US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson (pictured) said on Monday that the US was open to investment by sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) and private foreign companies in a move to allay concerns over the increasingly protectionist rhetoric coming out of the US. ArabianBusiness.com takes a looks at the recent history of Gulf investments in the US and the reaction to them. (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.