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Oman: In-depth PEST Insights

Oman: In-depth PEST Insights

Summary

This PEST country analysis report on Oman provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.

Synopsis

  • Understand the political system in Oman through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.
  • Understand the economic situation in Oman through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.
  • Understand customer demographics in Oman through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
  • Understand the technological landscape in Oman through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.
Scope
  • The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Oman, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.
  • The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Oman's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.
  • The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.
Reasons to buy
  • What is the outlook in Oman in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?
  • How does Oman perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?
  • How does Oman perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?
  • How does Oman perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?


Overview
Catalyst
Summary
Key highlights
Key developments in January 2018 – September 2018
Key Facts and Geographic Location
Key facts
Geographical location
Political Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Key political figures
Structure of government
Key policies
Economic and social
Foreign and defense policies
Performance
Governance indicators
Economic Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Financial system
Performance
Overview
GDP and growth rate
Fiscal indicators
International investment position
Monetary situation
Social Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Demographic composition
Education
Healthcare
Performance
Education
Healthcare
Technological Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Performance
Telecommunications and Internet
Appendix
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Disclaimer
List of Tables
Table 1: Oman – key facts, 2018 8
Table 2: Mid-year population by age (% of total population), 2017 26
List of Figures
Figure 1: Map of Oman 9
Figure 2: Oman– key political events timeline 11
Figure 3: Oman – key political figures 12
Figure 4: Evolution of GDP growth in Oman, 2006–17 16
Figure 5: GDP and GDP growth rate of Oman (constant prices), 2012–22f 17
Figure 6: Sector-specific GDP in Oman, 2017 18
Figure 7: Agricultural output in Oman, 2010–17 20
Figure 8: Industrial output in Oman, 2010–17 21
Figure 9: Services output in Oman, 2010–17 22
Figure 10: Total export and import by Oman (2011-2016) 23
Figure 11: Consumer price index and consumer price index-based inflation in Oman, 2012–22f 24
Figure 12: Health expenditure 2008–17 27
Figure 13: Internet user and penetration 2010–16 29

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