Ahsif Ahamed the sales manager of Hexagon Ragasco, gives his thoughts on LP Gas market in Tanzania and Africa at large and how his company made a giant stride in the market.
Hexagon Ragasco is one of the official sponsor of the 6th Africa LP Gas summit holding 3-4 July 2019 in Dar es salaam.
Hussein Boffu asked.
1. Describe your company’s recently milestone?
Hexagon Ragasco has sold as at this year 16 million composite LPG cylinders in over 80 countries. This is a milestone we are very proud of as it reinforces our global leadership position within composites.
2..According to Energy, Water and utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA), Tanzania imported 120,961 MT of LPG as at December 2018. This is an increase of 13% compared to 107,0883MT imported in 2017.This is huge number and testimony that LPG marker is growing at rapid pace in Tanzania, what are some initiatives that Hexagon Ragasco has in place in order to meet the high demand of LPG in Tanzania ?
Our presence in Africa has become more important in the course of the past years and we wish to continue working with Tanzanian regional stakeholders and LPG users to spread the word about our innovative and safer technology along with the real advantages offered by our award-winning cylinder. The lighter weight, translucency and rust-free characteristics of our cylinders, combined with their increased safety can positively impact and change the way LPG is used in Tanzania.
3. LPG summit returns to Africa for the 6th time running, the summit is once again to be held in Dar es salaam on 3-4 July 2019 with Hexagon Ragasco fully supporting it as an official sponsor of the summit. What are you expectation for this important gathering.
The Summit gives attendants the opportunity to meet with and renew acquaintances with the movers and shakers of the industry and be informed of the new trends and happenings in the market. We are looking forward to meet with key influencers, decision makers in Tanzania and with key LPG distributors in Africa to renew and strengthen our partnerships. We are also excited about presenting our composite cylinders, our state of the art technology and welcoming visitors to our booth.