The Algerian printing & packaging industry


Algeria is the 3rd largest importer of printing & paper technology in Africa

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

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 2018

Strong growth: Algeria is Africa's largest importer of packaging technology

Algeria is the largest importer of packaging technology on the African continent, followed by South Africa and Nigeria. 

But while South Africa's imports have stagnated or even declined significantly in recent years (to 168 million euros in 2017), Algeria's imports grew by 55% between 2012 and 2017, from 149 to 232 million euros in 2017. 

Italy, Germany, France, Spain, China and Turkey are Algeria's main suppliers. 

Algeria's imports of packaging technology

Source: VDMA / Graph: fairtrade 2018