Aegean Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals Exporters Association founded in 1997 is one of the 12 associations operating under the roof of General Secretariat of Aegean Exporters Associations (AEA). The Associations main objective is to ensure sustainable and profitable export growth of its more than 1700 member companies in Aegean Region of Turkey representing 1,5 billion USDollars of export annually.
Aegean Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals Exporters Association is a non profit organization aiming to gather the main companies and stakeholders of ferrous and non-ferrous metals sector including iron and steel products (mainly long products, tubes and pipes, flats, screws, bolts, chains, wires, nails, staples), copper, aluminium and metal products sub sectors.
The majority of Aegean Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals Exporters Associations members are active in iron and steel industry which is one of the locomotive sectors of Turkeys export growth. Due to high quality production, capacity, fast delivery and experience, member companies exported iron and steel products to many well-known and prestigious projects in the world such as Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur etc. Turkeys total steel export volume is 21 million tons worth 14 billion USDollars and total production is around 33 million tons annually. Turkey is the worlds 8th biggest steel producer globally and 2nd largest steel producer in Europe.