Asian Chemical Connections
Hundreds of senior executives representing the petrochemical industry in the Gulf and international markets have blocked their diary to attend our seventh Annual Forum this week. They will be asking the same question as the majority of business leaders right now, regardless of their profession: namely, how do we stay competitive?
Al-Sadoun: moving downstream will entrench benefits
Natural gas provides the building blocks for fertilizers and other commodities we take for granted, as well as an avenue for Gulf countries dependent on volatile oil revenues to diversify their economies.
INSIGHT: WTO breakthrough a first, welcome step
“The trade facilitation decision ... is one of the biggest reforms of the WTO since its establishment in 1995.”
VIDEO: ICIS Asia Lunchtime Bulletin 10 December 2013