Turkish firms cancel iPhone orders amid nationwide boycott on USA products

Turkish firms cancel iPhone orders amid nationwide boycott on USA products

"You now have another huge selloff in EM, which has been exacerbated by Trump's willingness to jam on more and more sanctions when countries are having trouble in the market - like adding to the sanctions on Turkey", Haidar said. The United States doubled tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminium last week, which contributed to a tumble in the Turkish lira.

The investment package was announced after Qatar's Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani met President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara on Wednesday.

Erdogan also moved to strengthen ties with Germany, Turkey's biggest economic partner by far, accounting for about 37 billion euros ($42 billion) in bilateral trade past year.

The move comes after US President Donald Trump announced that the United States was doubling steel and aluminium tariffs on Turkey, as the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies row over the detention by Turkish authorities of American pastor Andrew Brunson.

A Turkish court on Wednesday rejected a new appeal to free USA pastor Andrew Brunson, whose detention has sparked a major row between Turkey and the United States, local media reported.

"Escalating the use of Section 232 tariffs on imports from Turkey poses serious risks for the United States", Brilliant said.

"Turkey's currency has bounced back from record lows after a lifeline from Qatar".

"The tariffs from Turkey are certainly regrettable and a step in the wrong direction", White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters.

Finance minister Berat Albayrak told more than 3,000 global investors and economists on a video conference that Turkey would emerge stronger from the crisis.

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Qatar poured funds into the country the same day Turkey doubled tariffs on some US imports, such as cars, alcohol and tobacco, one day after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for a boycott of iPhones. "The tariffs are specific to national security", she said.

The lira was trading at 6.3 to the dollar, a gain in value on the day of 0.8 percent.

"Turkey has alternatives", he said.

"President Erdogan appears to be playing a risky game if he thinks he can come out on top in this spat with the U.S.", he commented.

The local court in Izmir rejected Brunson's appeal to be released while his trial is pending.

"The US is our major trade partner but it's not the only one", Pekcan was quoted as saying by the official Anadolu news agency.

President Erdogan said earlier this week that Turkey should not "give in to the enemy" by investing in foreign currencies.

Underscoring the ties between the countries, Sheikh Tamim was the first foreign leader to phone President Erdogan during the failed coup in Turkey in 2016.

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