MoCI is­sues more than 11,000 cer­tifi­cates of ori­gin in Q1 of 2017

Muscat Daily - - BUSINESS -

Muscat - The Statis­tics Depart­ment at the Min­istry of Com­merce and In­dus­try (MoCI) has said that the num­ber of cer­tifi­cates of ori­gin is­sued dur­ing the first quar­ter of this year stood at 11,341 com­pared to 11,248 in the cor­re­spond­ing pe­riod last year; a growth by 0.8 per cent in Muscat, So­har, Ibri, Sur, Khasab, Al Bu­raimi, Dho­far, A’Rus­taq, Diba and Nizwa.

The depart­ment said that the num­ber of cer­tifi­cates is­sued stood at 2661 in the Gover­norate of Muscat, 4,890 in So­har, 516 in Ibri, 13 in Sur and 25 in Khasab (com­pared to 6 dur­ing the same pe­riod last year).

The statis­tics said that the in­crease in the cer­tifi­cate of ori­gin be­cause of sup­ply and de­mand, and mar­ket ac­tiv­i­ties, es­pe­cially the cer­tifi­cates of ori­gin is­sued by the depart­ment are for the crusher prod­ucts, which are ex­ported to the GCC States.

The num­ber of cer­tifi­cates is­sued stood also at 483 in Bu­raimi, 756 in Dho­far, 824 in Rus­taq, 65 in Diba, com­pared to 20 at the same pe­riod last year; a growth by 225 per cent. 108 cer­tifi­cates of ori­gin were also is­sued in Nizwa.

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