26 October 2010 11:43 [Source: ICIS news]
BAHRAIN (ICIS)--The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region is projected to witness a sharp surge in export volumes to 57,000 tonnes by 2015, given strong capacity additions in the ?xml:namespace>
"We are looking at around 70% increases in capacities for the top 18 commodities and close to 50% increases in their export within the next five years," said Leslie McCune, managing director at consultancy firm Chemical Management Resources.
McCune addressed industry players at the Second Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association Supply Chain Forum in
The GCC could face tightness in chemical container availability because of the strong increase in export volumes, he said.The GCC countries are
Shipping capacity in the
The two-day GPCA Supply Chain Forum concludes today.
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