Message from the CEO

The Oman Banking and Finance Directory for 2015, published by Oman Establishment for Press, Publication and Advertising in collaboration with the Central Bank of Oman, provides valid information and data on banks and financial institutions as well as other related companies operating in the Sultanate of Oman.

The directory, in its second consecutive year of publication, comes at a time when the economic landscape of Oman is improving as a result of several major development plans by the government and tighter regulations by the Central Bank of Oman.

The Sultanate's favorable demographics coupled with a pro-growth and employment backdrop bode well for the fortunes of the financial sector. The purchasing power based per capita income has exhibited steady growth, generating higher disposable income. The recent government decision raising minimum wages and expanding employment have also been supportive for consumption. With a strong and well-regulated banking sector, which continues to perform above regional standards, Oman is now looking to ..... read more