Turkish, US treasury chiefs meet in Venice

Turkish Treasury and Finance Minister Lütfi Elvan and U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on July 9 met on the sidelines of a G20 meeting in Venice.

"We held a very fruitful meeting [with Yellen] for the improvement of our economic and trade ties," Elvan wrote on Twitter amid the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting.

Economic reforms aim to draw delayed investment: Finance minister

Turkey's new landmark economic reform package aims to attract delayed investments, the country's minister of treasury and finance said on March 16. 

"Global investments narrowed by over 40% in the pandemic period. We're facing delayed demand," Lütfi Elvan told Anadolu Agency's Editor's Desk in the capital Ankara.

Industrial sector created 337,000 jobs in 2020

Turkey's industrial sector over the last year provided 337,000 additional jobs, the country's industry and technology minister said on March 12. 

With the momentum seen in investment figures and electricity consumption in industrial zones, Turkey had a strong start to 2021, said Mustafa Varank, speaking to a virtual Chemistry Sector Council Meeting.

"British strain of coronavirus has arrived to Serbia; I'll receive a Chinese vaccine"

He told Prva TV that he had talked to his friends worldwide in order to provide more vaccines.
"Today, it is harder to get a vaccine than a nuclear weapon," he said.
Vui said that he expected 50.000 people to be vaccinated today.
"We are ninth in the world, I think we can be 6th or 9th in the next 3 days," he said.

North Macedonia’s Naivety About Vaccine Procurement Costs Country Dear

Meanwhile, Britain, the first country from the Western hemisphere to start immunisation, has already vaccinated 4.5 million people, according to One World In Data.

Germany and Italy have vaccinated 1.1 million people each, while North Macedonia's EU neighbours, Greece and Bulgaria, have vaccinated 85,000 and 18,000 people respectively.