Top Oman Imports 2016
In 2016, Oman bought US$23.3 billion worth of imported products down by -17.3% since 2012 and down by -19.8% from 2015 to 2016.
Top 10 Omani Imports from UAE

United Arab Emirates' exports to Oman amounted
to $10.5 billion or 45.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $1.4 billion
  2. Electronic equipment: $1 billion
  3. Gems, precious metals: $637.7 million
  4. Iron or steel products: $600.5 million
  5. Mineral fuels including oil: $544.8 million
  6. Plastics: $450.2 million
  7. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $438.8 million
  8. Iron and steel: $431.2 million
  9. Copper: $363.7 million
10. Dairy, eggs, honey: $355.6 million
Top 10 Omani Imports from China

China's exports to Oman amounted to
$1.1 billion or 4.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $269.5 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $195.7 million
  3. Iron or steel products: $148.4 million
  4. Iron and steel: $120.9 million
  5. Furniture, lighting, signs: $59.3 million
  6. Other chemical goods: $57.7 million
  7. Mineral fuels including oil: $38.4 million
  8. Rubber: $35.6 million
  9. Plastics: $26.9 million
10. Wood: $15.8 million
Top 10 Omani Imports from India

India's exports to Oman amounted to
$1.1 billion or 4.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $394.4 million
  2. Iron or steel products: $162 million
  3. Machinery: $83.7 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $65.4 million
  5. Cereal, milk preparations: $58 million
  6. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $28.9 million
  7. Ceramic products: $27.9 million
  8. Iron and steel: $27.4 million
  9. Meat: $27 million
10. Dairy, eggs, honey: $21.1 million
Top 10 Omani Imports from Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's exports to Oman amounted to
$813.2 million or 3.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Dairy, eggs, honey: $129.9 million
  2. Plastics: $116.4 million
  3. Soaps, lubricants, candles: $82.6 million
  4. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $68.8 million
  5. Iron or steel products: $56.1 million
  6. Other manufactured products: $48.4 million
  7. Cereal, milk preparations:$35.1 million
  8. Stone, plaster, cement: $32.8 million
  9. Machinery: $32.5 million
10. Perfumes, cosmetics: $21.5 million
Top 10 Omani Imports from the US

America's exports to Oman amounted to
$766.9 million or 3.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $233.5 million
  2. Aircraft, spacecraft: $232 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $55.1 million
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $51.6 million
  5. Iron or steel products: $33.9 million
  6. Base metal tools, cutlery: $27.8 million
  7. Pharmaceuticals: $19.7 million
  8. Mineral fuels including oil: $12.5 million
  9. Cereal, milk preparations: $10.3 million
10. Other chemical goods: $9.4 million
Top 10 Omani Imports from Iran

Iran's exports to Oman amounted to
$642.2 million or 2.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $422.4 million
  2. Iron and steel: $129.1 million
  3. Live animals: $41.4 million
  4. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $8 million
  5. Ores, slag, ash: $6.6 million
  6. Vegetables: $5.3 million
  7. Copper: $4.9 million
  8. Organic chemicals: $4.5 million
  9. Fruits, nuts: $4 million
10. Aircraft, spacecraft: $2.9 million
Top 10 Omani Imports from Japan

Japan's exports to Oman amounted to
$506.3 million or 2.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $219.1 million
  2. Machinery: $94.1 million
  3. Iron or steel products: $37.1 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $30.4 million
  5. Organic chemicals: $30.3 million
  6. Rubber: $27.7 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $12 million
  8. Other base metal goods: $11.3 million
  9. Glass: $7 million
10. Plastics: $6.5 million
Top 10 Omani Imports from Brazil

Brazil's exports to Oman amounted to
$375.1 million or 1.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Ores, slag, ash: $297.3 million
  2. Meat: $22.1 million
  3. Iron and steel: $21.8 million
  4. Iron or steel products: $8.8 million
  5. Cereal, milk preparations: $8.5 million
  6. Inorganic chemicals: $6 million
  7. Machinery: $3.8 million
  8. Animal/vegetable fats and oils: $3.7 million
  9. Dairy, eggs, honey: $837,000
10. Electronic equipment: $518,000
Top 10 Omani Imports from Singapore

Singapore's exports to Oman amounted to
$356.4 million or 1.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Animal/vegetable fats and oils: $201.1 million
  2. Machinery: $33.5 million
  3. Mineral fuels including oil: $19.2 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $14.4 million
  5. Iron or steel products: $12.5 million
  6. Dairy, eggs, honey: $11.4 million
  7. Other chemical goods: $9.1 million
  8. Copper: $6.7 million
  9. Medical, technical equipment: $6.5 million
10. Plastics: $5.8 million
Top 10 Omani Imports from the UK

United Kingdom's exports to Oman amounted to
$342.5 million or 1.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $100.6 million
  2. Copper: $39 million
  3. Aircraft, spacecraft: $30.8 million
  4. Perfumes, cosmetics: $30 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $22.8 million
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $21.5 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $18.9 million
  8. Cereal, milk preparations:$7.7 million
  9. Furniture, lighting, signs: $7.5 million
10. Iron or steel products: $6.8 million
Top 10 Omani Imports from Belgium

Belgium's exports to Oman amounted to
$340.2 million or 1.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $216 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $36.5 million
  3. Iron or steel products: $28.4 million
  4. Dairy, eggs, honey: $8.9 million
  5. Pharmaceuticals: $8.7 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $8.2 million
  7. Vegetables: $3.6 million
  8. Food waste, animal fodder: $3 million
  9. Furniture, lighting, signs: $3 million
10. Fertilizers: $2.8 million
Fastest-Growing Omani Imports
Research Note: 
Import numbers rarely match the source exporters’ stats. Reasons for import-export statistical discrepancies include re-exports, time lags, misallocations, distinct trade reporting systems, different quantity measurements and country confidentiality rules. Also, transportation and insurance costs are sometimes added to import totals.
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Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis