Ship-to-shore gantry cranes stand on the quayside at Khalifa Port, operated by Abu Dhabi Ports Co. (ADPC), on Thursday, April 26, 2012. The 417 square-kilometer (161 square mile) development, designed to become a hub for manufacturing, logistics and trade, will account for 15 percent of the emirate's non-oil economy within 20 years. (Bloomberg)
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.