Turkish business groups call for Saudi action to resolve trade problems

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s leading business groups urged Saudi Arabia on Saturday to take action to improve trade relations as Turkish firms encounter growing problems in doing business with the Gulf Arab state.

Saudi Arabia and Turkey have been at odds for some years over foreign policy and attitudes towards Islamist political groups. The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in 2018 sharply escalated tensions.

For more than a year, some Saudi and Turkish traders have speculated that Saudi Arabia was enforcing an informal boycott of imports from Turkey.

“Any official or unofficial initiative to block trade between the two countries will have negative repercussions on our trade relations and be detrimental to the economies of both countries,” eight Turkish business groups, including textile exporters and contractors, said in a statement on Saturday.

Saudi Arabia’s government media office has said authorities have not placed

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Mastercard Incorporated to Host Conference Call on Third-Quarter 2020 Financial Results

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PURCHASE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 9, 2020–

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE: MA) will release its third-quarter 2020 financial results. The company will host a conference call to discuss these results at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

The financial results will be posted on the company’s website at investor.mastercard.com. The company will issue an alert over a news wire when the earnings materials are publicly available, including a link to those documents.

Conference Call Details:
U.S. dial-in: (833) 714-0894
International dial-in (outside the U.S.): +1 778 560 2664
U.K. local dial-in: 02035478612
Conference ID: 2393503

A replay of the call will be available for 30 days and can be accessed below:
U.S. dial-in: (800) 585 8367
International dial-in (outside the U.S.): +1 416 621 4642
Conference ID: 2393503

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