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About Oman

Oman, officially known as the Sultanate of Oman, is an Arab country on the Arabian Sea off the Gulf of Oman. The country has been one of the powerful countries in the region both politically and economically.

The country is a free economy and an oil-rich country. Other than Petroleum products, Agriculture, Fishing, Tourism is also one of the growing industries.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionMiddle East
Capital CityMuscat
Government TypeIslamic Absolute Monarchy
Official LanguagesArabic
CurrencyOmani rial, OMR
Phone Code +968
Important CitiesSeeb, ?al?lah, Bawshar, Sohar, As Suwayq , Ibr?, ?a?am, Bark?, Rustaq, Al Buraym? , Nizwá
National DayNational Day (18th Nov)
GDP (nominal)USD 108.282 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking68
Primary IndustriesAlfalfa, Asbestos, Bananas, Coconuts, Copper, Crude Oil, Dates, Fish, Fruit, Gypsum, Limestone, Marble, Natural Gas, Vegetables, Wheat MAJOR INDUSTRIES: Agriculture, Cement, Copper Smelting, Construction, Fishing, Mining, Oil Refining
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsUnited Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
Member ofAsian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Greater Arab Free Trade Area(GAFTA), Gulf Cooperation Council(GCC), Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition(IMCTC), Indian Ocean Rim Association(IORA), Organisation of Islamic Co-operation(OIC), United Nations(UN), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Major ExportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Plastics and Products, Chemical Products, Marine Vessels, Electrical Products, Edible Oils & Seeds, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Gems & Jewellery, Machinery & Appliances, Building & Construction Products & Services, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products, Cereals & Pulses, Other Products
Major ImportsOther Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Machinery & Appliances, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Gems & Jewellery, Electrical Products, Chemical Products, Plastics and Products, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Edible Oils & Seeds, Pharmaceutical Products, Cereals & Pulses, Cosmetics and Accessories
Total Exports ValueUSD 88.107 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 39.845 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 48.262 Billion (Excess)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaMaritime Transport Agreement, Bilateral Relations , existing bilateral agreements are: MoUs on Combating Crime, Cooperation in Agriculture, Civil Aviation, Cooperation between the State Audit Institution of Oman and the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, Avoidance of Double Taxation, Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection, Treaty of Extradition, MoU on Manpower, MoU on Joint Investment Fund and MoU on Cultural Cooperation, etcBilateral Trade and Economy
Major Exports to IndiaMining, Metals & Minerals, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Marine Vessels, Plastics and Products, Chemical Products, Edible Oils & Seeds, Electrical Products, Aviation Vehicles, Building & Construction Products & Services, Cosmetics and Accessories, Machinery & Appliances, Fruits and Nuts, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans
Major Imports from IndiaMining, Metals & Minerals, Marine Vessels, Chemical Products, Cereals & Pulses, Electrical Products, Machinery & Appliances, Ceramic Products, Plastics and Products, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Cosmetics and Accessories, Fashion and Apparel, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products, Fruits and Nuts, Pharmaceutical Products, Silk & Textiles, Vegetables and Related Products
India's Imports ValueUSD 7,911.18 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 4,477.25 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 3 Million (Excess)
Indian Embassy Details for OmanEmbassy of India
H.E. Mr. Amit Narang
Honourable Ambassador
Jami'at Al - Dowal Al - Arabiya Street, Diplomatic Area, Al Khuwair, P.O. Box 1727, PC 112

Embassy Details of Oman in IndiaEmbassy of the Sultanate of Oman
H.E. Mr. Issa Saleh Abdullah Saleh Al Shibani
EP 10 and 11, Chandragupta MargChanakyapuriNew Delhi-110021
+91-11-2688 5624, 2688 5623, 2688 5622 (O)

Consulate General of Oman in Mumbai
Mr. Jamil Haji Ismail Al Balushi
Consul General
112 Maker Chamber IV 11th Floor, Nariman Point Mumbai 400 021

+91-22 - 2287 6037, 38 (O)