Features & Attractions

Pakistan is an important domestic market of South East Asia growing at an impressive rate of 16% per annum. This sector contributes largely to government revenues and provide employment to more than 600,000 skilled and non- skilled work force.

The industry has seen a growth rate of 15% in 2018, where 600-700 medium and 5300 SME are added in the system.
  • Estimated investment in the integrated sector of plastics, printing and packaging is approximately $ 260 Million. FDI is 49%
  • There are 6,500 + plastics manufacturing units in Pakistan
  • About 80 to 90% raw material imported is consumed by the industry itself
  • Production capacity is 624,000 Metric Tons per annum
  • Capacity utilization ranges between 43to 95%
  • Raw material production is 543,000 Metric Tons per annum
  • Per capita consumption of plastics in Pakistan is nearly 4.5 KG

In 2018, US$ 286 million worth of machineries were imported in Pakistan

Printing Machinery

US$ 37 million

Plastics & Rubber Machinery

US$ 122 Million

Paper & Paper Board Machinery

US$ 22 Million

Packaging Machinery

US$ 105 million

production of raw materials in Pakistan