Invest News DetailHaber Turk - Petrochemical Holding (PETKIM), Turkey’s leading petrochemical company, posted a net profit of TRY 40.5 million in H1 of 2009. Petkim’s main plant complex located at Yarimca in Kocaeli province was commissioned in 1965, while its second complex in Aliaga in the Aegean province of İzmir began operating in 1985. The company has 14 manufacturing plants supplying a significant portion of petrochemicals used in Turkey. The company also exports products to the United States, and to countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Petkim is listed on the Istanbul Stock Exchange.