The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) represents the downstream hydrocarbon industry in the Arabian Gulf. Established in 2006, the association voices the common interests of more than 250 member companies from the chemical and allied industries, accounting for over 95% of chemical output in the Arabian Gulf region. The industry makes up the second largest manufacturing sector in the region, producing over USD 108 billion worth of products a year.

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UNLOCKING GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES: MEASURING THE ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS OF FTA IN THE GCC CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

This research paper explores the economic impact of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) within the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC) chemical industry, focusing on negotiations with China, India, and Turkey. It emphasizes the prolonged nature of these negotiations and their implications for economic relations and consumer welfare. Through WITS-SMART simulations, the paper forecasts substantial increases in trade…

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Annual GPCA Forum

Over the last decade, the Annual GPCA Forum has served as a vital platform for the chemical industry, convening business leaders to address key challenges, recommend effective solutions and share knowledgeable experiences.

Annual GPCA Forum

Over the last decade, the Annual GPCA Forum has served as a vital platform for the chemical industry, convening business leaders to address key challenges, recommend effective solutions and share knowledgeable experiences.

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