6th International Trade Show

Millennium Hall
Addis Ababa
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More than a hundred exhibitors from 12 countries ready for business at the 6th edition of plastprintpack & agrofood Ethiopia 2024!

Plastics | Printing | Packaging

We are thrilled to announce the upcoming plastprintpack Ethiopia 2024 event, the premier gathering for Ethiopia’s dynamic plastics, printing and packaging industries.

plastprintpack Ethiopia will again be hosted in conjunction with agrofood Ethiopia 2024, and around more than a hundred exhibitors from 12 countries are ready for business. The exhibitors come from China, Ethiopia, France, Germany, India, Italy, Kenya, Taiwan, Thailand, Türkiye, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.

Organised by the German trade show specialists fairtrade Messe in collaboration with their Ethiopian partners Prana Events, plastprintpack & agrofood Ethiopia is poised to embark on its 6th round, aiming to elevate its significance and success for exhibitors and trade visitors alike.

The event is scheduled for 16 to 18 May 2024 at the Millennium Hall in Addis Ababa. Here, we bring together industry leaders, innovators, and enthusiasts for a truly remarkable experience.

Facts & figures on the Ethiopian plastprintpack market

Please see full details of the 2024 event
in the e-brochure

plastprintpack & agrofood Ethiopia 2024 enjoy the strong support of the following Ethiopian and international institutions

Ethiopian government:

  • Ministry of Industry
  • Ministry of Agriculture
  • Chemical and Construction Inputs Industry Development Institute
  • Ethiopian Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Industry Development Institute


  • AHK Delegation of German Industry and Commerce for Eastern Africa
  • Embassies of Germany, France, India, Italy, and Türkiye
  • GIZ German Association for International Cooperation
  • Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Republic of Türkiye Ministry of Trade
  • Türkiye Exporters Assembly
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This is what our exhibitors said

  • Taye Lulu
    Representative East & Central Africa, Newamstar Packaging Machinery Co.

    Giovanni Gallinary
    Area Sales Manager, AROL S.P.A

  • Gabriele Giallorenzo
    Area Sales Manager, SACMI

The entire fairtrade & Prana team
looks forward to welcoming you!

Facts & figures on the Ethiopian plastprintpack market

  • Ethiopia is the second largest importer of plastics in primary form in East and Central Africa. As Ethiopia does not produce any plastic raw materials, 100% of the raw materials are imported. Imports of plastic raw materials grew by 13.5% per year between 2007 and 2020, from 43 kt to 224 kt, +421%. (EUROMAP)
  • Ethiopia is one of the two largest importers of plastics technology in East Africa, with imports of €18m in 2022. 
  • With an annual growth rate of 7.4% from 2016 to 2021, Ethiopia is one of Africa's fastest growing importers of printing and paper converting technology.
  • With packaging technology imports of €16m in 2022, Ethiopia is one of the largest importers of such technology in East Africa.  

Source for technology investment figures: VDMA 2023

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  1. Prana Events

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  1. SOS Children's Villages Ethiopia

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  1. Ethiopian Airlines

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  1. Ramada Addis Ababa

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  1. Ethiopian Skylight Hotel

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