GCC chemical industry’s investment exceeds $140 bn

GCC chemical related investment has exceeded $ 140 billion in the first ten months of 2019 led by consolidation, joint venture agreements and increased number of merger and  acquisition (M&A) deals, according to estimates by the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA), the voice of the chemical industry in the Arabian Gulf region.

The multi-billion-dollar investments made both within the region and international markets in the areas of refining, petrochemicals, distribution, storage supported by a wave of strategic partnerships between regional players and multinational heavyweights, indicating a strong year for M&A deals and a renewed drive by regional producers to consolidate their business, build critical mass, diversify their business portfolio and expand access to high-growth markets.



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