Chemicals

25%

Share of Turkey and its surrounding markets in global petrochemicals consumption.

2nd

Turkey’s rank in plastic production in Europe.

7th

Turkey’s rank in plastic production in the world.

5th

Turkey’s rank in paint production in Europe.

10th

Turkey’s rank in fertilizer consumption in the world.

2nd

Turkey’s rank in net petrochemical imports globally. (after China)

2nd

Turkey’s rank in polypropylene imports globally. (after China)

Why Invest in Chemicals Sector in İzmir?

Turkey is among one of the fastest growing petrochemical markets and offers ample investment opportunities due to growing end-use industries

 

Local demand for home/personal care products is attractive, with 84 million people and the rapid rise of the middle class

 

Construction, automotive, textiles, durable goods drive the demand for chemicals and all are growing sectors in Turkey and in the region.

 

Turkey is one of the largest agricultural producers in the world and Turkey’s demand for agricultural chemicals is one of the highest in the world

Sectoral Clusters

EGEPLASDER – Aegean Region Plastic Industrialists Association operates to gather industry companies under one roof to exchange information on professional issues, and to generate ideas on economic, cultural, and social issues related to the plastics industry in İzmir and Turkey.