The Algerian packaging industry

... achieved the strongest growth in Africa


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

Algeria‘s imports of packaging technology

Source: VDMA / Graph: fairtrade 2017


Number 3 in Africa:

Algeria together with South Africa and Egypt belongs to the three largest importers of printing & paper technology on the African continent - with constantly high growth rates.

  • The most important supplier countries are Germany, Italy, China, France, Switzerland, Spain, Netherlands, Turkey, UK, Belgium, USA and Austria

Algeria‘s imports of printing & paper technology

Source: VDMA / Graph: fairtrade 2017