Worldwide PET capacity has been forecasted to grow 4.3% from 2009 -2013,and the Middle East has the largest growth forecast at 9.3%. African market is also projected to grow by approximately 6%. The 11th Middle East & Africa PET conference will provide an update on Middle East PET production post-downturn, and how the emerging African markets bolster the growth of the Middle East PET sector. The invited speaker panel will provide in-depth coverage on: • Global supply/demand P.E.T trends & landscape - A year after the crisis • African markets outlook – East, West, North & South Africa • Emergence of Middle East as strategic supplier to Africa • Raw material challenges and market determinants of PX/PTA prices • Implications of the proposed anti-dumping duties in EU on Middle East producers The conference will also feature sessions by leading P.E.T end users on emerging trends and packaging innovations, topics on innovations in lightweighting, closures, barriers and energy efficiency plus a session outlining supply chain management and logistics challenges of shipping P.E.T into Africa. Conference panellists include executives and experts from Eurl Maghreb Petrochemicals Company (MAPECO), CTC Maroc, Bevpak (Nigeria) Ltd, Mondi Packaging South Africa, AMCOR PET Packaging Morocco, PCI - PET Packaging Resin & Recycling Ltd, Medco Plast Co., Iran Petrochemical Commercial Co., Clover Industries Ltd, Husky Injection Molding Systems (Shanghai) Ltd, Van Bael & Bellis, UFLEX Limited, Rais Hassan Saadi LLC, Sidel Group, Gruppo Mossi & Ghisolfi - MG Polymers, and China Resources Packaging Materials Co., Ltd. The 11th Middle East & Africa PET conference is expected to attract industry executives from Feedstock suppliers (PX/PTA/MEG), PET resin producers and traders, Polyester manufacturers, Polymer/Petrochemical traders, Converters & preform manufacturers, Caps & closures manufacturers, Machineries & technology providers, Recycling companies, Bottlers/fillers, Brand owners, Packaging companies and more.