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Tanzania: PM Asks Public Institutions to Get Profitable, Boost State Coffers

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has instructed parastatal organizations to form partnerships among themselves and with the private sector to implement key projects towards realization of the industry-led economy, outlined in the Second Five-Year Development Plan (FYDP II).   Funds amounting to 107trl/- will be required to undertake the ambitious plan spanning 2016/17 - 2020/21, with the theme; "Nurturing Industrialisation for Economic.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 2nd March 2017

Ethiopia: Corporation to Enable Investors to Obtain One-Stop Govt Services at Industrial Parks

Providing one-stop services to investors makes them more competitive and productive.   The Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC) said that it has set up a new regulation to enable investors obtain one-stop government services in industrial parks.   The draft regulation was tabled yesterday for discussion with concerned sector administration representatives.   On the occasion, Commissioner Fitsum Arega said that the.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 22nd February 2017

Tanzania: Sweden Pledges Increased Trade and Investment, Hails Use of Aid Funds

Sweden has pledged to increase trade and investment while commending the government over good use of donor funds in executing various projects.   Swedish Ambassador to Tanzania, Katarina Rangnitt said at the end of a Swedish high level delegation to Tanzania that Sweden is impressed with government efforts to cut spending and good use of donor funds towards the direction of sustainable development.   "I'm very happy and proud.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 16th February 2017

Expogroup Wins Big at the Tanzania Leadership Awards 2016

  On the evening of Friday 27th January 2017, members of the business community in Tanzania gathered at the Hyatt Regency Hotel to celebrate the most accomplished businesses of 2016. The event was the Tanzania Leadership Awards (TLA), which honors successful businesses that range from conglomerates with more than 500 employees, to small start-ups with a staff count of 2 to 4 employees.   Expogroup, a pioneer in the trade show.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 3rd February 2017

"Creating Jobs in Ethiopia is in UK's Interest" - UK International Development Secretary

Nowhere shows the profound way that Britain says it is looking to change and sharpen its approach to international development and aid for the poorest countries in the world than Ethiopia.   This is a country synonymous with food instability, drought and inevitably malnutrition and famine where tens of millions have been dependent on subsistence farming.   Very few will ever forget the worldwide humanitarian efforts spearheaded by.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 2nd February 2017

Ethiopia: Dangote to Setup Packaging Plant for its Cement Bags

Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn conferred with the Nigerian business tycoon Aliko Dangote Friday.   During the course of the meeting, the premier assured the African billionaire that his government is fully committed to support the Group in the efforts towards diversifying its investments.   He said that government encourages companies such as the Dangote Group to engage in Ethiopia so as to boost employment opportunities and.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 1st February 2017

Ethiopia's Focus on Enhancing Investment and Trade

Nobody denies that a sustainable financial industry depends on a market driven business, characterized by competitiveness and efficiency. The government also plays its role in regulating the fiscal and monetary aspect of the economy. These make the economy to move in the right track.   As it is known, Ethiopia has been working to boost trade and investment and towards that end various measures have been taken including the formulation of.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 5th January 2017

African Packaging Industry Well Equipped for Increased Demand

Growth in Africa’s packaging sector is tipped to explode over the coming years and global packaging equipment suppliers are certainly keen to capitalise on the potential for consumer-led growth. According to a report, sub-Saharan Africa’s key food and beverage market grew by 18 per cent last year. Over the next 20 years, it is projected to be four times the region’s urban market growth average. Sub-Saharan Africa’s.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 2nd January 2017

Ethiopia: Government Buys Fertilizer From Moroccan Firm

The Ethiopian Agricultural Business Corporation (EABC) said it has purchased 936,430 tonnes of fertilizer at a cost of 6.4 billion Br. Seventy pc of the purchased fertilizer was bought from OCP, a Moroccan based global market leader of phosphate and its derivatives.   The fertilizer is being imported via the port of Djibouti and Port Sudan. "The importation of the fertilizers via Port Sudan will reduce the transportation cost and.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 29th December 2016

Ethiopia: Double Digit Economic Growth to Continue - World Bank

In its fifth economic update for Ethiopia, the World Bank reported that the country's growth will remain relatively steady in the coming years. The country has been growing at an average of 11pc over the past decade.   Last year, the country registered a growth of eight percent, despite facing the worst drought in five decades.   Even though the country has reduced the problem of unemployment, the figure is still remained.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 14th December 2016

Mpact Plastics FMCG division, leading producer of rigid plastic packaging in SA

 This multifaceted business, which ranks among the top players in South Africa’s multi-billion-rand plastics packaging sector and serves a multitude of blue-chip customers, manufactures a range of packaging products for the food, beverage, personal care, homecare, pharmaceutical, agricultural and retail markets, primarily in South Africa. Raw materials are sourced from a number of South African and international suppliers.   In.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 25th November 2016

Fresh-baked ideas and packaging for SASKO flour

 Just Design uses their packaging expertise to build on the successful SASKO bread upgrade, leveraging the brand's position across the local retail space.   Big brands often face the challenge of balancing longstanding history and recognition with trying to remain relevant for modern consumers. When it comes to flour in South Africa, there are a few big names that dominate the category. They all have heritage. So, how could SASKO.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 24th November 2016

Featured Companies
  • Scan Holdings- Easy Open Ends, Penny Lever Lid, Spray dried coffee, Freeze dried coffee powder, Agglomerated Coffee, Beer Cans, Beer Neck Foils
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  • Unipak Nile - Manufacturer of Corrugated Boxes & Displays - Egypt

Complete List  

Advertisers in previous issue:

  • Rawasy Al Khaleej Plastic Ind. is an integrated packaging company manufacturing rigid & flexible packaging products.
  • Radhekrishna, a leading mechanical engineering enterprise in India,
  • Injection molding machines
  • We are leading manufacturer of wide range of products which includes stationery and aluminium products. We also offer services like printing and packaging.
  • Unipak Nile Ltd. manufactures corrugated containers, carton packaging, high-graphics shelf-ready packaging, and promotional point-of-purchase displays and counter stands.
  • Used plastic machinery
  • Manufacturer exporter of Paper Converted Stationery Products for the School & Office Segment.
  • Plastic products
  • HP Indigo digital press, a division of HP, Hewlett Packard, is the worlds leading provider of high end, high quality, color digital printing solutions.
  • Directed its efforts towards the needs of developing countries of Central, Middle Asia and East Africa for shipping of Packing Equipment and materials for food, beverages, household chemicals and cooking oil industry
  • IGT Testing Systems specializes on Development, manufacturing and marketing of printability testing equipment and tack testing instruments for the worldwide paper industry, printing industry, graphical arts, plastic-, paint, ink and   coating industr
  • Products includes adhesive tapes, masking tapes etc
  • NMC is an internationally leading company active in the development, production and marketing of synthetic foams.
  • It is publication which is serving the food & package industries in Asia.
  • Machines
  • Astro films, a quality conscious film manufacturer offer the best quality product in packaging film spectrum.
  •  Ipex is dedicated to managing the brands of world leading printing & related machinery manufacturers ensuring that we supply machinery from manufacturers of technologically advanced equipment, tailor-made for the Printing, Packaging and   Converting
  • Vuega Packaging Industries is a leading supplier of industrial & consumer packaging solutions in UAE.
  •  At Maple Leaf Plastic, we specialize in offering great savings to our customers by creating customized solutions to suit their individual needs.
  • Proven, high quality, reliable and cost effective solution for a wide variety of coding & marking applications.
  • Preparing the PE raw materials in the shape of powder.
  • LOHIA CORP LIMITED formerly known as Lohia Starlinger Limited started in the year 1981 to address the flexible packaging needs of various sectors of industry in India
  •  Paperex  12th International Exhibition & Conference on Pulp & Paper Industry
  • Manufacturing and sales of flexible plastic packaging, multilayer packaging, B.O.P.P Metalized film for food grade packages etc.
  • The   Stratex    company   was  founded  in  2002  in  response  to  the  urgent  needs of  Western humanitarian aid organizations in  Central  Asia.
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