PVC and Plastic Industry Report in Turkey
PVC and plastic industry is one of the most important actors of the Turkish economy. Today, the contribution of the plastics industry to the country’s economy is gradually increasing with the total production exceeding 9 million tons, and 35 billion dollars’ worth of turnover, the approaching direct exports of 5 billion dollars and the annual growth of 12% for the last 10 years. Our industry, with its production capacity, has reached the second place in Europe and the sixth place in the world. Especially PVC material is widely used in decoration world. It is widely used because of its cost-effectiveness and long life.
According to the PAGEV reports; ‘’we continue to lead the industry successfully in the framework of the “Unifying Power” mission of the Turkish Plastics Industry. We also know that having the right and reliable data and information is the most important part of the solution when we sign the indispensability of Plastics in our lives and sign our work to tackle our industrial problems with concrete steps based on scientific evidence. In this direction we constantly investigate, collect new data, compile and report them. We present our reports that we believe are important for the development of our industry and our booklets containing important information to the plastics industry representatives, stakeholders and public institutions.’’
The Import and Export Numbers of PVC Foil Sector in Turkey
The total imports of PVC foil in Turkey during the period of 2013-2017 decreased by an average of 2.7% per year on amount and by 5.2% in terms of value and it decreased from 960 thousand tons to 860 thousand tons and from 1 billion 117 million dollars to 903 million dollars. PVC imports increased 13.5% on amount and by 28.1% on value basis in 2017 compared to 2016.
- In 2017, 94% of Turkey’s total PVC imports on amount and 89% of on value accounted for PVC which was not mixed with any other substances
The total exports of PVC door foil in Turkey during the period of 2013-2017 have decreased by an average of 6.6% per annum on amount and by 11.8% per annum on value basis and have fallen from 19 thousand tons to 14 thousand tons and from 26 million dollars to 16 million dollars. PVC exports declined by 29% on amount and 26% on value basis in 2017 compared to 2016.
- In 2017, 43% of Turkey’s total PVC exports on amount and 42% of on value basis amounted to PVC not mixed with any other substance.
- In the mentioned period, plastifed PVC received a 42% share of total PVC exports on amount basis and 40% in value basis.
The main industries where PVC is used in Turkey are;
- Building and Construction,
- Electrical and Electronics and Automotive.
- Furniture and Door Decoration
As you can see, PVC is used in many sectors with more.
The packaging industry uses 60% of total PVC consumption. The packaging shares 19%, automotive 12% and electricity and electronics 8% in total PVC consumption. About 3% of consumption comes from exports in Turkey as of 2016. According to the report, Turkey is among the countries in PVC industry of plastic and quite lucky. Because this product is constantly increasing use, we are very successful in economic terms.
As can be seen, PVC sector is developing day by day and its usage is increasing in the world. As Anka Dekor, we are pvc foil supplier and manufacturer and we proud to serve this sector. As one of the leading companies in the PVC industry, we keep pace with the development and offer our latest technology products. Together with our research and development team and all our team mates, we strive to get better every day. For more information, please contact us.
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