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PLASTICS, PRINTING AND PACKAGING EXPO OPENS AT THE KICC, NAIROBI

Posted on : Friday , 2nd August 2019

The 22nd edition of the PPPEXPO 2019 was inaugurated at KICC, Nairobi in Kenya by Mr. Roy Otieno, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives, Government of Kenya. Running from the 1st – 3rd August 2019 for the plastic, printing and packaging industry. The PPPEXPO 2019 brings to Kenya the latest products and developments in the printing and packaging sector made globally across the industry while opening up more opportunities for the multi-use plastics business in East Africa. Kenya is one of the major access points in Africa and relies on the huge volume of imports in the country for its own consumption to cater to over 40 million consumers.

Also present at the opening ceremony were High Commissioner of Sri Lanka H.E. Sunil De Silva, High Commissioner of Nigeria H.E. Sheidu Omeiza Momoh, Chargé d'Affaires a.i. of Russia H.E. Alexey Balashov, High Commissioner of Sierra Leone H.E. Mr. Peter Joseph Francis, Mr. Thanit Ngansampantrit, Minister Counsellor (Commercial), Embassy of Thailand, Mr. Edgar Tomas Q. Auxilian - Minister and Consul General, Embassy of Philippines, Ms. Marisa Kollenberg, Economic and Trade Department, Embassy of Germany, Mr. Enrique Alvarez, Market Analyst, Embassy of Spain, Mr. Jacobo Durán, International Trade - Investments Advisor, Embassy of Spain, Mr. Mohammad Javad Emamian, Head of the Economic Section, Embassy of Iran, Mr. Sergei Kalechits, Deputy Chairman, National Bank of the Republic of Belarus and Mr. Aleksei Lesnoi, Head of the Department, International Cooperation of the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus.

PPPEXPO responds to industry trends to cater to market needs. To save time and cost, lighter and simpler packaging has become the current market trend. Multinational exhibitors are prepared to showcase the latest in printing and packaging consumables, materials, equipment & systems, as well as diversified services, including pre-press, graphic arts and design, multimedia technologies, repair and maintenance.

Building on the success of previous edition the countries dominant this year include India, Egypt and Turkey. Several leading brands are looking to create their impression in the East African market including Shrinath Flexi Pack Pvt. Ltd., Nature Packwell Pvt. Ltd., Safepack Industries Ltd., SKYi Innovations LLP(India), 3D AG (Switzerland), Savema Marking and Coding Co., Ltd. (Turkey), Al Mostafa Co. and Uniplast Misr, Tulip For Printing & Industry and El Farasha Co. For Manufacture & Printing Packing & Wrapping Materials (Egypt), Paya Polymer Dana (Iran), Adtek Consolidated Sdn. Bhd (Malaysia), Bashundhara Paper Mills Ltd. (Bangladesh) and Alnada Plastic Pelets Plant Factory (Saudi Arabia).

Kenya’s market is poised for considerable expansion in the coming years, boosted by consistent GDP growth, a growing population with increased purchasing power and the development of new businesses and ecommerce portals. Last year, the country imported goods valued at $200 million and re-exported goods worth $520 million. Kenya's growth resumed in the last five years reaching 5.7% in 2018 placing the country as one of the fastest growing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The PPP trade events attract prospective trade visitors from over East and Central Africa. The event has also proven to be an ideal sourcing platform of enhanced printing and packaging solutions for industry buyers. Kenya is one of the major printing centers in the East Africa.

The 22nd edition of the event has attracted a number of the industry’s biggest names including experts, stake-holders, directors and other high profile decision-makers that makes it the ideal entry-way into the African economy for interested investors, manufacturers and suppliers. PPPEXPO remains a major hub for business transactions and development in Africa annually, due to its proven track record in the region. The event continues to bring the newest and most innovative products in the plastic, printing and packaging industry from around the world, directly to Africa.

Visit: http://pppexpo.expogr.com/ for more information or contact:

Joel D’ Silva

Media Manager

PPPEXPO ( East Africa )

Email: feedback@expogr.com

Int'l: +971 43 050755 | Kenya: +254 706 129 142 / +254 773 594 021

Source : www.pppmedia.com
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