Oman Banking & Financial Services Report Q4 2017

BMI View:

Like the rest of the economy, Oman's financial services sector is dealing with the impact of lowoil prices, weighing on the industry's short-term growth and development prospects. Nonetheless, efforts todiversify and upgrade the country's financial infrastructure should reap longer-term benefits, with strongpotential for growth particularly in the relatively undeveloped insurance and Islamic finance markets. Thebanking sector dominates the industry now, and will do over the forecast period, with the strength of largelocal groups - alongside the government's 'Omanisation' programme - likely to remain a barrier to entry forforeign players.

Oman's banking sector is set to continue expanding over the forecast period, though loan growth will betempered in the short term by falling public demand for credit. In the years to come, the rise of Islamicbanking in the country will present considerable opportunities for some players, but also increasinglychallenge the status quo, offering headwinds to the growth of more established banks. The regulatoryframework is relatively robust, ensuring local banks comply with international best practices for riskmanagement and financial stability.


BMI Industry View
Banking & Financial Services Industry View
Table: Financial Services Forecasts (Oman 2015-2020)
Table: Financial Services Forecasts (Oman 2021-2026)
SWOT
Banking & Financial Services
Banking
Banking Snapshot
Forecast Scenario
Forecast Tables
Table: Assets Forecasts (Oman 2015-2020)
Table: Assets Forecasts (Oman 2021-2026)
Table: Liabilities Forecasts (Oman 2015-2020)
Table: Liabilities Forecasts (Oman 2021-2026)
Table: Key Ratios Forecasts (Oman 2015-2026)
Competitive Landscape
Table: Top 10 Commercial And Retail Banks By Total Assets, OMRmn
Table: Top 10 Banks - Asset Quality
Table: Top 10 Banks - Earnings & Profitability
Table: Top 10 Banks - Capital & Leverage
Table: Top 10 Banks - Funding & Liquidity
Regulatory Environment
Insurance
Insurance Snapshot
Table: Gross Insurance Premiums Written (Oman 2015-2020)
Table: Gross Insurance Premiums Written (Oman 2021-2026)
Competitive Landscape
Regulatory Environment
Asset Management
Asset Management Snapshot
Competitive Landscape
Regulatory Environment
Stock Exchanges
Stock Exchanges Snapshot
Competitive Landscape
Table: Table: Top 10 Companies By Market Capitalisation Listed On MSM 30 Index (July 2017)
Table: Table: Top 10 Companies By Market Capitalisation On MSM Shariah Index (July 2017)
Regulatory Environment
Macroeconomic Overview
Economic Growth Analysis
Macroeconomic Forecasts
Table: Macroeconomic Indicators (Oman 2016-2026)
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Oman 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Oman 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Oman 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Oman 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Oman 1990-2025)
Methodology
Industry Forecast Methodology
Sector-Specific Methodology

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