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Bank Asya fights back against Erdogan attack

The government’s 10-month attack on Bank Asya has seen its share price slump by 50%, with the stock periodically prevented from trading on the Borsa, Istanbul’s stock exchange. The turmoil surrounding the bank has seen the failure of an agreed deal with the Qatar Islamic Bank, and an unwanted government-led attempt by state-owned deposit bank Ziraat, which recently created an Islamic unit, to absorb the privately owned Bank Asya.

Ethiopian and Turkish Business Tycoons Met

Ethiopian and Turkish business tycoons met here in Ethiopia at the Ethiopian Chambers of Commerce and Sectoral Associations’ office for the purpose of surfing business opportunities in the two countries.

Ethio-Turkish businesswomen to strengthen business ties

The first-ever delegation of businesswomen from Turkey visited and held business meetings for three days in the capital. The meetings have been organized by the first lady, Roman Tesfaye, who in June, had led Ethiopian delegates to Turkey.

President Zuma sends message to the South African – Turkish Business Association Business Awards

President Jacob Zuma has urged the Turkish business people to partner with the Chambers of Commerce in South Africa to help develop small businesses, transfer skills and create black industrialists.

Loyal depositors shoulder Turkey’s Bank Asya while political war rages

Selling everything from their sofas to their wedding rings, Bank Asya clients are battling to shore up the Turkish lender against what they say is a government-orchestrated bid to scuttle it.

Ethiopian Minister of Foreign Affairs holds talks with TUSKON delegation

Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Tedros Adhanom held talks Thursday with the representatives of TUSKON, the Turkish Confederation of Businessmen and Industrialists. Dr. Tedros told the delegation that the Government of Ethiopia deeply valued the relationship between Ethiopia and Turkey.

Bank Asya sells stakes in 2 subsidiaries

In a statement to Borsa İstanbul (BIST), Bank Asya said it is selling a 24.18 percent stake in Turkish construction firm Tuna Gayrimenkul for TL 62.8 million. The bank also said it is selling another construction company, Nil Yönetim Hizmetleri, for TL 69.25 million.

Bank Asya’s corporate governance rating increases

Bank Asya, a leading Turkish financial institution, announced on Sunday that their corporate governance rating had increased in June over its score from last year.

TUSKON-led trade volume reaches $30 billion

The trade bridges created at these meetings have led TUSKON to generate a trade volume of $30 billion so far. Unlike some similar initiatives, TUSKON doesn’t neglect small and medium-sized enterprises. TUSKON’s first priority at trade bridge events is to encourage local entrepreneurs to open up to the world. This choice is a strategic move to diversity markets. In parallel with Turkey’s foreign trade policies, TUSKON has created bridges with a number of trade blocs in Africa, Latin America and Europe and the Eurasia and Pacific regions.

Turkish, Russian businessmen convene at forum

More than 100 Turkish and Russian entrepreneurs attended the event, which was supported by the Russian state bank Sberbank. Among those in attendance were Tula Regional Governor Vladimir Gruzdev, Russia-Turkey Businessmen’s Association (RUTİD) President Esat Sarı and Turkish Confederation of Businessmen and Industrialists’ (TUSKON) Russia envoy Ali Tırnav.

Bank Asya mandates Goldman for strategic partnership

Bank Asya said on Wednesday it has mandated Goldman Sachs as its financial advisor for a strategic partnership, without providing further details.The Islamic lender made the announcement in a filing with the İstanbul stock exchange.

‘Nigeria, Turkey trade volume hits N250bn in 4 years’

Speaking to some Nigerian journalists in Istanbul, the President of Confederation of Businessmen and Industrialists of Turkey, (TUSKON) Mr Rizanur Meral said in 2008 total trade volumes between the two countries was $802million but risen to about $1.5billion(N250 billion) in 2012. He said the increase was due to awareness created by his association for the businessmen in the two countries through organizing seminars and business to business meetings.

Ethiopian PM: It is an honor to work with TUSKON

The two-day forum produced two important agreements. On the first day, TUSKON signed a commercial partnership deal with the Ethiopia Chamber of Commerce and on the second day, the confederation signed a bilateral commercial agreement that promises to provide advantages to TUSKON members in trade not only with Ethiopia, but also with the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), which has 22 member countries.

TUSKON execs in Ethiopia for trade talks

Top executives from the Turkish Confederation of Businessmen and Industrialists (TUSKON), one of the country’s leading business confederations, are in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa to hold talks on mutual trade and investment relations with senior officials such as the Ethiopian prime minister and the ambassador to Ankara.

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