Turkey fires back with tariffs on USA cars, alcohol, cosmetics
17 August, 2018, 15:37 | Author: Teresa Adams
In an address in the Turkish capital Ankara, Mr Erdogan insisted his nation's economy was strong and said the currency would soon settle "at the most reasonable level".
"Tax rates on imports of some products have been increased on a reciprocal basis against the US administration's deliberate attacks on our economy", Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Twitter.
On Thursday, Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak assured worldwide investors on a conference call that the country would emerge stronger from its currency crisis and that its banks were healthy. In the months preceding the blockade Turkish companies were handling projects worth about $11.6bn in Qatar, most of which is put into FIFA World Cup 2022 projects, according to Qatar Chamber.
The White House says "we won't forget" how Turkey has treated a detained American pastor, after a court rejected his appeal for release.
The Trump administration has said Turkey could face additional sanctions if he isn't quickly released.
The talks come as the United States and Turkey, two major North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, are engaged in a bitter diplomatic and trade dispute over the detention of an American pastor accused of terror related charges that has helped drive the Turkish currency to record lows last week before recovering some of its losses in recent days.
Tuesday night, Turkey announced new tariffs against the United States, the latest in the mounting tit-for-tat between the long-time allies.
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As the feud between the US administration and Turkey deepens, Turkish officials announced Wednesday they will increase tariffs on certain American imports.
Turkey's lira, meanwhile, dropped nearly 3 percent to almost 6 per dollar TRY=D3 again, having recovered ground rapidly in recent days.
The White House said on Wednesday that it would not remove steel tariffs on Turkey, appearing to give Turkish authorities little incentive to work for the release of Andrew Brunson, a pastor on trial in Turkey on terrorism charges.
Investors are anxious that about Mr Erdogan's control over the central bank and his pressure to keep it from raising interest rates. China's Ministry of Commerce said it had received an invitation from the United States for talks to be held with U.S. Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs David Malpass.
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