Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources

Turkey eyes new record in gold production by 2021

Turkish gold production by the end of 2021 is estimated to surpass the record high level in the history of the Turkish Republic that was made last year, Mehmet Yılmaz, president of the Turkish Gold Miners Association, told Anadolu Agency on March 3.

Production in 2020 peaked at 42 tonnes but is estimated to reach a volume of 45 tonnes at least by the year-end, Yılmaz said.

EBRD offers new 400 mln-euro financing for small-scale sustainable energy projects in Turkey

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has said it is providing a new 400 million euro financing package for small-scale renewable energy and resource efficiency projects Turkey in a bid to support the country's continuous drive towards a low-carbon economy, in a written statement on Dec. 7. 

Resist, olives

According to Spanish José Maria Blazquez, writer of World Olive Encyclopedia, olive growing started in Anatolia about 6,000 years ago. The world’s oldest-known olive oil production was discovered near the Aegean town of Urla, in the ancient city Clazomenae.