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The exhibition starts in early January 2011 with the Arab Plast in Dubai. In the region, the quality of German-processing machines is appreciated.
Dubai (T) – With the Arab Plast goes from 8 to 11 January 2011 in Dubai, the first major international plastics trade fair in the year after the K on the stage. In this region, German processing equipment will be greatly appreciated. Satish Khanna, General Manager of Arab broadcaster Al-Plast-Fajer explains why: “Many customers in our market do not look so much on the price. Are you willing to spend money if the quality is right. ”
However the German exports of plastics and rubber machinery in the six countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in 2009 due to the crisis with a value of EUR 110 million almost 33% below a year earlier. Saudi Arabia holds almost 60% still the largest share of these supplies and that the decrease in 2009 was 24% below the GCC average. Second place in the consuming countries in the Gulf are at 32% the United Arab Emirates. High growth rates (92%), albeit at a low level (EUR 1.3 million), reported from exports to Bahrain.
In the current year, from January to August, almost all consumer countries of the region – except in the United Arab Emirates – a recovery from. The negative rates in German exports to Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Oman have decreased, while Bahrain and Kuwait now back growth rates.
In four of the six countries, the German equipment supplier of the list for processing equipment users in the country. In Oman, they stood in second place behind Italy in 2009 and Kuwait in third place behind the competitors from China and Italy.