Filter by

Filter by
Regions & Countries:Oman X
  • Tax Update: Excise Tax Implementation in Oman

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: OmanServices: TaxLegal
    Excise tax will be implemented in Oman with effect from 15 June 2019 in accordance with the unified GCC Excise Tax Agreement, making Oman the fifth GCC country to implement excise tax. The implementation of excise tax in Oman follows the issuance of the Royal Decree 23 of 2019 (“the Excise Tax Law “) on 13 March 2019 and the subsequent publication of the Excise Tax Law on 17 March 2019.
  • Somalia: Mobile money overtakes cash - New Country Views

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: KenyaOmanIndustries: Banking & FinanceInformation Technology
    Mobile banking is creating a nascent financial system. The number of monthly mobile money transactions made in Somalia now exceeds that of Kenya, a regional pioneer in the sector.
  • Legal Framework for Investment in the Oman Tourism Sector

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: OmanServices: Legal
    Tourism has been identified by the Oman government as one of the sectors to diversify the economy away from oil, which is currently the main source of revenue for the country. Based on this initiative, the Oman government, represented mainly by the Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of Housing, has issued a number of laws and regulations that regulate local and international investment in the tourism sector.
  • Oman: Relying on strategic location as debt mounts

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesChina...Industries: All
    Relying on strategic location as debt mounts
  • Oman: Solid growth in 2019, but debt issues too

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: OmanIndustries: Banking & Finance
    The IMF’s 2019 growth forecast would make Oman the fastest growing GCC economy, followed by Kuwait and the UAE. But falling FX reserves and a rise in the debt-to-GDP ratio persist, suggesting ongoing strains in the macro environment, and little to reassure credit rating agencies.
  • Q1 2019 MENA Outlook Extended Outline

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesBahrain...Industries: Minerals & ResourcesOil & Gas...
    Our quarterly regional theme to be published in full on 20 December analyses trade and investment relations between the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) and Turkey. It highlights the inroads Turkey has been making into MENA economically since 2002, while also noting recent rifts between the two sides.
  • A Focus on Healthcare

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesBahrain...Industries: Healthcare
    In our fifth special healthcare edition, which focuses on issues relating to the healthcare and life sciences sectors, we see continued growth and development across the MENA region.
  • Oman needs to speed pace of restructuring

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: OmanIndustries: Minerals & ResourcesOil & Gas...
    Privatisation of state companies including drilling, Salalah Methanol, mining, Oman Oil Refineries (ORPIC), electricity distribution; Raising capital for large infrastructure and strategic projects, notably the Duqm refinery and Ras Markaz oil storage park, and; Raising gas output to meet rising demand & sustain exports.
  • Oman’s largest corporate Sukuk program in the works

    Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: OmanIndustries: Banking & Finance
    Conglomerate Golden Group has won regulatory approval for a OMR200 million (US$517.88 million) Sukuk program, double the size of the most recent Sukuk program established (the OMR100 million (US$258.94 million) retail program by Meethaq Islamic Banking in May) and bigger than the US$150 million multicurrency program by MB Holdings which included a US$76 million paper offered last year.
  • YPO Global Pulse Survey: A whole new ball game in MENA

    Content Types: NewsletterRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesChina...Industries: All
    For the third consecutive quarter and despite a pickup in respondent rates, the YPO MENA Global Pulse Index dropped to 28.5 in Q3, the lowest since 2009.

Featured Members

  • Arabia Monitor is an independent research company specialized in economic and market analysis on emerging markets...
  • ​Al Tamimi & Company is the largest law firm in the Middle East with 17 offices across 9 countries. The firm...

View More

Top