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Economic Update | Retail explosion may lure top brands into Oman

11 Jul 2014
The retail sector in Oman is set to enjoy solid growth in 2014, with disposable incomes on the rise and economic expansion being fed by higher levels of state investment, though a rapid expansion of...

Economic Update | Expanding IT in Oman

1 Jul 2014
A measured approach to rolling out the infrastructure for Oman’s advanced broadband network is part of a wider policy of managed development towards becoming a knowledge-based economy.

Economic Update | Private health care attracting Omanis

17 Jun 2014
A two-pronged drive to tackle the rise of lifestyle diseases in Oman and broaden the range of medical facilities available locally has put the country’s health care services on course for rapid...

Economic Update | Oman working to support SME growth

13 May 2014
Supporting the development of Oman’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is regarded as a key method for boosting private sector employment levels and direct Omani involvement in the economy....

Economic Update | Oman gas production on track to meet rising demand

17 Apr 2014
Domestic gas requirements are set to expand rapidly over the next few years as Oman’s industrial base expands and as the utilities sector grows to keep pace with rising demand for water and...

Economic Update | Oman forges ties between academic and business worlds

1 Apr 2014
Institutes of higher learning in Oman are cooperating more closely with local businesses, as the Sultanate looks to boost employment opportunities for nationals in the private and public sectors.