Ruhsar Pekcan

Turkey-Azerbaijan trade to reach $15B

An increase in the mutual investments and commissioning of a free trade agreement (FTA) could easily pave the way for Turkey and Azerbaijan to reach as much as $15 billion (TL 121 billion) in bilateral trade volume, Turkey’s Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan said Friday. Pekcan's remarks came as she and the accompanying delegation arrived in Baku to meet with Azerbaijani officials and hold talks on bilateral relations, Daily Sabah writes

Time to make new breakthroughs in Asian markets

Turkey’s trade minister urged exporters to make new breakthroughs in Asia, a gigantic market whose middle class is gradually expanding, consumption habits are swiftly diversifying, and technology and innovation infrastructure is rapidly developing

Turkey and Italy eyeing $30B trade volume

Turkey and Italy are aiming to reach a bilateral trade volume of $30 billion from the current $20 billion, Turkish trade minister Ruhsar Pekcan said. Italy is an important trader partner serving as the third-largest export destination …

Turkey cuts duties on some U.S. goods by half

Turkey reduced by half the additional duties levied on 22 products originating in the U.S. in a reciprocal move, Turkish trade minister Ruhsar Pekcan said. The move came after the U.S. government announced that it …

Ankara: Turkey to respond in kind to US sanctions

Turkey will continue to pursue policy of tit-for-tat responses to any U.S. actions, Turkish Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan said after Washington threatened to impose more sanctions on Turkey in an escalated row between …

Turkey invites U.S. to panel in WTO

Turkey invited the U.S. to a panel in the World Trade Organization (WTO) about doubling tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, Turkish Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan said. Speaking at a working dinner on the sidelines of …