB) started raising its rates to fight inflation, Greek borrowing costs have dropped by almost 10%, even as other eurozone members have seen their own inching upward.

Out of touch

SYRIZA's choices of candidates for the local elections in October show that the party is out of touch with society. It is also heading fast toward a phase of introversion and contraction, leaving a vacuum in the opposition.

Mali: Serbia's debt-to-GDP ratio at 50.5 pct

BELGRADE - Serbia's debt-to-GDP ratio is 50.5 pct and the country has not crossed the red line of overindebtedness, says Serbian Deputy PM and Finance Minister Sinisa Mali.

In response to criticism from opposition leader Dragan Djilas, Mali said that, by comparison, the Eurozone debt-to-GDP ratio was 91.2 pct according to the latest Eurostat figures.