The Concept

The Concept

The show is an opportunity for the professionals form the packaging industry to:

  • Present their offer to operators from all West Africa
  • Establish new partnerships in the Region
  • Gain knowledge about West Africa specificities in terms of packaging

This regional show is organised in collaboration with the Trade Promotion Organisations of Burkina Faso, Benin, Ivory Coast, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo simultaneously with Internationale Multi sectors Fair of Ouagadougou (FIMO) which is held every two years.

  • The show will gather the following participants:
  • Packaging users and professional associations from each of the UEMOA member states
  • Producers and suppliers of packaging, machines and equipment for the packaging industry
  • Institutional stakeholders

On the margin of the event, conferences will be organised on the following themes:

1. Traceability

2. Packaging for export

3. SME: Add value to final products through packaging

Overview of the UEMOA region


8 member states


Population : 116,879,000


GDP : 94,054,000,000 USD


Growth rate : 6.5% (2015)


A common market based on the free movement of goods and services, capitals and persons as well as on a Common Custom Tariff and a common currency, the Franc CFA.




The rising sectors in West Africa will be represented namely the Agro-Industry, Cosmetics,

beverage industry and the hygiene sector.


Pays Filières représentés


Benin Cotton, Pineapple, Shia, Palm oil, Fish

Burkina Faso Cotton, Mango, Millet, Sorghum, Shia, Sesame

Ivory Coast Pineapple, Banana, Coffee, Beverage industry, Manioc, Soap Detergents

Guinea-Bissau Fish, Cashew nuts, Fruits, Palm oil

Mali Cotton, Mango, Millet, Shia

Niger Cotton, Millet, Cereals

Senegal Fish, Dairies, Tomato, Mango, Beans, Soaps, Detergents

Togo Pineapple, Cotton, Soya, Cocoa, Palm oil




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© Forum de l'emballage de l'espace / Packaging fain of the West African economic and monetary union