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Others November 21, 2014

OMAN: Tradition of smart planning to boost economic diversification

While the hydrocarbon industry remains as a strong backbone to the Omani economy, the sultanate is promoting other sectors and industries as well as bolstering the education system to prepare young...

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Others November 21, 2014

Bilateral trade on the rise, as is variety of Omani exports

A free trade agreement between the two nations has boosted two-way trade. Ithraa, Oman’s investment promotion agency, supports the government’s economic diversification efforts by endorsing...

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Medical November 21, 2014

Healthcare embraces private sector

Life expectancy is way up and infant and child mortality rates are down. Now the Ministry of Health looks to private players to further improve quality and standard of care in the healthcare sector,...

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Manufacturing November 21, 2014

Investing in minds and ideas to promote an inclusive knowledge-based vision

Oman targets innovation and R&D to enhance national capability and competitiveness in a transformative vision centered on its human resources

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Manufacturing November 21, 2014

Investment laws and infrastructure to attract FDI

Low income tax, free zones, 100% foreign ownership of businesses and of course an excellent geographic location make Oman a top investment destination

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Manufacturing November 21, 2014

Homespun companies identify with local needs

Companies like AVOD and Teejan are attentive to the needs of the markets, and successfully grow their activity base and product lines accordingly

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Construction November 21, 2014

Coming soon: a multi-modal, integrated transport network

The government is now developing ports, railways, roads and airports in such a way that they will conveniently link up to move cargo and passengers seamlessly.

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Construction November 21, 2014

New shipping hub emerges in central Oman

Duqm is home to a Special Economic Zone, complete with world-class infrastructure, including a port, which will serve the area’s mining and other associated activities.

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Energy November 21, 2014

Foreign oil & gas firms capitalize on the sultanate’s friendly and welcoming environment

Foreign oil & gas firms capitalize on the sultanate’s friendly and welcoming environment.

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Tourism & Culture November 21, 2014

“Beauty has an address” and it’s Oman

Despite its stunning landscapes and rich culture, Oman is only just now becoming a tourism hotspot in the Middle East.

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Manufacturing October 23, 2014

Secretary General of Oman’s Research Council

The United World team met with the Research Council’s Dr. Hilal Ali Zaher Al Hinai Secretary General of The Research Council to discuss their role in Oman.

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Manufacturing October 23, 2014

Oman’s Research Council

The United World team met with the Research Council’s Dr. AbdulBaki to discuss their role in Oman.