Business Sweden invites Swedish suppliers within the automotive industry to present their products and solutions to the decision makers from OEM’s and T1 suppliers in Turkey.
The automotive industry in Turkey
Turkey manufactured approximately 1.1 million vehicles in 2012. 70% of the production was exported. And 70% of the exports were delivered to Europe, which places Turkey amongst 5 largest exporters of vehicles to Europe. It is expected that Turkish automotive sector will grow by 5% in 2013. Components and parts make up a third of Turkey’s USD 19.3 billion total automotive exports.
Turkey’s successful automotive industry has its roots in the 1950’s when Fiat, Renault and Ford started licensed production in the country. Since then the industry has grown to become the country’s largest export industry. Several industrial zones have been established wherein all segments of the automotive industry are concentrated with the purpose to increase cooperation, communications and exchange of technologies.
Today 13 companies manufacture various types of vehicles such as passenger cars, buses, trucks, pickups, mini and midibuses and trailers. Five companies produce passenger cars (Fiat, Honda, Hyundai, Renault, Toyota), nine companies produce pickups and trucks (Isuzu, BMC, Ford, Hyundai, Karsan, Mercedes, Otokar, Temsa, Fiat) and nine companies produce buses and mini buses ( BMC, Ford, Hyundai, Isuzu, Karsan, MAN, Mercedes, Otokar, Temsa)
The sub suppliers industry
There are 4000 companies active in automotive suppliers industry. The automotive sub-suppliers meet 85% of the local demand. The sub-supplier industry comprises a mixture of major multinational producers and local companies. Imports of the sub-supplier sector reached USD 12.6 Billion in 2011. The major import items are electronic components, parts of diesel and semi-diesel engines, gear boxes, inner and outer wheels, mounting body parts, engine parts and components, and transmission assembly.
Target group Turkey
The targeted group for the presentation of the Swedish companies through the supplier’s brochure and for the company visits and meetings are the decision makers at the largest vehicle manufacturers in Turkey and their T1 suppliers
More information and contact
For additional information please register your interest below or contact:
Özlem Özden at Business Sweden in Istanbul
M: +90 212 3179055