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Packaging Industry in the United Arab Emirates

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  • 41 Pages
  • December 2022
  • Region: United Arab Emirates
  • Euromonitor International
  • ID: 2882555
After being hit by the pandemic, the United Arab Emirates has seen a lot of development in its packaging industry in 2021. Sustainability, convenience and responsibility have been among the key words in the packaging industry in 2021. Metal food cans, thin aluminium trays and plastic pouches have been popular across a number of categories, replacing glass and plastic packaging.

The Packaging in United Arab Emirates report offers insight into key trends and developments in the industry. The report also examines trends and prospect for various pack types and closures: metal packaging, rigid plastic, glass, liquid cartons, paper-based containers; flexible packaging.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

Why buy this report?

  • Get a detailed picture of the Packaging market;
  • Pinpoint growth sectors and identify factors driving change;
  • Understand the competitive environment, the market’s major players and leading brands;
  • Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.

Table of Contents

  • Packaging in 2021: The big picture
  • 2021 key trends
  • Resealable and sustainable packaging options are in demand in the food industry
  • Modest growth for alcoholic drinks packaging after a number of years of decline, with smaller packs increasingly popular
  • Non-alcoholic drinks adopt convenient and recyclable packaging in 2021
  • PET bottles see dynamic growth in bath and shower
  • HDPE and PET bottles still the favourite pack types in the home care industry
  • United Arab Emirates bans single-use plastic
  • Traffic light labelling on food packaging comes into force in 2022
  • Packaging that is sustainable and can be repurposed is seeing increasing use in the United Arab Emirates.
  • Setting a progressive recycling goal for 20230
  • FrieslandCampina’s sustainability campaign sets a precedent
  • Table 1 Overview of Packaging Recycling and Recovery in the United Arab Emirates: 2019/2020 and Targets for 2021