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Consumer confidence in Turkey declined by 4.9 percent in October, according to official data released on Thursday, The Turkish statistical institute TurkStat released a report indicating a 3.7-point drop, compared to September, in the consumer confidence index, suggesting economic pessimism among Turkish citizens is on the rise.
The Hamad International Airport (HIA) saw some 2.2mn passengers last month, a 10% increase compared to the same period last year at the Doha International Airport. A total of 2,201,271 travellers departed, transferred and arrived into Qatar during September 2014, showcasing the new airport's standing as an international transit hub.
Chinese power giant Amur Sirius plans to invest up to 45 billion rubles ($1 billion) in Russian solar energy starting next year, business daily Vedomosti reported Wednesday.
Credit rating agency Moody's on Wednesday retained its negative outlook on the Indian banking system, citing an increasing number of non-performing loans in the books of government-controlled banks.
The Department of Trade and Industry has expressed its willingness to provide new or additional incentives for companies that will set up research and development (R&D) centers in the country to help boost the local manufacturing and services sectors.
Newly installed Agriculture Minister Amran Sulaiman said on Tuesday that Indonesia would again reach food self-sufficiency in the next three to four years, by 2018 the latest.
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