Visitors walk past planes on display during the opening of the Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) event at the Al-Maktoum International Airport, Dubai World Central (DWC), on December 11, 2012. MEBA is featuring exhibitions by 385 companies inside the DWC terminal building and over 45 business aircraft in front of the airport runway. (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.