Statistics of the Sultanate of Oman In 1983 the government initiated the establishment of the first industrial district in the Sultanate under the name – the Rusayl Industrial Zone Authority – and opened in 1985 and is located in the capital. After that, many other industrial district were established in Sohar, Al Batinah Governorate, Raysut, Dhofar Governorate, and Nizwa, Ad Dakhiliyah Governorate, Sur, Sur, Buraimi, Al Buraimi Governorate, in addition to the Sumail Industrial Zone announced in 2010. As a result of the expansion in the industrial districts, the General Establishment for Industrial districts was established in 1993 by Royal Decree No.: 4/93 with the aim of planning, establishing, managing and developing the industrial districts in the Sultanate.
Statistics for the Sultanate of Oman include the following points: