Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski (R) shows a book he offered to EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton on February 18, 2013 before a Foreign Affairs Council meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels. The European Union on February 18 renewed sanctions against Syria for a further three months but amended the package to enable greater assistance to civilians. (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.