Slide of the month (SOTM) June. Plastic film imports in Nigeria

The growth of plastic film imports over the past ten years is a demonstration of the growth in the adoption of plastic film packaging in Nigeria as well as the slitter market. Polyethylene (PE) film is by far the most popular plastic film material used in Nigeria due to its versatility and wide areas of application.

If you would like to know more about the plastic film industry in Nigeria, how to access this market, who the right local partners and the customers are, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

Slide of the month (SOTM) May. The aftermarket for commercial vehicles in South Africa

Being Africa´s most developed country, the automotive aftermarket in South Africa presented itself with its own profile, own challenges and opportunities: South Africa is one of the very few African countries with a relatively strong base of local automotive parts manufacturers. A vast variety of international brands have long set up shop, some established their own offices and warehouses. The local motor vehicle fleet of more than ten million is one of Africa´s biggest but has recently only grown very slowly. Together with a sluggish economy, the parts market has become relatively competitive with firms fighting hard for market shares.

The already existing volumes, together with a market that – in a global comparison – still has space for significant growth, open interesting opportunities for international firms.

Get in touch if you would like to know more about opportunities in Africa´s automotive aftermarkets!