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


Turkey’s rank in plastic production in Europe.


Turkey’s rank in plastic production in the world.


Turkey’s rank in paint production in Europe.


Turkey’s rank in fertilizer consumption in the world.


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


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.