People attend the Tanabata festival on July 6, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan. Tanabata is a Japanese star festival where people dress in traditional 'yukata' robes and write their wishes on strips of paper to hang on bamboo trees. (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.