Elazığ is one of the most economically developed illusions of the region. Elazığ, the point where the Eastern Anatolia Region opened to the west, continues to develop rapidly in trade and industry. Total exports in 2014 in the province of the province has been $ 227.893 thousand. Elazığ is the second most exporting city of Eastern Anatolia Region. The economy of the province is basically developed by the activities carried out in the service sector, industry and agriculture sector. Elazığ, which is an important industrial infrastructure with Organized Industrial Zones, exports 227 million Dollars in 2014. Elazığ, one of the most important underground resources, realized 92% of exports in 2014 in this sector. And also; various sectors such as water products, food products and beverage production, casting, machinery, textile and furniture are the important building blocks of the economy with its competitiveness in the region. Elazığ, which is the leader in the aquaculture sector with its annual trout production of 14400 tons, is an important center in the world with its potential capacity in this sector. Elazığ has an annual production volume of 3 million units. The construction and trade sectors in the service sector are one of the important sectors of the province's economy in terms of the two-way connection with the facts of industrialization and urbanization, and the income and employment that it creates. .
Elazığ CCI TOTAL NUMBER OF MEMBERS
SOURCE: Elazığ CCI, 2014
Source: TİM, 2014
With its 40 years of history, Fırat University has made important strides in the field of engineering especially at the leading universities and university industry cooperation of the country.
Source: TUİK, 2014
One of the 2 Organized Industrial Zones in the province is Animal Products OSB. Elazığ Organized Industrial Zone is an example of the country with its infrastructure facilities and the logistics center on the railway passing through it. It is preparing to serve the investors with the new expansion area which will be opened to service in the coming period. When Elazığ OIZs are examined, it is seen that the weighty sectors are food and marble. In Elazığ center, there is 1049 workplace-sized CSR, providing an average of 5000 jobs.
Source: Ministry of Economy