Turkish Statistical Institute
The government is considering extending a 25 percent cap on rent hikes, Justice Minister Yılmaz Tunç has said.
"Works [on the cap] are ongoing. We are hoping to finalize the respective regulations by July 1," Tunç told reporters following the ruling Justice and Development Party's (AKP) central decision and executive board meeting.
The consumer confidence index declined by 6.5 percent month-on-month to 85.1 in June, after improving in the two previous months, data have shown.
Any index figure above the 100-mark indicates optimism among consumers.
All main sub-indices in the consumer tendency survey, carried out jointly by the Central Bank and the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK), fell in June.
Both retail sales and turnover in four key sectors, namely industry, construction, trade and services, have increased on an annual basis in April, data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) have shown.
The retail sales volume index rose by 27.5 percent in April from a year ago, though slowing from the 28.8 percent year-on-year increase recorded in the previous month.
Türkiye's unemployment rate inched up from 10.1 percent in March to 10.2 percent in April, the data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) have shown.
The number of unemployed people increased by 74,000 from March to 3.89 million in April.
The unemployment rate among men was 8.1 percent, and among women was 14.3 percent.