INDUSTRY’S KEY FACTS AND FIGURES
World's 8th Largest
Biggest Steel Exporter
Largest Steel Producer
World’s Largest Importer
of Scrap Metal
68% of Steel Production
From Steel Scrap
33.7 Million Tons
Crude Steel Production in 2019
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 standards
Production techniques integrate world standard technological practices.
Turkey continues to invest in upgrading, enhancing and impoving production methods and innovative products.
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%.