Firemen fight a blaze at the 17th-century Hotel Lambert on July 10, 2013 in Paris. Hotel Lambert, by the architect Louis Le Vau located at the tip of the Ile Saint-Louis in Paris, was purchased in 2007 by the brother of the Emir of Qatar and currently being restore. (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.