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Industry
Sohar
New plant at SOHAR Freezone plans to top official Omanisation targets

Dunes Industries held a VIP ceremony this week to celebrate the opening of its new hot-dip galvanizing plant at SOHAR Freezone. His Excellency Dr Ahmed Mohammed Salem Al Futaisi, Minister of Transport and Communications, was the guest of honour at the event, with a ribbon cutting ceremony to declare the state-of-the-art facility open for business after a 12-month development phase.

ECONOMY
MSM
Muscat bourse records fall in trading volume

Total trading volume on the Muscat Securities Market (MSM) in the first nine months of this year amounted to OMR946.5 million, a fall of 44.7 per cent from its level in the same period last year, which stood at OMR1.7 billion.

Consumer Products
Oman records lowest inflation in Gulf region

Oman recorded the lowest inflation rate at 0.07 per cent in August among Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states. The highest inflation rate was recorded in the United Arab Emirates at 4.94 per cent in August, against the same period last year.

Industry
787 Dreamliner
Boeing celebrates delivery of Oman Air’s first 787 dreamliner

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is an all-new, super-efficient family of commercial airplanes that brings big-jet ranges and speed to the middle of the market. In response to airlines’ overwhelming preference, Boeing designed the 787 family with superior efficiency, which allows airlines to profitably open new routes to fly people directly where they’d like to go in exceptional comfort.