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GPCA: Diversification will create new opportunities in the Mideast
The GCC countries will see a decline in chemical industry’s growth from an impressive 11%/year in the past 10 years to 7.1%/year through 2020 to reach 226 million m.t./year, up from the current volume of 140 million m.t./year, according to the Gulf...

GPCA: Equate's manufacturing complex down for turnaround; debottlenecking project makes progress
Equate (Safat, Kuwait), a joint venture between Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC), Dow Chemical, Boubyan Petrochemical, and Qurain Petrochemical Industries, says that a large part of its petrochemical complex at Shuaiba, Kuwait is currently down for a...

GPCA: Aramco CEO calls for switch to mixed-feed crackers as gas feedstocks run short
The 9th Gulf Petrochemical & Chemical Association (GPCA; Dubai) Forum kicked off today with record attendance, exceeding 2,000 for the first time. The event, whose theme is: “What’s next for the chemical industry,” is taking place amid...

Dow shares in Kuwaiti jv's will be offered to the local public, PIC says
 Kuwait plans to offer to the public the shares in Kuwaiti joint ventures which Dow Chemical plans to sell off, according to Asaad Al Saad, CEO of Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC; Kuwait City). PIC is Dow’s partner along with local Boubyan...

GCC exports of chemicals to China continue to grow, GPCA says
In 2013, the Arabian Gulf countries exported 39.5 million m.t. of chemicals to Asia, with China accounting for the largest share, according to the annual Facts & Figures report of the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA), the association...

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