plast alger

Algeria’s 4th International Plastics and Composites Trade Fair

April 2016 Palais des Expositions d'Alger-Safex, Algiers



Third investment program worth 260 billion US$ between 2015 and 2019

4th plast alger in April 2016 in Algiers

Algeria is the economic powerhouse on the African continent. Imports have increased from US$ 38.9 billion in 2010 to US$ 54.9 billion in 2013.
Exhibitors of plast alger 2016 will profit from the third massive investment program worth US$ 260 billion between 2015 and 2019, which targets to develop the country’s infrastructure and to improve the living conditions for the Algerians.

Money from the oil and gas business is abundant. According to GTAI-Germany Trade & Invest the country currently has foreign exchange reserves of more than US $ 200 billion and exports oil and gas worth 65 billion US $ annually.

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According to figures of VDMA-the German Engineering Association, Algeria has raised its imports of plastics technology from 60.3 million US$ in 2010 to 131.1 million US$ in 2013, a plus of 117% within just four years.  China, Italy, Germany, France, Canada, Switzerland, Luxemburg, Austria, Spain and Turkey are the main supplier countries.

Algerian imports of packaging machinery and equipment went up from 140.1 million US$ in 2010 to 301.3 million US$ in 2013 (+115.1%). Italy, Germany, France, Spain, China and Turkey are the main supplier countries.

Algerian imports of plastics technology (in million US Dollars)

Source: VDMA / Graph: fairtrade 2014

Algerian imports of packaging machinery and equipment (in million US Dollars)

Source: VDMA / Graph: fairtrade 2014

The 4th plast alger 2015 in Algiers

Based on the tremendous growth of the Algerian plastics and packaging industry and on the success of plast alger 2014 the German trade fair specialists fairtrade and its German-Algerian team now organise plast alger 2016.

plast alger 2016 – 6 key factors for your success!

  1. Third investment program in Algeria worth 260 billion US$ between 2015 and 2019
  2. Excellent visitor base: 3,083 professional visitors* together with printpack alger (+29% compared to 2012) - see post show report 2014
  3. High rate of decision-makers: 83% of the visitors were decision-makers
  4. Innovations:  161 exhibitors* together with printpack alger (+54%) from 24 countries in 2014
  5. Industry Portal: The plastprintpack industry portal allows exhibitors and visitors to connect before, during and after the event. More than 7,600 professionals from trade and industry are already connected.
  6. High satisfaction rates: 83% of the exhibitors were satisfied and 90% would recommend the exhibition 

This is what they said:

Minister of Industrial Development and Investment Promotion Mr. Amara Benyounes:

"These shows are extremely important for Algerian companies because they allow the exchange on technology and management topics and they can lead to a great number of valuable partnerships. The future of the Algerian industry is based on partnerships with leading foreign companies. And don't forget: Algeria is the largest market in North Africa and we are the most stable country in the region."

Mr Xavier Hostekint,
SNETOR CHIMIE - Sales Director Africa:

Snetor Chimie operates on the Algerian market since 15 years. During the last few years the market has gained importance and plast alger 2012 has definitely contributed to this development. We participate at plast alger 2014 to get in touch with new potential clients. This year we have been very satisfied as we had lots of deciders and purchasing directors on our stand.

Mr Philippe Sterna,
ENGEL - General Manager:

ENGEL is active in the Algerian market since 40 years. Our aim is to discover new products, which we can improve with our technological solutions.

This exhibition is an excellent platform for us to affirm and expand our market share. We are very pleased with the professionalism of the show.

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