Category: INDUSTRY

Banking & Finance
Private deposits at commercial banks reach RO12.47bn

Private deposits at commercial banks in the Sultanate at the end of the first quarter in 2018 witnessed a slight decline by 0.77 per cent to OMR12.47 billion, compared to OMR12.57 billion in the corresponding period last year, according to a monthly statistical bulletin published by the Central Bank of Oman (CBO). The gross value […]

Al Araimi
Al Araimi Walk to create 3,000 jobs

Al Raid Group announced that its upcoming project, Al Araimi Walk will generate around 3,000 jobs. The company added that it was excited about the Al Araimi Walk, which is slated to be completed by September, 2020. It is a mall which is to be built on the ‘retailtainment’ model. “The upcoming project of Al […]

Retail Frontier

The phenomenal growth of mega hypermarkets all across the Sultanate, has completely transformed the retail landscape and is all set to galvanise the jobs sector as well as the economy    A massive surge in expansion and growth of shopping malls, hypermarkets and supermarkets is fast changing the dynamics of the retail sector across the […]

Annual industrial survey covers 963 orgnaisations

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI), represented by the Directorate General of Industry, reported that the percentage of businesses surveyed in the annual industrial survey of medium and large industrial establishments for 2017 amounted to 45 per cent, targeting 963 industrial establishments. The annual industrial survey aims at providing an integrated and up-to-date database […]

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Audi Oman Launches Attractive Offers

Audi Oman, represented by Wattayah Motors, recently announced the launch of its attractive Ramadan offers with a multitude of benefits on select models during the promotion period, which runs until June 28.

Banking & Finance
Ahmed Al Musalmi, CEO, Bank Sohar
Bank Sohar: Insight-Driven Banking Leader

Having completed 11 years of operations, Bank Sohar has established itself as a prominent financial institution in the market with a strong asset base of RO2.924bn as on March 31, 2018, and a digital focus for both its front and back offices, built around a customer centric model. OER looks at how Bank Sohar has […]

Transformative effort

Sultan Al Wahaibi, Chief Business and Wholesale Officer, Ooredoo shares how the Be Digital campaign can fulfil digitalisation needs of organisations. Mayank Singh reports What is the idea behind Ooredoo’s ‘Be Digital’ campaign? As a company, we want to raise awareness within Oman about the importance of digital transformation and this is not limited to […]

Cluster in the making

  Vinod Pittie, Chairman, ShriVallabh Pittie Group shares his views on the upcoming yarn plant in Sohar Freezone and its potential to create a one-of-its kind textile cluster in Oman. Mayank Singh reports   Can you share the reasons for setting up this plant in Sohar Freezone? Please give us a background of the group […]