OCIPEDOmani Centre for Investment Promotion and Export Development
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Alongside the exhibition, OCIPED will hold a match-making session between Omani exporters and Libyan buyers on March 10 to be held at the Al Kabir Hotel in Tripoli, Libya.
Buoyed by this success, OCIPED has predicted that it will reach its target of RO2.
The export performance have been in line with the export strategy adopted by OCIPED, which has identified thrust products and target markets for the period 2006-2010," he added.
The technological revolution particularly in the area of telecommunications and information technology is generating a whole series of opportunities and threats for Oman and its business", an OCIPED official explained.
OCIPED will also be looking for investment in gas-related projects Au including aluminium smelters and methane oil plants Au which have come up in industrial areas such as Sohar.
She added that OCIPED earlier organized the Investment Conference in London last October with participation of more than 40 Omani businessmen.
He pointed out that in this regard, OCIPED hosted one of the experts of the American companies to provide direct technical assistance for the Omani local companies operating in the fabric textile sector as one of the economic initiatives within the trade capacities building programme, which is provided by the American partnership initiative with the Middle East.
She also added that the Sultanate's delegation will be led by Maqbool bin Ali bin Sultan, Commerce and Industry Minister and the membership of Salim bin Nasser al Ismaili, Chief Executive Officer "CEO" of OCIPED, Khalil bin Abdullah al Khunji, Chairman of Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) and a number of senior officials and businessmen from the governmental and private sectors.
Salim bin Nasser al Ismaili, CEO of OCIPED, charge de affairs of the Sultanate's embassy in Vietnam and the CEO of the State Public Reserve Fund.
The meeting was attended by Abdul Qadir Askalan, Chairman of the Omani side at the Omani Jordanian Business Council and CEO of Oman Arab Bank and representatives of the Manpower Ministry and OCIPED.
OCIPED says this could encourage the growth of local plastic processing industries.
OCIPED was shortlisted alongwith trade promotion agencies from Armenia, Brazil, Malaysia, United Arab Emirates under the developing country category.