According to the World Bank’s figures, five Turkish construction companies, the Limak Holding, Cengiz Holding, Kolin, Kalyon and MNG holdings are among the world’s top ten tender-winning companies.
World Bank annually reports the public and private sector investments, projects and contracting companies of the countries.
According the July 1990-2018 figures, Turkey was among the most investing and project developer countries in infrastructure investments.
According to the 143 billion dollars infrastructure investment in the list prepared by World Bank, Turkey came fourth after Brazil, India and China respectively.
As for the infrastructure projects, Turkey came sixth after China, India, Brasil, Russia, and Argentina respectively.
The list further reported that the most invested areas in the infrastructure sector are electric, road, water, sewer system, harbor, natural gas, airport and railway lines.
Meanwhile, it is worth mentioning in the World Bank report that, coming sixth following Argentina in the infrastructure project, Turkey’s five construction companies are among the world’s 10 most tender-winning companies.
In the report, it is also pointed out that the companies have at least 15 percent share in relevant infrastructure projects, reported by World Bank.
Listed as fifth among world’s 10 most tender winning companies, Turkish companies Limak, Cengiz, Kolin, Kalyon and MNG are the leading also both as investor and contracting companies.
These companies are well-known with their close relations to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government. Turkey’s flagship projects as; the new Istanbul Airport, 3rd bridge on the Bosphorus, many other highway and railway lines were all tendered to these companies.