Oman exempts Iranian business people from export tax: Economic official

IRNA – Since investment in and exports to Oman have low risks for Iranian business operators, they were exempted from exports tax, vice chairman of Iran-Oman joint chamber said.

Speaking to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Saturday, Shahla Amouri referred to the visit made by members of Iran-Oman joint chamber to Salalah Port last week, saying Oman is an important place for Iran’s trade; adding that investors and economic operators should take advantage of the opportunity provided by Oman market.

During the meeting, the facilities and infrastructure of the Salalah Port were discussed for the presence of merchants, she said.

Meetings also were held on the presence of the Iranian companies in the region and on the facilities offered for Iran’s economic activity, she reiterated.

Both sides agreed to pave the way for maintaining investment and trade and also transporting goods.

Salalah Free Zone provides investors with the opportunity to create production units, warehouses and commercial offices, as well as exporting goods to various countries, she noted.

According to Iran Customs report, Iran exported 734,000 tons of goods worth $223m to Oman during the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21).