INDUSTRY’S KEY FACTS AND FIGURES
World's 2nd Largest
World's 8th Largest
Biggest Steel Exporter
Largest Steel Producer
World’s Largest Importer
of Scrap Metal
69% of Steel Production
From Steel Scrap
37.3 Million Tons
Crude Steel Production
Proven to meet growing demand in the future-Turkey is the 8th largest crude steel producer in the world
Turkey’s position at the Aegean Region and proximity to key industrial markets means it can respond to demand quickly and on time
Consolidated investments have provided Turkey a world-class infrastructure which enables the country to deliver its products faster
Investments in technology provide state of the art production facilities and new production technologies mean that Turkey can offer quality products at consistently competitive prices
Excellent standarts of training and education ensure an expert workforce for highest production standarts
Production techniques integrate world standart technological practices.
Turkey continues to invest in upgrading, enhancing and impoving production methods and innovative products.
The industry is committed to meet all global and local environmental standards without any recourse to state subsidies. Because 69% of Turkish Steel production is carried out by electric arc furnaces, the average Co2 emission for producing 1 ton of crude steel in Turkey is 0.69 tons. This compares favorably with the global average of 1.5 tons.