The lighting sector is an exciting and challenging field of the manufacturing industry as it combines art and science.
Today, the demand for lighting products is not based solely on the simple need for illumination, but also on the desire to add aesthetic value and style to the space.
There are about 50 large scale companies and 300 medium and small scale companies in the industry dealing with production. Most of these companies are located in Istanbul, with some in Ankara and Izmir.
In Harmonized System, the lighting products are classified under 8513, 8539 and 9405 codes. Turkish Lighting Products are exported to more than 150 countries throughout the world.
After the global financial crisis in 2009, Turkish exports have increased about 3.5% annually and reached at US$252.8 million in 2017.