DIARY - Turkey - to Dec 5
(All times are provisional and in GMT. For local time, add three hours. This diary is updated every day, and new listings or amendments are marked "*".)
KEY INDICATORS DATE GMT/LOCAL INDICATOR PERIOD PRIOR 1/10 0800/1100 TIM export figures Sept 10.51b 3/10 0700/1000 CPI m/m Sept 0.56% 3/10 0700/1000 CPI y/y Sept 8.88% 3/10 0700/1000 PPI m/m Sept 0.26% 3/10 0700/1000 PPI y/y Sept 4.56% 8/10 1130/1430 CPI forecast 2 week 6.8% 8/10 1430/1730 Treasury cash balance Sept +12.55b 9/10 0700/1000 Industrial production Aug +3.4% 11/10 0700/1000 Current account Aug -$3.86b 15/10 0700/1000 Unemployment July 8.0% 16/10 0700/1000 Consumer confidence Sept 91.1 18/10 1100/1400 Interest rates Oct 5.75% 22/10 1130/1430 CPI forecast 2 week 6.8% 22/10 1400/1700 Debt stock Sept 528.1b 23/10 1130/1430 Capacity usage Oct 74.0% 23/10 1130/1430 Manufacturing conf Oct 103.1 *31/10 0800/1000 Trade balance Sept -$5.86b MONDAY, OCTOBER 1
*ANKARA - Parliament re-opens. President Abdullah Gul will make a speech to the assembly, with Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and Parliament Speaker Cemil Cicek also in attendance (1200).
*ANKARA - Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to hold talks with Masoud Barzani, president of Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region (0600).
*ANKARA - EU Affairs Minister Egemen Bagis to hold talks with Serbian minister Sulejman Ugljanin (0900).
ISTANBUL - Istanbul Chamber of Commerce releases September inflation data for Turkey's biggest city.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2
ISTANBUL - Galatasaray to host Portugal's Braga in Champions League Group H fixture.
*ANKARA - Former prime minister Tansu Ciller expected to answer questions of parliament's commission investigating military coups.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3
ISTANBUL - Science for Peace International Conference. Until Oct. 4.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4
*ISTANBUL - British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg to attend a British Council panel meeting entitled "employment, entrepreneurship and growth: A successful future for Turkey and Britain".
MONDAY, OCTOBER 8
ISTANBUL - International Summit of Istanbul Economists. Until Oct. 10.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9
BELEK, Turkey - Former world champion Tiger Woods to attend Turkish Airways World Golf Finals with $5.3 million purse. Until Oct. 12.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10 *BRUSSELS - European Commission to release annual enlargement report.
ISTANBUL - Istanbul Fashion Week. Until Oct. 13.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11
KAYSERI, Turkey - Energy Minister Taner Yildiz holds Third Turkey Energy Summit. Until Oct. 13.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13
ANKARA - Turkey and the Arab Spring conference.
ISTANBUL - First edition of Istanbul Design Biennial. Until Dec. 12.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16
ISTANBUL - Future Cities conference.
ISTANBUL - GeoPower Turkey conference. Until Oct. 17.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17
ISTANBUL - International New Media Conference. Until Oct. 19.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18
ANKARA - Central Bank to hold monthly MPC meeting.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23
*VAN, Turkey - Erdogan visits eastern city on first anniversary of earthquake that killed more than 600 people and injured more than 4,000 others.
ISTANBUL - Galatasaray to host Romania's CFR Cluj in a Champions League Group H fixture.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24
NATIONWIDE - Eid al-Adha religious holiday. State offices and financial markets close at mid-day. Until Oct. 28.
ANKARA - Central Bank to release minutes of latest MPC meeting.
ANKARA - Central Bank Governor Erdem Basci to announce quarterly inflation report.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 29
NATIONWIDE - Republic Day national holiday. State offices and financial markets close.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31
ANKARA - Last day to bid for the highways and bridges tender.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1
ISTANBUL - Istanbul Chamber of Commerce releases October inflation data for Turkey's biggest city.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6
ANKARA - Deadline for bids in privatisation tender of Akdeniz Elektrik power grid.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7
CLUJ, Romania - CFR Cluj to host Galatasaray in Champions League Group H fixture.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12
ISTANBUL - Next hearing in trial against 44 pro-Kurdish journalists accused of belonging to armed militant group.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13
ANKARA - Deadline for bids in privatisation tender of Bogazici Elektrik power grid.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15
ISTANBUL - Atlantic Council Energy & Economic Forum. Until Nov. 16.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20
ANKARA - Hearings in trial of former president Kenan Evren and retired Air Force commander Tahsin Sahinkaya for staging Sept. 12, 1980, military coup. Until Nov. 22.
ANKARA - Central Bank to hold monthly MPC meeting.
ANKARA - Deadline for bids in privatisation tender of Gediz Elektrik power grid.
ISTANBUL - Galatasaray to host Manchester United in Champions League Group H fixture.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1
ISTANBUL - Istanbul Chamber of Commerce releases November inflation data for Turkey's biggest city.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4
SILIVRI, Turkey - Next hearing in trial against journalist Ahmet Sik for comments he made upon his release from prison in separate Oda TV trial, for which he is still being prosecuted on charges of maintaining links with coup conspirators.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5
BRAGA, Portugal - Braga to host Galatasaray in Champions League Group H fixture.
NOTE - The inclusion of diary items does not necessarily mean Reuters will file a story based on the event. For the Reuters index of All Available Diaries, please click inside the brackets:
. ((Istanbul newsroom tel +90 212 350 7122; email: email@example.com)) Keywords: DIARY TURKEY/