ICIS will be speaking at the Gulf Polymers and Plastics Show 2016

Event duration: 01-03 February 2016
Event venue: Abu Dhabi National Exhibition centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE

ICIS is pleased to support the Gulf Polymers and Plastics Show 2016 as a media partner. In addition, ICIS editor, Fadhil Muhammad will be presenting at the event, giving delegates deeper insights into the Middle East polymer landscape, examining hot topics, current developments as well as opportunities and challenges in this market.

Key topics covered include:

  • Pricing trends in Middle East amid oversupply concerns in Asia and new capacities in Saudi and the UAE
  • Volatility in crude and other feedstock prices and impact on the polymer market
  • Polymer growth prospects and opportunities in the MENA region

The two-day Gulf Packaging & Polymers Show will address burning issues, latest trends, innovations and market analysis. Attended by 2,500 specialist delegates from over 25 countries, ranging from plastic converter companies to vendors and industry experts.

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