In this section, you will have find all the news releases related to the conference.



H.E. Khalid Al Falih: GCC industry needs to move to value added
29.11.2017

The GCC petrochemical industry must drastically shift its focus to value-added manufacturing, in order to improve its competitive advantage, H.E. Khalid Al-Falih, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, sa...

Leaders of Tomorrow program expands at Annual Forum
29.11.2017

GPCA’s Leaders of Tomorrow program continues to develop, with growing numbers of students taking part. At this year’s Annual Forum, they learned about the leadership skills and approaches required to drive industry transformation ...

Arabian Gulf chemical industry pioneers recognized at inaugural GPCA Legacy Award “Al Rowad”
29.11.2017

Regional pioneers bestowed posthumous honors for extraordinary contributions to petrochemicals industry Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29 November 2017 – The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) honored pioneers of ...

Three GPCA reports now available
29.11.2017

GPCA has released a number of new online reports to coincide with the Annual GPCA Forum in Dubai. Three are co-branded with associates of GPCA: ‘The threat of free trade and its impact on chemicals’, with chemicals consultancy ICIS;...

Consolidation is key, says BCG consultant
29.11.2017

Industry consolidation will not only help producers in the GCC region improve their com­petitiveness but also support the economic development of the region, according to Mirko Rubeis, Partner and Managing Director at The Boston Con...

China’s OBOR to bring benefits
29.11.2017

Chemical producers in the GCC region will get a boost from China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) policy by which China is creating six major trade corridors across Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe, according to Paul Harnick of c...

Five factors for future prosperity
29.11.2017

The chemical industry’s future prospects rely on productivity, consolidation, responsibility, innovation and digitalization, CEO of Clariant, Hariolf Kottmann, said on Tuesday at the Annual Forum. In the future, a company will on...

Status quo is not an option
29.11.2017

The petrochemical industry in the GCC region will need to bring about “fundamental changes” in the way it does business and operates in order to meet current challenges, said Yousef Al-Benyan, Chairman of GPCA, in his welcome addres...

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