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10,000 industry professionals, 1000's of brands, 400+ exhibitors, 6 show features, 3 days, 1 venue - Paperworld Middle East is an exhibition you can't afford to miss. Discover the world of paper, stationery, and office supplies from 21 – 23 November 2023 at Dubai World Trade Centre.

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Discovering the Ever-Essential Stationery Supplies Industry

The stationery industry in the Middle East and Africa is a dynamic and expanding industry that provides an extensive range of products to satisfy the requirements of both consumers and businesses. Customers in this market demand products that are of the highest quality and that they can rely on to perform consistently over time. As a result, companies that offer high-quality stationery products and deliver exceptional customer service can differentiate themselves from their competitors.

The versatility in this industry – with products ranging from paper, pens, staplers to more specialized products like customized notebooks and folders - makes it easy for companies to find the products they need to support their operations.

Key growth drivers:

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Increase emphasis on sustainability and eco-friendliness

Consumers are actively seeking out products that are eco-friendly and sustainable. As a result, businesses that can offer stationery products made from recycled materials or that are biodegradable will be well-positioned to tap into this market.

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Expanding business landscape in the region

As more companies open up, the demand for stationery products like pens, pencils, paper, notebooks, and other supplies will continue to rise.


The Middle East and Africa office supplies market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate CAGR of 5.2% and is projected to reach US$ 2.1 Bn by 2026.