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Economic Update | Oman to put final links in logistics chain

31 Aug 2015
Oman logistics
Increased investments and a targeted approach to joining up Oman’s logistics chain will boost the sultanate’s capacity to move its domestic and export cargoes, as well as strengthen its credentials...

Economic Update | Oman’s oil industry sees mixed forecast

31 Jul 2015
Oman oil
While lower prices may limit new investments in Oman’s upstream energy sector, Iran’s return to international markets is likely to have a mixed effect on the sultanate’s economy. 

Economic Update | Oman’s retail sector expected to rally

19 Jun 2015
oman retail
While weaker growth and uncertainty have cast a shadow over Oman’s retail sector during the past 18 months, activity is expected to pick up in the medium term on the back of a rapid rise in leasable...

Economic Update | Oman moves to broaden health care base

29 May 2015
Oman health
The opening of a multimillion-dollar cardiac centre outside of Muscat in May marked the latest milestone in Oman’s drive to broaden the scope of its health care sector.

Economic Update | Double-edged sword for Omani industry

20 Apr 2015
oman industry
From the start of this year, Oman has doubled gas tariffs for industrial producers, with the move expected to squeeze margins for operators.  However, the higher prices may spur a move towards...

Economic Update | Oman takes another step towards takaful legislation

23 Mar 2015
oman takaful
Legislation regulating Oman’s sharia-compliant insurance market has moved a step closer to being finalised after the State Council approved a draft law that will help encourage new investment in the...