Bentonite production reached 3,145 kt in 2015 in Turkey, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 186 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bentonite production in Turkey reached an all time high of 3,145 kt in 2015 and an all time low of 4.36 kt in 1977. When compared to Turkey's main peers, bentonite production in Bulgaria amounted to 61.6 kt, 1,258 kt in Greece, 6.30 kt in Iraq and 430 kt in Iran in 2015.
Turkey has been ranked 3rd within the group of 54 countries we follow in terms of bentonite production, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.