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The 6th SAOGE oil and gas exhibition in Saudi Arabia will be given an auspicious opening by HRH Prince Saud Bin Naif Bin Abdulaziz. more

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Shoppers in the UAE are starting to paying for their plastic carrier bags when out shopping, as more retailers follow their European counterparts on the road to sustainability by discouraging a throwaway culture for single-use plastics. more

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Huntsman Corporation has revealed plans to build a new polyurethanes systems house in Dubai’s Jebel Ali Free Trade Zone (JAFZA). more

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Innovation and growth will be the main themes of the third IFAT Eurasia, which will return to the Istanbul Expo Centre from March 28th-30th 2019. more

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A major tranche of investment from the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) could transform a refinery in Al Ruwais into a major global polymer supplier of petrochemicals and polymers. more

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Evonik made a good start to the year, with the company seeing double digit growth in the Middle East and Africa. more

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Delegate conference passes are now available for the inaugural Gulf Print & Pack Summit. more

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The plastics industry in Turkey is an active and growing one, but with instability in the fast-developing country, what do the coming years spell for the marketplace? more

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The international plastics community flocked to Istanbul in December 2017 for Plast Eurasia, one of the key meeting places for both the European and Middle Eastern plastics communities. more

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India has been identified as a key market by the VDMA, the plastics machinery manufacturing association in Germany. more

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battenfeld-cincinnati will present its newest extrusion technology developments to the Egyptian market at Plastex Cairo 2018 at booth 2G15 (ground floor). more

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MEP Editor Rose Brooke rounds up 2017 with the most-read stories on the website month-by-month, as well as the most-clicked story for the year. more

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Plastics that are blighting the natural environment and the world's oceans had the spotlight firmly shone on them at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) on December 6th. more

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The fourth edition of Plastivision Arabia, which takes place at Expo Centre Sharjah from December 11th-14th 2017, will bring seminars and special focuses to a keen audience of Emirati and international visitors. more

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A new venue for Asia's leading plastics and rubber event has got the plastics industry talking, but what else can we expect from Chinaplas 2018? more

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Celebrating World Quality Day last week (November 9th 2017), leading petrochemical company Borouge has pledged to put quality first. more

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Iran is showing no signs of slowing its drive to grow its petrochemical industry, with a senior decision-maker stating that plans are underway to increase the country's petrochemical production capacity up to 120 million tonnes per year by 2021. more

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Manufacturing has become a major growth focus for the Gulf Cooperation Council as economies within the GCC look to stabilise their economic dependencies by relying less heavily on oil. more

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New ventures played a large role in our most-clicked list for October, with a 3D printing school, a new cracker plant and even the shifting weight of the automotive industry in North Africa attracting our attentions. more

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Morocco could become the new automotive powerhouse for North Africa, according to a fresh report. more

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Dubai is set to get a school dedicated to 3D printing technology. more

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