Balance of payments posted a deficit of 1.82 billion dollars in July. Thus, the 12-month current account deficit was 14 billion 941 million.
According to the Consumer Confidence Index announced by the TurkStat for August, the consumer confidence index has dropped to 59.6 percent. In July, the index also dropped when compared with the previous month.
"In the near term, policies need to cushion the impact of the Covid-19 crisis and protect the most vulnerable through temporary and targeted fiscal support," the fund has stated in its External Sector Report.
At least 70 people, including the President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Davut Tezcan, were detained in the police attack on the shopkeepers who wanted to be displaced on the grounds of the Presidency's "risky area" decision in Bitlis.
AKP's President Tayyip Erdogan once again ordered the judiciary not to release HDP former Co-Chair Selahattin Demirtaş.
Figen Yüksekdağ has written a book called 'The walls will be pulled down'. The book will be on shelves on September 1.