Oman ratifies the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement on Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications by by Royal Decree 19/2021 on February 15, 2021 .
Omani Halwa being made
This Geneva Act in itself is
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The annual ranking of the Middle East’s most powerful women in business has now been revealed by Forbes Middle East. From the sultanate, four Omani women have made to the coveted top 50 of The Middle East’s Power Businesswomen 2021.
From Oman, Haifa al Khaifi,
Haifa al Khaifi
who was recently named CEO of Energy Development Oman (EDO) is ranked 30th.
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The Oman Budget for 2021 has been announced.
The figures are based
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Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said has made many Royal Decrees about Government Ministries (see below) and under Royal Decree No. 111/2020 created New Ministers in Oman. (
see here for 2022 update)
Sayyid Badr bin Hamad bin Hamoud Al Busaidi is appointed
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Oman will close its Customs Clearance Offices on the main border with the UAE at Hatta / Al Wajajah – in favour of online clearance.
Trade volume between Oman & Qatar has grown dramatically from USDollars549 Million in 2016 to USDollar1.8Billion in 2019
Remarkably Oman is Qatar’s main destination for its non-Oil products. Currently, there are some 200 jointly owned Omani/Qatari companies in Oman and 350 jointly owned Omani/Qatari companies in Qatar.
Oman Qatar Meeting
Mohsin Khamis Al Balushi of
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The Oman budget is approved with expenditure of OMR (Omani Rials ) 12.9 billion (USD33.5billion)
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A Ferry Service for Oman from Qatar and Kuwait might be launching soon.
Grand Ferry via Abdul Basit The Peninsula
This seems to be being organized from
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Duqm Refinery has achieved full finance on its path to becoming a driver in Oman’s economic diversification.
One of Oman’s economic objectives is to diversify its income, and the strategies include adding value to raw materials, leverage its geographical location and maximize local manpower skill sets.
Ras Markaz Oman
The new “Duqm Refinery” at Ras Markaz
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Forbes magazine has released its 2018 list of the ‘Most Influential Women’. Its good to see Oman’s most influential women are included in the list, including a new entrant.
Dominating this list, as their companies do in their fields within Oman, are Amal
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Oman has created its 2018 Budget, an increase from 2017 proposed figure of 11.7Billion Omani Rials (30.5BillionUS$appx) to 12.5Billion Omani Rials (32.5BillionUS$appx)an increase of 6.8%. Oman’s GDP is hoped to increase by 3% in 2018.
Central Bank of Oman – Muscat
Income is anticipated to rise
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The relationship between Oman and China appears to becoming closer. China had a bumpy start in projects in Oman; its companies were involved the initial states of the
Sewage Pipeline Works Muscat
which must have been a steep learning curve
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Tahir Bin Salim Al-Amry who has been director on many of Oman’s leading companies
Tahir Bin Salim Al-Amry
including Bank Sohar,
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Oman Air, which, in March 2016, was considering taking 13 Airbus A350 in 2020 has now focused on
placing an order for 9 jets. Options now include Airbus A350 and Boeing 787.
Oman Air at Salalah old Terminal
The airline’s CEO Paul Gregorowitsch was
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Forbes magazine has released its annual list of most powerful women in the Arab world 2017. This year there are two lists, one for Business and one for Government. Topping the lists, as always, are Lubna S. Olayan and Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi of Saudi and UAE. However. there is a rapid rush to the top by Oman’s working Women.
Dominating this list, as their company
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