Turkey Ceramic Tiles Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)
The Turkish ceramic tiles market is expected to witness strong growth during the forecast period, owing to factors such as increasing construction activities and urbanization. Ceramic tiles are durable, rigid, and environment-friendly, which comply with the green building standards, and thus, are gaining traction in flooring and walling applications.
Turkey has one of the oldest and fastest-growing ceramic manufacturing industries in the world. The ceramic tile manufacturing industry is one of the most developed sectors in Turkey. The country has emerged as one of the top ten ceramic tile manufacturers in the world. The industry in the country is eighth in the world and third in Europe, with a production capacity of over 330 million sqm.
Turkey is the fourth-largest ceramic tile exporter in the world, and it exports nearly 30% of its produce to more than 100 countries across five continents. The most important export markets, in order of vitality, are Germany, Israel, the United Kingdom, Canada, and United States.
The market in Turkey is witnessing a new trend of ceramic tiles with natural stone looks and the manufacturers are coming up with various product variants, inspired by nature, with traditional designs such as Turkish motifs.
Key Market Trends
Rising Construction Activities in Turkey are Driving the Market
The ceramic tiles industry is driven by the construction sector in Turkey. The construction sector plays an important role in the Turkish economy. Due to the growing number of mega projects and the investments around them, the political dynamics also play a major role in the economic balances across the country.
Furthermore, the expanding investments in the field of infrastructure, such as transportation and energy throughout the country and the development of new settlements, have been effective in increasing the number of housing projects. The direct share of the construction sector in the Turkish economy is 8% and the indirect share is 30%, when different construction sectors are considered within the scope of the study.
Increasing Exports of Turkish Ceramic Tiles
Exports are vital for the Turkish ceramic industry. From 2015 to 2018, the Turkish ceramic tile exports grew steadily, to 100 million sqm, representing 30% of the national production. Turkey is the world’s seventh-largest ceramic tile-exporting country.
The country’s tile exports have grown steadily over the last four years (77 million sqm in 2015, 81 in 2016, 93 in 2017, and 100 in 2018), and currently, they represent 30% of the Turkish production volume (having accounted for 335 million sqm in 2018), with an average selling price of about EUR 5/sqm. Almost half of the country’s total tile exports in 2018 were sold across countries in the European Union, a quarter was sold in Asia, and 17% in North America. The increasing exports of ceramic tiles from Turkey are expected to fuel the growth of its market.
The Turkish ceramic tiles market is fragmented, with the presence of players, such as Kale Group, Turkish Ceramics, and NG Kuthaya Seramik. The market players are continuously introducing products with low environmental impact and enhanced durability, as well as aesthetics, to gain the consumers' attention. The major players in the industry are focusing on achieving optimal operational costs, enhancing their product quality, and maximizing their production output. To capture the market share, the companies are investing in modern technologies, such as digital inkjet printing technology.
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