Muscat: More than 6,000 commercial records have been registered for investors from the Gulf Cooperation Council countries in Oman until the end of June 2021.
Oman News Agency (ONA) said in a statement: "The number of commercial records registered for investors from the Gulf Cooperation Council countries in the Sultanate of Oman until the end of the second quarter of this year reached 6,571."
The Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion represented by the Information, Data and Statistics Department clarified that the number of records for Emirati investors that were registered during the second quarter of this year amounted to 45, bringing the cumulative number to 3,164, and the number of records registered for Saudi investors during the same quarter reached 15, bringing the total to 1,125. The number of registered records for Bahraini investors during the second quarter of this year reached 12, bringing the total to 909 records.
During the second quarter of this year, three records were registered for Kuwaiti investors, bringing the cumulative number to 902, and seven records for Qatari investors, bringing their cumulative number to 471 until the end of the second quarter of this year.
The ministry affirmed that its action plan is in line with Oman Vision 2040, which is represented in diversification and economic growth, creating job opportunities, raising the Sultanate’s classification in international indicators and local added value, promoting foreign direct investment, balanced development in the governorates, and promoting exports and their diversity.
The ministry indicated that the various initiatives and plans that it presented during the last period of this year aim to facilitate procedures, contribute to the promotion of investment opportunities, attract quality investments and create the appropriate environment for the success and development of all investments. In addition to empowering the private sector and encourage it to invest, transfer investments, develop all sectors, and enhance in-country value programmes in partnership with the private sector.