10th Turkchem International Chemical Industry Exhibitions; 27-29 November 2024

Turkchem International Chemical Industry Exhibition will host participants and visitors at the Istanbul Expo Center between November 27-29, 2024.


Deadline Extension – Apply For The Responsible Care® Awards 2024 Before 12 July!

The 2024 Responsible Care Awards will highlight projects and initiatives that are shaping the future of the chemical industry in Europe.


ISO 500 - Türkiye's Top 500 Industrial Enterprises

The results of Turkey's Top 500 Industrial Enterprises Survey for 2023 have been announced!


The Responsible Care® Awards 2024 Is Now Open For Applications!

Companies and national associations are invited to submit projects in five categories. The spotlight will be given to leading organisations who are seen as driving forward the EU chemicals industry.


Ilham Kadri, Syensqo CEO, Becomes Cefic's New President

Dr. Ilham Kadri, CEO of Syensqo, becomes Cefic President, succeeding Dr. Martin Brudermueller.


Financing Opportunities Available for Green Transformation

Financing Opportunities That Can Be Used to Achieve Green Transformation Goals have been published by the Ministry of Commerce as of April 1, 2024. It will be updated every three months.


Climate Change Mitigation Strategy and Action Plan

Climate Change Mitigation Strategy and Action Plan was published by the Climate Change Presidency.


paintistanbul & Turkcoat; 8-10 May 2024


Cefic Advocacy Trackers February 2024


Antwerp Declaration For A European Industrial Deal

73 industry leaders spanning almost 20 industrial sectors presented ‘The Antwerp Declaration for a European Industrial Deal’ to Belgian Prime Minister, Alexander De Croo and Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen.


Critical Raw Materials Regulation and CBAM Transition Period Default Values

It is reported that a guide has been published regarding the default values that can be used to determine embedded emissions in imported products during the transition period between October 1, 2023 and December 31, 2025.


The EU has published a comprehensive Q&A on the CBAM

The EU published a Q&A text regarding the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) on 28 November 2023


WEBINAR: "Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism 14 December 2023"

We will be pleased to invite all our stakeholders to our webinar, where the current status of the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism, one of the main policy initiatives of the European Green Deal, as well as its potential impacts on our chemical industry and the road map for our industry will be conveyed.


AKDENİZ CHEMSON was deemed worthy of the Responsible Care 2023 Commendation Award.

AKDENİZ CHEMSON, a valuable member of the Turkish Chemical Manufacturers Association, was deemed worthy of praise in the Safe and Sustainable Operations category at the European Responsible Care® Awards 2023.


World in 2024 - Geopolitical and Economic Outlook

A panel on the theme of World - Geopolitical and Economic Outlook in 2024 was held at the Policy Horizon Digital Event of the Chemical Convention held in Bratislava, Slovakia on October 5, 2023.


Turkey's 500 Largest Industrial Enterprises 2022 Results has been announced.

Istanbul Chamber of Industry (ISO) announced the 2022 results of the "Turkey's 500 Largest Industrial Enterprises Research", which determines the league of giants of the industrial sector and has been conducted continuously since 1968.


Medium Term Program 2024-2026 has been announced.

The Medium Term Program (2024-2026), in which the basic macroeconomic aggregates and policies are determined, was published in the Official Gazette dated 06 September 2023 and numbered 32301 (duplicate).


CBAM Implementation Regulation has been published

The European Union aims to prevent carbon leakage in imports to its countries with the application developed within the scope of the carbon neutrality target.


The European Responsible Care® Awards 2023

As European chemical industry embarks on the biggest transformation in its history, this year RC awards will recognise our industry’s efforts to go climate neutral, circular, digital and transition to safe and sustainable chemicals.


EU CBAM, ETS & Social Climate Fund

The European Parliament adopted the regulations on the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM), Emissions Trading System (ETS) & Social Climate Fund on April 18th, 2023


Türkiye's Updated Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs)

The Republic of Turkey submitted the updated Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) to the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.


Guidance to Implementation of CBAM

The European Union has published a guidance document for the implementation of the Border Carbon Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM).

Cefic Advocacy Trackers

The European Chemical Industry Council has published the document that includes the impact assessment of the laws, regulations and directives and the current latest situation published by the European Commission within the framework of the European Green Deal


IPCC AR6 Synthesis Report

IPCC AR6 Synthesis Report Published on March 20, 2023


EU Chemical Industry Facts And Figures 2023

2023 Edition Of The EU Chemical Industry Facts And Figures And Regional Landscape is published


TKSD 19th Ordinary General Assembly Meeting

The 19th Ordinary General Assembly Meeting of our Association was held on Monday, February 20, 2023 at Istanbul Kozyatağı Hilton Hotel with the wide participation of our members.


The EU Chemical Industry Transition Pathway

A Milestone Moment For The European Chemicals Industry: The EU Chemical Industry Transition Pathway Helps Define The Sector’s Path To 2050


Latest News

Current news from our association

2024 II. Period - Severance Ceiling Amount Amended

2024 II. Period - Severance Ceiling Amount Amended


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CBAM Webinar Slides

On Wednesday, 19.06.2024 between 10:00-12:00, a detailed assessment was made on the current status of the CBAM Regulation.


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Cefic Voted Best EU Trade Association In Brussels For The Second Year Running

Cefic expressed its gratitude to be awarded the "Best EU Trade Association" of 2024 by BestinBrussels for the second year in a row.


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Joint Statement - Advancing the Green Deal. Setting a new Industrial Deal. Securing Europe’s Prosperity.

Key Industry Associations have penned a joint statement calling for Industrial Deal to Complement Green Deal and Secure Europe’s Prosperity.


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ACHEMA 2024: Cefic To Explore How To Boost The Chemical Industry’s Innovation Journey In Europe

For the first time, the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) will be participating in ACHEMA 2024, held from 10 – 14 June in Frankfurt, Germany.


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The Ministry of Trade updated the “Circular on Trademark and Turquality® Support” on May 14, 2024.

This update signals an significant and optimistic development for the chemical industry.


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European Commission guidance on CBAM implementation for non-EU plant operators

The Turkish translation of the European Commission's guidance on the implementation of the CBAM for non-EU facility operators was published on the website of the Ministry of Trade on May 13, 2024.


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As TKSD, we participated in the 9th ISTANBUL CARBON SUMMIT organized by Prof. Dr. Filiz KARAOSMANOĞU at Istanbul Technical University on 6-7 May 2024.


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Draft Regulation on Management of Industrial Emissions was Evaluated

A Consultation Meeting on the Draft Regulation on Industrial Emissions Management was held in cooperation with the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) and the Ministry of Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change.


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National Inventory Questionnaire for the Determination of Persistent Organic Pollutant Emissions

The National Inventory Form for the Determination of Persistent Organic Pollutant Releases was submitted by the Priority Chemicals Branch Directorate within the scope of the Stockholm Convention.


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Cefic Views on the Green Claims Directive

You can access The Cefic Position Paper on 'Cefic's Views on the Green Claims Directive' here.


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Cefic Launches New “Safe And Sustainable-By-Design Guidance” For Research & Innovation Within Chemical Companies

Cefic’s new publication offers detailed, actionable advice to integrate state-of-the-art Safe and Sustainable-by-Design principles across the entire innovation processes.


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Request for Consultation / Draft Regulation on Management of Industrial Emissions

The Ministry of Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change opened the draft “Regulation on Management of Industrial Emissions” for consultation.


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Announcements from the Ministry of Commerce on the Net Zero Industry Law and the Right to Repair Directive

Announcements were made by the Ministry of Commerce on 6 February 2024 on the issues of "political agreement on the Net Zero Industry Law" and "temporary agreement on the EU Right to Repair Directive".


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Last Call for Net Zero: Seizing the Opportunity Behind the Challenge in Türkiye

Chasing short-term gains could cost Türkiye its climate goals—but with the right moves, the nation could turn green growth into a competitive edge.


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Carbon Border Adjustment Mechamism Nano Training

The Turkish version of the CBAM initial training prepared by the European Commission has been published.


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Responsible Care Global Charter

International Council of Chemical Societies (ICCA) Responsible Care® Global Charter: Regarding being included in the “Signatory Companies” list


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Regarding "Social Security Support Premium Employer Share Five Point Premium Discount"

A General Letter dated 22.09.2023 was published by the General Directorate of Insurance Premiums (SGK) of the Social Security Institution.


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The World Bank is opening TÜBİTAK calls within the scope of the Türkiye Green Industry Project

Within the scope of the World Bank Turkey Green Industry Project coordinated by the Ministry of Industry and Technology, product or process development activities of the private sector for green transformation will be supported by TÜBİTAK-TEYDEB.


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Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism Sectoral Webinars

European Commission organizes Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism Sectoral Webinars


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Request for Consultation / Draft Climate Law Proposal

The "Draft Climate Law Proposal" has been opened for comment by the Ministry of Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change.


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Activities for Turkey's 500 Largest Industrial Establishments in 2022 have started

Istanbul Chamber of Industry traditionally determines Turkey's First and Second 500 Largest Industrial Enterprises every year and presents them to the public.


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Request for Consultation Regarding the Legislative Initiative to Ban the Production and/or Export of Hazardous Chemicals.

We would like to inform you about the request for opinion sent to us from the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey regarding the legislative initiative initiated by the Commission to ban the production and/or export of some hazardous chemicals banned in the EU within the scope of the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability.


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Industrial Fires Explosions 2022 Report

"Industrial Fires and Explosions Report 2022" was published by TMMOB Chamber of Chemical Engineers Istanbul Branch in April.


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Cefic Statement On The Publication Of The European Commission’s Net-Zero Industry Act

European Chemical Industry Council presented its statement on the Publication Of The European Commission’s Net-Zero Industry Act


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The Journey Of Petrochemicals Explained: From Raw Materials To 95% Of All Manufactured Goods

Petrochemicals Europe, an industry group of Cefic, has recently updated its flowchart, illustrating the complex journey of petrochemicals from raw materials to everyday products.


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VIII. Istanbul Carbon Summit - May 2, 2023

The 8th Istanbul Carbon Summit event, which will be held on February 23, 2023, has been updated as May 2, 2023.


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The Recognition Of The Mass Balance Chain Of Custody Is Key To Accelerating Chemical Recycling And Meeting The EU’s Climate And Circularity Targets


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TKSD is a member of the European Chemical Manufacturers Council.

TKSD is a member of the Turkish Enterprise and Business Confederation

TKSD is a member of the Federation of Sectoral Associations

TKSD is a member of the Chemical Industry Platform