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May 27, 2016
Chinese investors to build industrial city in Oman
Muscat (AFP) May 23, 2016
Chinese investors signed a deal Monday with Oman's government to build an industrial city, including an oil refinery, in the southern port town of Duqm, a joint statement said. The deal would pave the way for investments worth $10.7 billion by 2022 to finance industrial projects in Duqm, on the Arabian Sea, which Oman is developing in a bid to diversify revenues beyond oil, it said. The industrial zone would include a refinery with a production capacity of 230,000 barrels per day, a complex for ... read more

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