In order to promote Omani products in overseas markets, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, PEIE, Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) and Ithraa have devised an integrated plan.

Queen of Jazz

Diana Krall performed at the Royal Opera House as a part of the global celebration of Jazz in 2014.

Transforming business

Peter Willats talks to OER about the evolution of LEAN practices over the years and how Omani companies can maximise its benefits.

The risk reward calculus in global shares

The best strategic opportunities could lie in high dividend yield exporters that are either restructuring their cost base or on the eve of a new product cycle that will boost earnings growth.

Smart in style

The new Lumia devices running Windows Phone 8.1 mark another milestone in the integration of Nokia handsets into the Microsoft ecosystem.

For a paradigm shift

Saraya Bandar Jissah is aiming to reinvent Oman’s real estate and tourism sectors by developing a unique Integrated Tourism Complex. Sheikh Hamood Al Hosni, its CEO, talks to OER about the current stage of the project, its unique features and significance for Oman from an economic and social perspective.

Internet of Things

Iyad Al Chammat, General Manager, Cisco Oman talks about the company’s products, plans and prospects in an interview


A year after an exclusive SME development symposium was held at Seeh Al Shamikhat in Bahla in response to the Royal Directives of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, SMEs are back in the spotlight. Unlike the past, project funding is no longer a hindrance for start-ups, it is the inability to attract trained and […]

Strategy is the key

Khalid M Ansari, Partner in Charge, KPMG Oman talks about his three decade plus experience with the firm, Oman’s business cycles and his vision for the future