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Packaging Industry in the United Arab Emirates

Packaging Industry in the United Arab Emirates

The economic slowdown in the United Arab Emirates led to a slowdown in packaging categories including food, beauty and personal care, soft drinks and home care. This forced companies to seek alternative ways to drive sales such as offering larger pack sizes and multipacks, which are seen as more economical, as well as offering smaller packs which are more affordable. Furthermore, this behaviour is also the result of VAT of 5% being introduced in the United Arab Emirates during 2018. This decisio...

Euromonitor International's 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.


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Packaging in the United Arab Emirates
Euromonitor International
October 2019
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Executive Summary
Packaging Producers Adapt To Adverse Economic Climate With New Sizes and Packaging Materials
Growing Popularity of Rigid and Flexible Plastic Packaging in Sauces, Dressings and Condiments
Folding Cartons Take Healthy Share of Hot Drinks Sales Due To Better Aroma Retention
Slower Growth in Core Consumer Groups and New Taxation on Alcoholic Drinks Hit Sales
Packaging Has Role To Play in Emergence of Upper-mass Beauty and Products
Smaller Pack Sizes Drive Growth in Home Care
Packaging Legislation
Government Sets Food and Beverage Packaging Requirements
Spreads Packaging Subject To Dubai Municipality Approval
Labelling Law Requirement
Recycling and the Environment
Government Municipalities Are Increasing Recycling Stations and Segregation Options
Sustainability A Key Feature of Hot Drinks Packaging
Eco-friendly Packaging Plays Part in the Beauty Trend for Natural and Organic Positioning
Packaging Design and Labelling
Growing Focus on Environmentally-friendly Packaging
Manufacturers Launch Special Packaging Designs for Holidays
Type of Packaging Is Directly Related To Product Perception
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Packaging Has Role To Play in Emergence of Upper-mass Products
Eco-friendly Packaging Plays Part in Growing Emphasis on Natural and Organic Positioning
Polarisation Continues, Along With Growing Focus on Convenience
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Longer Maternity Leave Allowance Begins To Constrain Growth
Large Pack Types Increasingly Popular
Metal Tins Remain the Most Important Packaging Format for Baby Food
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Smaller Pack Sizes Drive Growth
Companies Run Promotional Campaigns for Large Pack Sizes and Multipacks
Type of Packaging Is Directly Related To Product Perception
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Slower Growth in Core Consumer Groups and New Taxation Hit Sales
Efforts To Boost Tourism Provide Some Potential for Development
Price-sensitivity Influencing Choices Amongst Both Consumers and Manufacturers
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Folding Cartons Take Healthy Share of Sales Due To Better Aroma Retention
Convenience Remains Popular Thanks To Fast Paced Lifestyles
Sustainability A Key Feature of Hot Drinks Packaging
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Sustainability Key in 2018 With Manufacturers Looking To Cut Waste
Portion Packs Do Well Thanks To Faster Lifestyles and Increasing Health Consciousness
Premiumisation Used To Differentiate Products on Increasingly Crowded Shelves
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Flexible Plastic Packaging Sales Fuelled by Heavy Price Promotions
Manufacturers Launch Special Packaging Designs for Holidays
Pouches Benefit From the Trend Towards Sharing
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Government Sets Dairy Food Packaging Requirements
Pet Bottles Continue To Record Strong Growth in 2018
Arla Introduces Shelf Stable Milk in Shaped Liquid Cartons
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Slow Performance From Processed Fruit and Vegetables Packaging
Metal Food Cans Remain Key
Movement Towards Bpa-free Packaging
Rising Demand for Larger Pack Types
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Saturation Within Processed Meat and Seafood
Growth in 2018 Belies Rising Price-consciousness
Folding Cartons Are Increasingly Popular
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Paper-based Containers Boosted by the Popularity of Frozen Pizza and Ready Meals
Thin Wall Plastic Containers Fuelled by Rising Demand for Prepared Salads
Ready Meal Trays Dominate Chilled Ready Meals Packaging
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Growing Popularity of Rigid and Flexible Plastic Packaging
Ketchup and Mayonnaise Remain Key Drivers for Pet Packaging
Large Pack Sizes Offer Value for Money
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Glass Jars Still Significant But Growing Preference for Rigid Plastic
Large Pack Types Posting Growth
Spreads Packaging Subject To Dubai Municipality Approval

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