NONWOVENS DEMAND GROWS ACROSS AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST, BUT OVER AND UNDER-PRODUCTION PROBLEMS PERSIST

THE NONWOVENS market in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) is increasingly important to the global nonwovens industry, with rising consumer demand being generated by middle classes that are growing in size. Countries in the region are also comparatively young, with high birth rates, boosting demand for diapers and wipes. However, there is strong competition due to oversupply in core manufacturing hubs within the Middle East - Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Turkey - after a period of expansion over the past six years. And this has been outstripping growth in sales, even ...


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