Banking forms an integral part of the financial service sector in Turkey. In fact, as of September 2006, 88.2% of the total financial sector was under banking. Most State banks were established to finance a particular industry such as agriculture while private banks focus on the large industrial groups and holdings. As of January 2008, there are a total of 46 banks operating with 7480 branches in Turkey and 50 branches abroad.
Some of the key international banks founded in Turkey include:
International banks with branches in Turkey include:
State-owned commercial banks include:
For a complete listing of all banks in Turkey, click here: