Business activity in Muscat Governorate up 23.9 pc

MUSCAT: The number of business activities recorded by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in various governorates of the Sultanate stood at 28,702 during the 3rd quarter of 2016 compared to 33,053 activities during the same period during 2015. The ministry, represented by the Directorate General of Planning, points out that business activity concentrated in the Governorate of Muscat by 23.9 per cent out of the total volume of business activity in the Sultanate during the 3rd quarter of 2016 followed by the Governorate of North Al Batinah with 19 per cent, the Governorate of Dhofar with 15.4 per cent and the remaining activity rate distributed to the rest governorates of the Sultanate.
The Governorate of Muscat reported the highest rate of activities with 6,867, followed by the Governorate of North Al Batinah with 5,453 activities and the Governorate of Dhofar came third with 4,417 activities. The Governorate of North Al Sharqiyah registered 3,086 business activities whereas the Governorate of Al Dakhiliyah recorded 2,542 activities, followed by the Governorate of South Al Sharqiyah with 1,940 activities, the Governorate of South Al Batinah with 1,697 activities and the Governorate of Al Dhahirah with 1,204 activities. The Governorate of Al Buraimi recorded 746 business activities, 411 activities in the Governorate of Musandam and 339 activities in the Governorate of Al Wusta.  — ONA

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