Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti (C) attends with United Arab Emirates officials UAE-Italy Business Forum at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, on November 20, 2012. Monti arrived in the United Arab Emirates for an official visit to boost the economic ties between the two countries. (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.