According to the March 2023 results of the Turkey IMSAD Monthly Sector Report, which is carefully monitored by the construction sector and economic environment, construction materials industrial production increased by 12.2% in January compared to the same period of the previous year. In the report, which emphasized that production in 18 sub-sectors increased compared to the same period of 2022, the earthquake effects that caused great destruction in 11 provinces were also included. Accordingly, the zoning cost required for the reconstruction of 704 thousand 281 buildings identified in the region was calculated as 70.8 billion dollars.
The March 2023 results of the Monthly Sector Report prepared by the Turkish Construction Material Industrialists' Association (Turkey IMSAD), the umbrella organization of the construction material sector, have been announced. According to the report, in the first month of 2023, construction materials industry production increased by 12.2 percent compared to January last year. While 18 of the 22 sub-sectors in the construction materials industry experienced an increase in production, production decreased in 4. While the highest increase was experienced in the ready-mixed concrete sector with 58 percent, the metal door and window sector took the second place with an increase of 51.2 percent. While the production increase in the following 12 sectors was in double digits, there was an 8.2 percent decrease in iron and steel construction products among the sub-sectors where production decreased.
The cost of reconstruction in the disaster area is 70.8 billion dollars
In the report prepared by Turkey IMSAD; The effects of the earthquakes that occurred on February 6 in Kahramanmaraş and caused great destruction in 11 provinces were also included in the sector. According to the data obtained from the comprehensive report prepared by the Presidential Strategy and Budget Directorate of the Republic of Turkey, the cost of reconstruction in the earthquake region was calculated as 70.8 billion dollars. The cost of rebuilding housing in the area was $54.7 billion, $2.0 billion for the reconstruction of businesses and $0.7 billion for repairing damaged buildings. The total cost for the reconstruction and maintenance/repair of municipal buildings and education and health buildings was set at $8.2 billion. The cost of reconstruction and repair required for infrastructure services was projected at $5.23 billion. The cost of infrastructure/water/sewerage construction for the new construction was stated as $ 2.65 billion, and the cost of repair/maintenance in the transportation sector was stated as $ 1.69 billion.