May 7, 2012
Oman's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) posted a 22.7 per cent growth at the current prices in 2011.
March 27, 2012
With the draft laws for Islamic banking almost complete, Oman will also alter its existing regulations for banking in the Sultanate to incorporate Islamic finance.
November 22, 2011
Despite adverse international developments, the Omani banking sector continued to exhibit optimism and resilience during 2011
September 7, 2011
At the end of June 2011, private deposits at commercial banks in the Oman Sultanate rose by 6.2%
July 20, 2011
Oman and Jordan lead the way in the Middle East for the development of responsible tourism and are model examples for others in the region to follow.
July 11, 2011
Oman saw the value of its non-oil exports rise to RO2.448 billion in 2010, a jump of 32.4 percent over the previous year.
July 10, 2011
The important drivers of growth in 2011 in Oman are expected to be expanding exports and increased government spending
July 3, 2011
The Ministry of Manpower in Oman is not restricting any new work permits or imposing restrictions on visa-renewals for expatriates, an official of the ministry told Times of Oman.
June 29, 2011
Experts recently noted the need to provide the necessary expertise in Islamic banking to groom Omani institutions operating in this field.
June 26, 2011
A new report revealed that the aggregate personal loan portfolio, including mortgage finance, in Oman grew by 6.8 per cent to touch RO4294.7 million at the end of 2010.
June 23, 2011
Oman is capitalizing on its Free Trade Zones by issuing laws that facilitates tax exemption, and simplifies procedures and import of all permissible goods to attract further investment.
May 18, 2011
Word on the Arab street, when not debating the latest on the Arab revolutions, and the state of catastrophe in Yemen or Libya or Syria, has turned to the new bid to expand the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Scrutiny lies with the two potential new candidates for entry into this Gulf state league, namely Jordan and Morocco. The twitter-sphere is buzzing (or tweeting) with humorous remarks, as well as more grave concerns around the implications of such a shift, for both sides of the equation: the new members and the former block.
April 2, 2011
Pro-democracy leaders in Oman called Saturday for more protests after clashes with security forces left at least one person.
March 29, 2011
Omani troops stormed on Tuesday the Earth roundabout in Sohar evacuating a small group of pro-reform protesters.
March 14, 2011
Arab Bank Group has provided credit facilities totaling $ 410 Million to three contractors.