Oman Construction

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With a multi-billion-dollar pipeline of public sector contracts and significant private sector developments planned for the remainder of the decade, the construction sector remains a highly significant and growing sector of the Omani economy. In the face of substantial headwinds driven by lower oil prices since the middle of 2014, the...

 

The aims of Oman’s latest five-year plan are being realised, as new developments spring up with a focus on the sectors with the most growth potential. Input from both public and private developers is spurring work on major projects catering to the transport and logistics, tourism, manufacturing, fisheries and mining sectors, while new...

Chapter | Construction from The Report: Oman 2017

With a multi-billion-dollar pipeline of public sector contracts and significant private sector developments planned for the remainder of the decade, the construction sector remains a highly significant and growing sector of the Omani economy. In the face of substantial headwinds driven by lower oil prices since the middle of 2014, the government is steering towards a diversified economy, even...

Despite ongoing economic pressures associated with the drop in oil prices, Oman’s diversification strategy and efforts to enhance wider revenue streams are beginning to bear fruit, as witnessed by continued growth in the non-oil sector despite dropping incomes and wider regional instability.

 

Since at least the turn of the 21st century, the rising cost of construction materials has been a concern for many emerging markets, particularly those, like Oman, which are dependent on imports to cover a substantial proportion of demand. A dip in prices following the 2008-09 global financial crisis eased some of the pressure, albeit at a...

 

Demand for construction services has extended through 2015 driven by a solid pipeline of major public projects, as well as lively demand from the private real estate sector. Some of the infrastructure developments being implemented should keep contractors busy for years to come, and are expected to help maintain sector momentum through the...

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