Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, 27-29 November 2016


ICIS at the 11th GPCA Annual Forum 

Your full roundup of the event

In case you missed out on meeting with ICIS at the GPCA Annual Forum this year, here’s an opportunity to download the free resources we shared at the event.

Long-term survival strategies for petrochemical players

Long-term survival strategies for petrochemical players
The Economic Supercycle

ICIS consultant, John Richardson, delivered an in-depth presentation into the social, political and economic changes that have significantly affected petrochemicals and its downstream industries. What will be the fundamental drivers of demand in the coming years? How can companies re-shape their strategies to take advantage of these developments?

All these, and more, are addressed in our special publication, “The Economic Supercycle: Why it is over and what we can do about it”.

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Other Resources

GPCA Insight November 2016

GPCA Insight November 2016

The GPCA publication produced by ICIS, features interviews with key players SABIC, Saudi Aramco and EQUATE, sharing insight on current M&A trends and how GCC producers are benefitting from it, as well as developments in India and China, and the impact of low oil prices on GCC investments.

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Petrochemical Trade Flow Charts

Petrochemical Trade Flow Charts

The Polyolefins, Olefins and Aromatics trade flow charts showcase trade between regions, providing import-export volumes from 2015-2017 with data taken from ICIS Supply and Demand Database.

The Petrochemical flowchart

The Petrochemical flowchart

Outlines the path of petrochemicals from raw materials into everyday applications. The chart takes you through the refining and processing of hydro-carbon based raw materials and feedstocks, to building blocks and their derivatives, right up to their application in everyday products.

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News coverage from GPCA

Supply chain collaboration key to retain competitiveness of Gulf chemical industry

Source: Chemical Weekly (15 May 2018 , p 180 and Website: http://www.chemicalweekly.com ) A new report released by the Gulf Petrochemicals and... Tue, 15 May 2018

The Gulf dreams of specialization

Source: Chimie Pharma Hebdo (5 Dec 2017 , Iss No 0824 and Website: http://www.industrie.com/chimie ) Projects continue to prosper in the Gulf... Tue, 05 Dec 2017

Borouge will increase its capabilities in China

Source: Chimie Pharma Hebdo (4 Dec 2017 , Iss No 0824 and Website: http://www.industrie.com/chimie ) Borouge, a joint venture between Borealis and... Mon, 04 Dec 2017

Market intelligence: Middle East producers must adapt to feedstock, end-market changes

The threats to growth for petrochemical, polymer and chemical producers in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are highlighted by recent... Thu, 07 Dec 2017

Price and market trends: Pakistan's Tufail to boost surfactants capacity

Tufail Chemical Industries Ltd is planning to raise capacity of its linear alkylbenzene sulfonic acid (LABSA) to 100,000 tonnes/year by the middle of... Thu, 07 Dec 2017

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