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Oman Shipping Report Q1 2016

Oman Shipping Report Q1 2016

BMI View: Throughput growth at Oman's main ports will continue at healthy levels in 2016, as expansionof capacity continues apace. This will strengthen Oman's position as a key transhipment hub as well asmeeting growing demand for the import and export of key drybulk materials. The government's efforts togrow the non-oil based economy as well as shore up infrastructure around the main shipping hubs will alsobenefit trade in the region. The Port of Salalah remains vulnerable to declines in container throughput,although this will be much less marked compared to 2015.

Over the medium term, Oman's shipping industry will continue to grow, with container throughput at thePort of Sohar's seeing particularly strong improvements. The Port of Salalah, which makes up the bulk ofthe country's container activity, will see some improvement in growth figures compared to 2015. With totaltrade growth settling at 2.05% by 2018 and onwards, imports will see the most improvement, while exportswill see only very small growth over the medium term.


BMI Industry View
Oman - Q4 2015
SWOT
Shipping
Political
Economic
Operational Risk
Industry Forecast
Port Of Sohar Throughput - Q4 2015
Port Of Salalah Throughput - Q4 2015
Table: Major Ports Data (Oman 2012-2019)
Table: Trade Overview (Oman 2012-2019)
Table: Key Trade Indicators (Oman 2012-2019)
Table: Main Import Partners, 2006-2013
Table: Main Export Destinations, 2006-2013
Market Overview
Oman Container Shipping Market Overview
Oman Dry Bulk Shipping Market Overview
Company Profile
Oman Shipping Company (OSC) - Q4 2015
Shipping - Global Industry View
Bright Spot For Shipping: Low Bunker Prices
Table: BMI Bunker Fuel (IFO180 & MGO) Price Forecast
Short-Term Outlook (three-to-six months)
Long-Term Outlook
Risks To Outlook
Global Company Strategy
Maersk Line
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)
CMA CGM
Evergreen Line
COSCO Container Lines Company (COSCON)
Macroeconomic Forecasts
Economic Analysis
Table: GCC - Real GDP Growth, % Chg Y-O-Y
Table: Oman - Selected Infrastructure And Industrial Projects
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)

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