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Terms of use policy for Packaging South Asia’s website – packagingsouthasia.com

Readers, browsers, subscribers whether referred by other sites, search engines or otherwise can use our website for reading and accessing any hyperlinks that may be embedded on our pages.

No reuse or copying of any text or images is permissible. We reserve the right to protect our text, images, audio, video and other digital assets and copyrights under all applicable laws in the respective countries and jurisdictions that may apply. Copyright and Information Technology laws of the government of India apply. Legal action will be taken in case of breach of terms of use and copyrights belonging to Packaging South Asia.

Content and images that have been given to us for one-time use by others are also subject to permission by the owners of these assets and may not be taken or “borrowed” from our website without the permission of the original owners.   

In case a user would like to re-use any type of material this can only by our written permission. All queries on use may be sent to editor@ippgroup.in or to the address below.

We are reachable at www.packagingsouth.com which is based in N10, Sector 11, Noida 210301, Uttar Pradesh, India. Tel: +91-120-4326053.

Membership or subscription in no way construes, implies or given any right to copy or use our content in any manner without our written permission.

Packaging South Asia — resilient, growing and impactful — daily, monthly — always responsive

The multi-channel B2B in print and digital 17-year-old platform matches the industry’s growth trajectory. The Indian, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Middle East packaging industries are looking beyond the resilience of the past three years. They are resuming capacity expansion and diversification, with high technology and automation in new plants and projects.

As we present our 2024 publishing plan, India’s real GDP growth for the financial year ending 31 March 2024 will exceed 6%. The packaging industry growth will match the GDP growth in volume terms and surpass it by at least 3% in terms of nominal growth allowing for price inflation in energy, raw materials, consumables, and capital equipment.

The capacity for flexible film manufacturing in India increased by 45% over the past four years. With orders in place, we expect another 20% capacity addition in 2024 and 2025. Capacities in monocartons, corrugation, aseptic liquid packaging, and labels are growing similarly. As the consumption story returns over the next six months, we expect demand to return and exceed the growth trajectory of previous years. The numbers are positive for most of the economies in the region – and as shown by our analytics, our platform increasingly reaches and influences these.

For responsible and sustainable packaging, with its attendant regulations and compliances, there is significant headroom to grow in India and the region. Our coverage includes the entire packaging supply chain – from concept to shelf and to waste collection, sorting, and recycling.

We target brand owners, product managers, raw material suppliers, packaging designers and converters, and recyclers. This is a large and complex canvas – the only thing that can work is your agile thinking and innovation together with our continuous learning and persistence.

The coming year looks to be an up year in this region, and this is the right time to plan your participation and marketing communication – in our rich and highly targeted business platform with human resources on the ground. Share your thoughts and plans to inspire and mobilize our editorial and advertising teams!

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– Naresh Khanna (25 October 2023)

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