Ministry issues more than 11,000 certificates of origin
MUSCAT: The Statistics Department at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) 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 of 0.8 per cent. These were issued 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 2,661 in the Governorate of Muscat, 4,890 in Sohar, 516 in Ibri, 13 in Sur and 25 in Khasab. The number of certificates issued stood at 483 in Al Buraimi, 756 in Dhofar, 824 in A’Rustaq, 65 in Diba, compared to 20 at the same period last year; a growth of 225 per cent.