The Algerian plastics industry…
... achieved the strongest growth in Africa
Number 2 in Africa:
Algeria is the second largest importer of plastics technology on the African continent, right after South Africa.
But while South Africa's imports have stagnated at between 132 and 153 million euros in the past five years, Algerian imports have grown by 75% over the same period - see below.
- Algeria’s most important supplier countries are China, Italy, Germany, France, Canada, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Austria, Spain, Turkey.
- Annual consumption of raw materials 1 million tons, half of which are imported from Asia and Europe. Per capita consumption of 8-10 kg, enormous potential.
Algeria‘s imports of plastics technology
Source: UN Comtrade
Number 1 in Africa:
Algeria is the largest importer of packaging technology on the African continent, followed by South Africa.
But while South Africa's imports have stagnated at around 190 million euros in the past five years, Algeria's imports have grown by 53% over the same period.
- Italy, Germany, France, Spain, China and Turkey are Algeria's main suppliers