The monetary amount of a total of 19 thousand promissory notes protested in January 2023 was 1 billion TL. In January, compared to the same month of the previous year, the number of promissory notes decreased by 41 percent and the amount of promissory notes decreased by 3 percent.
According to the data announced by the Banks Association of Turkey, in January 2022, the top 5 provinces in which the highest number of bills were protested were Istanbul, Ankara, Konya, Izmir and Bursa, respectively. In terms of amount, 33 percent of the protested bills in Turkey were in Istanbul, followed by Ankara with 9 percent, Konya and Bursa with 6 percent, and Izmir with 5 percent. The provinces with the lowest amount of protested bills were Tunceli, Ardahan and Siirt.
Public banks turned to ‘consumer’
That bank’s money transfers to Turkey were stopped