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The capacity utilization rate in Türkiye in the manufacturing industry decreased by 1.2 points in January compared to the previous month and fell to the level of May 2021 with 75.3%

January 28, 2023 In January 2023, the answers given to the Business Tendency Survey by 1751 workplaces operating in the manufacturing industry were aggregated and evaluated. The seasonally adjusted Capacity Utilization Rate (CUR-MA) in Türkiye across the manufacturing industry decreased…

EU imposes strict rules on banks holding crypto assets

January 27, 2023 In an effort to restrict the amount of unregulated cryptocurrencies that banks can store, legislators in the European Union have established tough regulations on banks holding digital assets. Strict regulations for banks that handle cryptocurrencies For any…

IMF: Asia Needs a Digitalization-Driven Productivity Boost

Janaury 27, 2023 Asia’s strong economic rebound from the pandemic is losing steam as tightening financial conditions, reduced export demand, and China’s sharp and uncharacteristic slowdown dim the outlook. More broadly, deep economic scars from the pandemic and the lackluster productivity growth that…

For the third consecutive month, private sector activity in France declined in January

January 27, 2023 According to preliminary findings of the purchasing managers survey by S&P Global, France’s private sector activity declined for the third consecutive month in January, albeit marginally, showing that the country’s economic crisis has been mild so far….

In 2022, the number of newly established companies in Türkiye increased by 27,8% with respect to the previous year

Janaury 27, 2023 In the year 2022 the number of newly established Companies and the number of cooperatives in Türkiye increased by 27,8% and 38,8% while the number of sole proprietorships decreased by 1,7% with respect to the year 2021.​…

Producer and Import Price Index in Switzerland fell in December 2022 by 0.7%; annual inflation in 2022 reached +5.6%

January 27, 2023 The Producer and Import Price Index in Switzerland fell in December 2022 by 0.7% compared with the previous month, reaching 108.5 points (December 2020 = 100). Compared with December 2021, the price level of the whole range…

In the US, the Producer Price Index for Final Demand fell by 0.5% in December

January 26, 2023 PRODUCER PRICE INDEXES IN THE US – DECEMBER 2022 The Producer Price Index for final demand declined 0.5 percent in December, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Final demand prices advanced 0.2 percent in…

Turkey will expand its investments in energy and pursue a zero-emissions goal

January 26, 2023 Small and medium-sized modular reactors (SMR), in addition to conventional nuclear power plants, have been put on the agenda for the “zero emission” target anticipated for 2053, according to Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Dönmez. When…

WEF: Artificial intelligence can support retail operations, increasing profits and optimizing business processes

January 26, 2023 Specific benefits include automation, loss prevention and sustainability. It can also bring down costs, optimize supply chains and increase customer satisfaction. Retail businesses need to prioritize profit and productivity to remain competitive in today’s global market. It’s…

Financial wealth of Belgian households fell by €23.6 billion in Q3 2022

January 26, 2023 Falling stock market prices and rising interest rates once again caused the value of financial assets to depreciate in the third quarter of 2022. Households were less active in the third quarter and, overall, in the first…

Government deficit at 3.3% of GDP in the euro area and 3.2% of GDP in the EU

January 26, 2023 In the third quarter of 2022, the seasonally adjusted general government deficit to GDP ratio stood at 3.3% in the euro area and 3.2% in the EU. Sizeable increases in the deficits compared to the second quarter…

World’s ‘most powerful’ tourism city: Paris

January 25, 2023 Great dining, fine art, and fine clothing are well-known in Paris. However, a recent assessment from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) also claims that Paris is the most influential tourist destination in the world. The…

Foreign direct investment in China increased by 8% in 2022 compared to the previous year

January 25, 2023 According to official data released, China’s inbound foreign direct investment (FDI) increased for a third year in a row in 2022, demonstrating that despite the pandemic, the nation is still a popular destination for foreign investment. According…

Japan ran its largest trade deficit ever in 2022, driven by the weak Yen and rising energy prices

January 25, 2023 Japan ran its biggest annual trade deficit of ¥19.97 trillion ($155.27 billion) in 2022, as higher energy and raw material prices along with the yen’s precipitous fall boosted import costs, government data showed Thursday, offsetting growth in…

Costs of retail investment products in Hungary continue slow decline

January 25, 2023 The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU financial markets regulator and supervisor, publishes its fifth annual report on the costs and performance of European Union (EU) retail investment products. In the report ESMA looks at…