Oman

November 1, 2000

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An explosion aboard a Maltese freighter in the Gulf of Oman killed three crewmen and injured four more.

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The commercial banks of Oman have not shown signs of initiating Internet banking in the Sultanate, and the Central Bank of Oman (CBO) has not yet received any requests for the implementing of up-to-da

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The commercial banks of Oman have not shown signs of initiating Internet banking in the Sultanate. According to a recent report by the <I>Oman Observer</I>, although the Central Bank of Oman (CBO) has

October 31, 2000

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The Oman stock index plunged some 25 percent this year, reaching its lowest level in four years on Thursday, reported <I>Khaleej Times</I>. The Muscat Securities Market lost a further 2.45 percent on

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To restore investor confidence and put a halt to the liquidity crunch, brokers working at the Muscat Securities Market (MSM) have called for a ‘stock-split’.

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Oman on Monday delivered a shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the Australian company North-West Shelf to be supplied to the US firm Enron Corp., an Oman LNG spokesman said.

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On August 12, 2000 crude oil from wells at the Al Noor field of Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) began flowing to a brand new production station in south Oman.

October 29, 2000

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Indian Minister of State for External Affairs Ajit Kumar Panja will visit Oman Monday for talks with Omani officials on bilateral ties and issues of c

October 25, 2000

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A ten-man trade mission from the federal state of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, is presently in Muscat, Oman, to discuss potential deals. The group, from the former East German state, is focused on setting

October 22, 2000

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Trade ties between India and the Sultanate of Oman got a substantial boost on October 13 with the ratification of a bilateral agreement designed to promote and protect mutual investments.

October 20, 2000

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 20 - Oct 31, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Oman International Exhibition Center, Oman <b>Specifics:</b> <b>Coordination by:</b> Oman Chamber of Commerce & Industry <b>Contact:</b> <

October 18, 2000

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Oman's first shipment of LNG signifies the inception of a lucrative source of export revenues that will last well into the future. As the Sultanate seeks to diversify its economy, it should benefit fr

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April 6, 2000 marked the day in which Oman commenced exporting liquefied natural gas (LNG), with South Korea as its first partner. The first shipment -- 135,000 cubic meters – was directed to the Kore

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Oman appears set to join the World Trade Organization shortly, a step which would remove its trade barriers. Earlier this year, Omani officials announced that the main obstacles to WTO membership had

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 Indicators:  1998  1999  2000e  Nominal GDP (US$bn)  14.2  14.5  15.3  GDP real growth rate (%)  -10.2  1.6  4.0   Inflation (%)  -5.7  0.7  1.2  Total Exports (US$bn)  5.51  6.00  --  Total Imports