The government which is continuing its studies regarding the increase in the foreign currency exchange rates has taken some measures. Within this framework the foreign currency exchange rates used for taxation and funds are being frozen for 90 days.
Making important statements ahead of the Council of Ministers meeting with regard to the increase in the foreign currency exchange rates, Prime Minister Kalyoncu said that in order to prevent difficulties in tourism and education sectors, the foreign currency rates have been fixed for the next 90 days.
Emphasizing that the fixed foreign currency rates will be used for the import transactions such as food, clothing, electric appliances, medicine and agricultural fertilizers. Kalyoncu stated that things like cigarettes, alcoholic drinks, motor vehicles and fuel products are excluded.