(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Bank Muscat hosted the visiting delegation of the American Business Roadshow in Oman at a ceremony held at the bank's head office, attended by dignitaries, senior government officials and business leaders.
Present on the occasion were H E Eng Ahmed al Dheeb, undersecretary at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry; H E Mohsin al Balushi, adviser at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry; H E Said al Kiyumi, chairman of Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI); H E Greta Holtz, US Ambassador to Oman; and H E Hunaina al Mughairy, Oman's Ambassador to the US.
AbdulRazak Ali Issa, chief executive, congratulated the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the National US-Arab Chamber of Commerce for facilitating a successful visit for the American business delegation in Oman, in a press release.
''Against the backdrop of the US-Oman free trade agreement, bilateral trade has been growing steadily. In 2013, the export of US goods to Oman was valued at US1.5bn, whereas Oman exported goods worth US1.02bn to the US,'' said Issa.
''In order to benefit from the increasing trade and investment flows between Oman and the US, the two friendly countries should aim for increased collaboration and partnerships,'' he added.