Local employees stand outside the newly opened Al Maktoum International airport, the emirate's second airport in Dubai, on October 27, 2013. The new passenger terminal opened its doors for business following an official inauguration and welcome of the first commercial flight. (AFP/Getty Images)
Sharjah-based Gulf Petrochem has ballooned into a $2.5bn oil conglomerate in less than 20 years. Co-founder Sudhir Goyel reveals why the UAE is no longer the centre-of-attention, as global plans take hold.