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Dubai Plast Pro 2012: The changing face of Mideast chemicals

6:41 AM MDT | October 15, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz in Dubai

The global plastics-demand distribution is shifting to fast-growth emerging economies, and the share of developed regions will continue to shrink, although less rapidly than before, delegates to Dubai Plast Pro 2012 World Congress, taking place now in Dubai, were told. The congress, an IHS Chemical event, is focusing on innovation in the polymers sector as well as downstream applications as the Mideast extends its petrochemicals portfolio toward value-added products.   Meanwhile low gas-prices in North America will continue to provide producers there...

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