TR
STEEL
EXPORTERS' ASSOCIATION

WHY TURKISH STEEL

TURKISH STEEL

INDUSTRY’S KEY FACTS AND FIGURES

World's Largest
Rebar Exporter
World's 8th Largest
Steel Producer
World's 6th
Biggest Steel Exporter
Europe's 2nd
Largest Steel Producer
Exports to
197 Countries
World’s Largest Importer
of Scrap Metal
68% of Steel Production
From Steel Scrap
33.7 Million Tons
Crude Steel Production in 2019

WHY

TURKISH STEEL

PRODUCTION
CAPACITY

Proven to meet growing demand in the future-Turkey is the 8th largest crude steel producer in the world

PROXIMITY
TO MARKETS

Turkey’s position at the Aegean Region and proximity to key industrial markets means it can respond to demand quickly and on time

MODERN
INFRASTRUCTURE

Consolidated investments have provided Turkey a world-class infrastructure which enables the country to deliver its products faster

COMPETITIVE
PRICING

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

EXPERIENCED &
SKILLED WORKFORCE

Excellent standarts of training and education ensure an expert workforce for highest production standards

LATEST
TECHNOLOGIES

Production techniques integrate world standard technological practices.

CONTINUED
INVESTMENTS

Turkey continues to invest in upgrading, enhancing and impoving production methods and innovative products.

GREENER
STEEL

The industry is committed to meet global and local environmental standards without any course to state subsidies. 68% of Turkish steel production is carried out by electric arc furnaces. EAF steel production has lower CO2 emissions intensity than production using BF/BOF. In this sense, Turkey is one of the few environment friendly steelmaker country in the world with 68% EAF route production, where average global EAF route production rate ranges between 28-29%.