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First GPCA Plastics Summit in Dubai ends today

The first GPCA Plastics Summit held in Dubai is on its last day today. Organized by GPCA, this high level summit offers an excellent chance for those wanting to explore the growing Middle East plastics industry. As Mr. Khaled Al-Mana, SABIC Exec. Vice President, Polymers, said "From the GCC perspective, we are looking at a booming sector with above-GDP growth over the next five year and the addition of more jobs to the 60,000 workers already employed by about 1,100 enterprises throughout the region.” The Middle East region is definitely a region to watch in the global plastics industry. A huge market worth exploring, major players are now eyeing this booming region's various industries, including petrochemicals. For more news on the ME region, check out our Middle East site at