Why exhibit in plastprintpack West Africa?


West African imports of plastics technology

Source: VDMA / Graph: fairtrade 2018

West Africa‘s major plastics technology importing countries – apart from Nigeria

  • According to the German Engineering Federation VDMA, West Africa imported plastics technology at a value of EUR 173 million in 2017, up 20% compared to the previous year.
  • Good to know: The major West African markets - apart from Nigeria - are Ivory Coast, Ghana, Senegal, Togo and Guinea, in this order. 

Share of West Africa’s major plastics technology importing countries 2016 - apart from Nigeria

Source: German Engineering Federation VDMA
Graph: fairtrade

West African imports of printing and paper technology 

Source: VDMA / Graph: fairtrade 2018

West Africa‘s major printing and paper technology importing countries – apart from Nigeria

  • According to the German Engineering Federation VDMA, West Africa imported printing and paper technology at a value of EUR 90 million in 2017. 
  • Good to know: The major West African markets - apart from Nigeria – are Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea and Senegal, in this order.

Share of West Africa’s major printing and paper technology importing countries 2016 - apart from Nigeria

Source: German Engineering Federation VDMA
Graph: fairtrade

West African imports of packaging technology

Source: VDMA / Graph: fairtrade 2018

West Africa‘s major packaging technology importing countries – apart from Nigeria

  • According to VDMA German Engineering Federation, West Africa imported packaging technology at a value of EUR 280 million in 2017.  
  • Good to know: The major West African markets - apart from Nigeria – are Ivory Coast, Ghana, Senegal, Benin, Togo and Mauretania, in this order.  

Share of West Africa’s major packaging technology importing countries 2016  - apart from Nigeria 

Source: German Engineering Federation VDMA
Graph: fairtrade