BMI View: The Oman Ministry of Health's decision to postpone the latest phase of medicine price
reductions highlights the opaque nature of the country's pharmaceutical sector. Over the long term, Oman's
population will benefit from more affordable healthcare services ..."
BMI View: Oman's evolving demographic and epidemiological profile will act as key drivers of growth
within the country's pharmaceuticals and healthcare markets over the coming years. We view Oman as
having considerable growth potential, supported by an expanding priva ..."
BMI View: We uphold our view that Oman's pharmaceuticals and healthcare markets will remain an
attractive investment proposition for multinational pharmaceutical companies. The public sector will
continue to fund the majority of healthcare expenditure in Oman. However ..."
BMI View: Despite being among the smallest pharmaceutical and healthcare markets in the GCC, Oman's
ambitious expansion projects will attract investments from numerous international players. Engagement of
the private sector will provide the most significant growth pro ..."
BMI View: Growth in Oman's pharmaceutical and healthcare markets will be driven by the roll out of
medical insurance schemes and the completion of two medical cities, capitalising on the increased demand
for healthcare services in both the domestic and international m ..."
BMI View: Despite Oman being the most exposed of the Gulf Cooperation Council states to lower oil
prices, the government announced an increased state budget with the healthcare sector, highlighting the
importance of the sector in political stability and economic diver ..."
BMI View: The Omani government is placing an increasing emphasis on the healthcare sector,
demonstrated by a large increase in funding for the 2015 national budget. Much of this investment is
allocated to building state-of-the-art healthcare infrastructure in an attem ..."
BMI View: Oman's strong demand for patented innovative drugs, driven by its traditional wealth,
especially among the sizeable expatriate community, will continue to attract multinational company
investment. Although a relatively small market in comparison with the res ..."
BMI View: This quarter has seen a focus on development and opening of government-funded and private
healthcare infrastructure projects aimed at meeting growing domestic demand for healthcare services and
positioning the country as a regional medical tourism hub. While ..."
BMI View: Developments this quarter showcase strong relations between Oman and India. As one of the
main destinations of medical tourism, India will continue to benefit from Oman's increasingly burdened
public healthcare system. Similarly, strong growth prospects in b ..."