TURKISH PLASTICS INDUSTRY

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PROCESSING CAPACITY
83 Milyon Ton
PRODUCTION VALUE
35 Milyar $
EXPORTS (Aggregate)
12 Milyar $
EMPLOYED
IN OPERATION

In terms of plastics goods production, Turkey ranks second in Europe and seventh worldwide. Plastics goods production is expected to reach 9,959.2 tons in volume and $37,8 billion in value by the end of 2017. The industry is composed of 6,877 companies operating in plastic goods, raw material and machinery areas. These companies provide employment for 330,127 people.

MAIN EXPORT MARKETS

Countries’ shares within Turkey’s exports (%)

Raw Material

  • Germany
  • Egypt
  • Iran

Goods

  • Iraq
  • Germany
  • Britain

Machinery

  • Russian Federation
  • Iran
  • Algeria

MAIN IMPORT MARKETS

Countries’ shares within Turkey’s imports (%)

Raw Material

  • Saudi Arabia
  • South Korea
  • Germany

Goods

  • China
  • Germany
  • Italy

Machinery

  • China
  • Germany
  • Italy
EXPORTS 2017 (F)
Volume
(x1000 Ton)
Value
(x1.000.000$)
Plastic Raw Material 728,9 992,0
Plastic Goods 1.617,3 4.281,9
Machinery for processing plastics and rubber N/A 162,5
Rubber 598,2 2.452,3
IMPORTS 2017 (F)
Volume
(x1000 Ton)
Value
(x1.000.000$)
Plastic Raw Material 7.158,2 10.073,7
Plastic Goods 621,0 3.076,8
Machinery for processing plastics and rubber N/A 575,2
Rubber 983,1 2.933,8