In the list of the “250 largest international contractors in the world, 2018″ established by ENR (Engineering News Record), which holds the list of the largest in the construction sector since the income from projects last year, the Turks are rank second with 46 companies. Turkish companies, from 40 to 46 in 2017, continued their activities in the world championship, keeping their ranges. With this figure, Turkey took second place after China, which took first place with 68 companies. Third place was taken by the United States with 36 companies. It was noted that the United States, with 43 companies from the previous list, had declined. All is well … In view of the overall figures, in the international construction sector the acceleration is still increased and in this fact, the growth of the construction market has caught up to 482 billion dollars with an increase of 3.1% in 2017. Medium East is in force. It is expressed in the report ” Return is started in the market ” that the news in the direction of the growth of the overall construction market which is in performance stopping because of decreased oil prices and thus political ambiguities; but local and national impediments and the concerns of the trade war are forcing companies to be on the safe side of price. The participation in the market of Turkish companies in the list was 3.8 in 2013, and although it was increased to 4.3 in 2014, to 4.6 in 2015, to 5.5 in 2016, it was decreased to 4.8 in 2017
The regional participation of Turkish entrepreneurs for the Middle East is increased from 9.1% to 9.7%, for Asia it is decreased from 7% to 4%. Keep the participation in Africa by 5.1%; it is increased in Europe from 6.5% to 6.8%. “We have the honor of keeping our place in the list with 46 companies and coming in second place after China. Says the President of the Turkish Entrepreneurs Association, Mr. Yenigun Mithat. He continued with his speech: “The 9.2 billion dollar performance achieved by our sector for the first half of the year abroad is really encouraging. “. He added: “The growth of energy prices will be reflected positively on the investment environment such as Saudi Arabia and Algeria where Turkish companies have great references. So with a view to normalizing our relations with Russia and opportunities in potential markets such as sub-Saharan Africa; it is estimated that the value of the projects to be charged would have arrived up to 20 billion dollars. “. He also said: “By creating the brand” Turkish Entrepreneurship “that will be effective in the international sector and the leader of his region; the most important goal is to increase the participation of Turkish entrepreneurs in the international market at 7%, ie 50 billion dollars. “. It was found on the ENR 2018 list that the 4 companies in the first 5 Turkish companies have moved up.