Market profile

Oman has seen continuous gross domestic product (GDP) per capita expansion over the last four decades. Sultan Qaboos Bin Said has pursued policies to modernise the economy and position the Sultanate as an active player in the global marketplace. Oman is actively seeking to reduce dependence on oil, develop national infrastructure and take advantage of a growing service and tourism sector.

Austrade office for Oman is located in Riyadh and Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.

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  • Merchandise exports A$610 million
  • Services exports A$93 million
  • Capital Muscat
  • Official language Arabic
  • Area 309,500 sq km
  • Population 4.3 million

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Country brief

A comprehensive overview of political, economic and bilateral and regional trade agreements.

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Trade and economic fact sheet

Containing general information, recent economic indicators, Australia’s trade and investment relationship with Oman and their global merchandise trade relationship that is updated twice a year.

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The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Smartraveller site provides advice for business travellers and tourists going to Oman. This is regularly updated and should be checked before planning travel.

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