Overview of the Printing Industry in Venezuela and How to Buy Printers and Ink

Buy inks in Venezuela

Overview of Venezuela

  • Venezuela has a population of 28,435,940 people, according to UN data in mid-year of 2020.
  • Capital: Caracas
  • Official Language: Spanish
  • Total Area: 916,445 km2
  • Currency: Bolivar Soberano (VES)

Economic Statistics of Venezuela

  • Venezuela has reached a GDP (PPP) of 144,737 billion US, according to 2020 estimations. Its largest industries are;
    • Petroleum
    • Construction materials
    • Food processing
    • Iron ore mining
    • Steel aluminum
  • The breakdown of Venezuela GDP Composition includes;
    • Agriculture 4.7%                         
    • Industry 40.4%
    • Services 54.9%
  • The leading importers of Venezuela’s goods in 2019 were;
    • The US 12.4%
    • Spain 5.6%       
    • Malaysia 3.8%
  • While the top exporters to Venezuela in 2019 were;
    • The US 22%
    • Brazil 7.6%
    • Spain 5.8%
    • Mexico 5.6%

The Printing Industry in Venezuela

  • As Venezuela’s economy grows, there is an increased need to buy printers, consumables such as inks, make-ups, and cleaning solutions.
  • The printing industry in Venezuela, especially in money printing, is experiencing hyperinflation. However, in 2020, the country bought two shipments of secure paper to print cash from a Brazilian company.
  • To keep up with this issue of hyperinflation, the country is considering printing 100,000-bolivar notes. It will be the highest denomination for cash in Venezuela.
  • As a result, more people in Venezuela are looking for printers for sale from local and international sellers.

Where to buy Videojet printers

VJ 1610 DH Double Head Printer original for sale

The Packaging Industry in Venezuela

  • As the global packaging industry grows, Venezuela’s industry is also expecting to expand. This is due to the increased demand for packaged consumer products as people become busy in life.
  • One of the significant packaging industries in Venezuela is Domínguez & Cía that manufactures plastic containers, tin cans, aluminum, and cardboard packaging materials.
  • Also, the country is working towards more sustainable, creative, and cost-effective packaging materials. It aims to produce recyclable, reusable, or compostable packaging solutions.
  • This boosting economy in Venezuela will continue to push higher the demand for printers, printing equipment, printing parts, printing consumables such as inks and make-ups.

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The Manufacturing Industry in Venezuela

  • The manufacturing industry in Venezuela produces and exports aluminum, transport equipment, food products, textiles, apparel, among other products. The sector uses a labor force of 11.6% of the total in the country.
  • Also, Venezuela produces a high amount of oil which makes it the 6th largest member of OPEC.
  • The most notable manufacturing area in Venezuela is around Ciudad Guayana near Guri Dam, one of the largest dams in the world.
  • Hence, Venezuela’s expanding manufacturing sector has increased the demand for printing and industrial ink such as Videojet ink, Inkjet refills, and Hitachi parts.

Sea Ports and Trading Hubs of Venezuela

  • Puerto Cabello seaport
  • La Guaira seaport
  • Maracaibo seaport
  • Guanta municipality seaport

How to Buy Citronix printers

Camainks uses the port of Puerto Cabello when exporting printing products to Venezuela

For importing Inkjet printers, Citronix printers, Videojet inks, and other spare parts, Camainks uses the largest port of Puerto Cabello when exporting to our clients in Venezuela. We have exported items such as inkjet printers, CIJ printers, laser printers, and specialized brands of printer consumables, including:

  • Videojet inks
  • Domino inks
  • Citronix inks   
  • and other printer spare parts.

Where to buy Linx printer ink?

Linx 1039 ink for bulk purchases

What Printers and Ink Do Venezuela Import?        

Although Venezuela has some manufacturers for printers and ink like Risograph ink and Domino Inkjet printer, Venezuela still needs to import from China, the US, and Brazil. This demand for importing printers and ink in [country name] is due to its fast-growing economy. Some printers, ink, and related consumables that [country name] imports from these countries include,

Continuous make-up supply for willet printing technologies

Compatible Willett 201 0001 730 Make Up for industrial printers

What Regulations are There on Importing Printers and Ink to Venezuela?

  • To import printers and printing parts in Venezuela, you require documents such as certificate of origin, commercial invoice, bill of lading, and packing list.
  • All the documents need to be in Spanish, and the invoice needs to be typewritten original. Also, the bill of lading should be in quadruplicate. 
  • You can get the import permits, import license, and product registration documents from the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (GBRV).
  • To import chemicals or hazardous materials to Venezuela, you require a Ministry of Health and Social Development (MSDS) license.
  • Because inks contain hazardous chemicals, it is important to follow Venezuela’s import regulations.

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Why Should Venezuela Import Printers and Ink?

  1. Availability - The local industry has limited capacity, and some clients in Venezuela require printers and ink promptly.
  2. High Product Cost - Given the domestic competition in Venezuela, printers and the continuous ink supply are more expensive to buy domestically than on the world market.
  3. Product Quality - While most international suppliers have a good brand reputation and quality, some smaller domestic manufacturers in Venezuela can have variant product quality.

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Where Can I Buy Printers and Ink for Venezuela?  

If you are looking for individual use printers and inks, many domestic manufacturers and distributors are available in Venezuela. However, if you are looking for large quantities of inks, make-ups, and cleaning solutions, Camainks has been exporting print products such as Videojet ink, Linx printing technologies, and markem imaje 2200 clients in Venezuela. Feel free to contact us at [email protected] or WhatsApp us at +86-131-2037-9271 for a FREE quotation.

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