Exhibition :

PlastPack Africa – Specialized Industry Trade show in East Africa

PlastPack Africa 2006 the only dedicated industry specific trade show for Plastics & Packaging Industry in the entire East African region promises to be an excellent platform to forge business alliances, showcase technological and interact directly with the African traders from the East, Central & South African region.

Africa is one of the fastest growing markets in the world and PlastPack Africa will attract thousands of buyers and decision makers from all the levels and sectors of Plastics & Packaging Industry and aims to promote direct business link between buyers and sellers.

Venue :

Kenyatta International Conference Centre
Kenya, Nairobi.

Date: 5 – 8 July, 2006

Exhibition Timings : 5th July (Wednesday) - 1030 hrs to 1730 hrs
                                 6th - 8th July 2006 - 1000 hrs to 1730hrs

Fact Sheet :

Inauguration Ceremony : 5th July (Wednesday) 2006 at 1030 hrs

Stand Construction & Dismantling:

Construction Starts : 3rd July (Monday) 2006

Display of Exhibits : 4th July (Tuesday) 2006, 1000 hrs to 2200 hrs
                                   (for Exhibitors)

Removal of Exhibits : 8th July (Saturday) 2006, 1800 hrs to 1000 hrs
                                     (Exhibitors) 9th July (Sunday) 2006, 0900 hrs to 1800 hrs

Dismantling of stands : 9th July (Saturday) 2006

Supported by:

The All India Plastics Mfg. Association, INDIA.
KPPMICKorea Plastic Processors Mfg. Association, KOREA.
CHINA ORIENT - China Orient Management Consultant & Exhibition Organiser, CHINA.

Admission Policy: Open to Trade Visitors Only.
Restricted Entry with Invitations only OR Applicable Entrance fee.
Children below 16 years of age will not be allowed.

Industry Facts :

Plastics Industry - Key Facts


  • Plastics industry in Kenya is growing at the rate of 15 – 20 % per annum, this is only next to the garment industry.

  •  Kenya is a signatory to WTO so it has streamlined the duty structure by executing economic reforms that have led to sustained economic development.

  • Importing Plastics Raw Materials, Polymers & Machinery to Kenya does not attract any Customs Duty.

  • Plastics Raw Materials, Polymers and Resins constitute a major part of the imports. Kenya alone has more than 350 plastic processing factories with monthly raw material consumption of approximately 8000 tonnes.


  • A major product of import is Plastics such as plastics consumer items, writing instruments, rope & twines, plastics spectacle frames, strainers, laminated & non-laminated packaging material, kitchen ware, woven sacks & bags, pet performs etc;


  • Plastics is one of the major product imported here, which includes moulded furniture, plastics house wares, woven sacks, bags, ropes, PVC pipes / electrical fittings, building materials & other household products.


  • High demands for plastics products includes: Moulds for Plastics, GI Pipes, Dies & Moulds for Plastics Films, Plastic Packaging material, Kitchen Plastic Products, Pipes & Fittings.


  • High imports of plastics production machinery (PME) plastics material resins (PMR)

  • Mozambique’s plastics factories were privatized in 1995 and 1996, and are working to rebuild the domestic market. Inexpensive plastic products of all kinds enjoy strong consumers demand.

South Africa

  • 52% of the total market share is dominated by the plastics industry.

  • Plastics industry contributes in excess of 5% to the South African GDP which is estimated to be R40 billion and employees more than 50,000 people.

  • Low per capita consumption of 22.0 kg/annum illustrates the very real inherent potential of the SA plastics industry in the third/first world economy.

  • Raw Materials & Polymers majorly constitute to the imports & exports of worth more than 750 thousand tonnes per annum.

Contact :

P.O.Box 11183, Dubai, U.A.E
Tel: +971-4-3406888
Fax: +971-4-3403608
Email: [email protected]

Representative in Africa:

Ms. Schola Karanja
P.O.Box 26083, Nairobi - KENYA
Tel: +254 20 4451967
Fax: +254 20 4451966
Email: [email protected]