Oman Industry

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To encourage industrial investment in Oman, the government has established special economic zones where investors enjoy tax exemptions, trade facilitation, and competitive advantages on imports and Customs duties. There are four such free trade zones – Al Mazunah, Sohar, Salalah and Duqm – each at different stages of development, and all...


What needs to be done to reduce energy loss and improve efficient consumption?


The utilities industry in Oman is going through a transitional period in anticipation of major restructuring and renewal plans in the water and electricity sectors. While large-scale retail competition in electricity is not yet feasible, changes in technology – like the introduction of cost-reflective tariffs (CRT) – are making distributed...


How can waste become economically productive?


The Oman Environmental Services Holding Company – known as be’ah – is close to completing the transfer of waste management operations to international operators in each of its 11 governorates. The move is part of a waste management plan to modernise and restructure the handling, treatment and disposal of municipal solid waste (MSW), expanding...


Oman’s electricity networks underwent a major renewal in 2017, with the aim of strengthening transmission infrastructure, enhancing reliability and achieving fuel savings. Interconnectivity is playing an increasingly prominent role in shaping procurement strategies and guiding industry development.

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