Oman Industry

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Oman’s industrial sector is a key pillar of its long-term development strategy, as well as a major employer and a steadily growing source of wealth. It covers a wide range of fields, including mining, petrochemicals, aluminium and organic beverages.

 

How can Omanisation be increased and implementation improved in the construction sector?

 

Since 1983, when the sultanate opened its first industrial estate at Rusayl in Muscat, specialised zones for manufacturing, heavy and light industry, IT, chemicals and pharmaceuticals have flourished. These now form part of Oman’s overall economic strategy, as it diversifies away from hydrocarbons by boosting alternative sectors. Employment is...

Chapter | Industry from The Report: Oman 2019

Oman’s industrial sector is a key pillar of its long-term development strategy, as well as a major employer and a steadily growing source of wealth. It covers a wide range of fields, including mining, petrochemicals, aluminium and organic beverages. The recent economic slowdown in both the country and the wider region still poses challenges. With much economic activity driven by government...

 

Mining in Oman is poised for growth in line with economic diversification plans, and the sector has distinct advantages over other developing markets. The country has some of the richest and most diverse mineral deposits in the world, ranging from gold and copper to potash, gypsum, chromite and limestone. Despite this, Oman’s mineral wealth...

 

As the first step in a series of planned privatisations, 2019 should see the partial sale of two government-owned electricity companies: Oman Electricity Transmission Company (OETC) and the Muscat Electricity Distribution Company (MEDC). The motivations for the sell-off strategy are many, ranging from efforts to improve operational efficiency...

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