It doesn’t take long for most expats to realise how much they need a car after arriving in Qatar. Quite aside from the heat, negotiating Qatar’s public transport system is simply not something you want to do every day.
Established by the Government of Qatar in 2005, the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) was created as a financial and business centre designed to attract international banking, insurance and other financial services.
After making extensive economic and social reforms over the past few decades, Oman’s government is now working hard to encourage business growth, making it an attractive option for foreign investors looking to take advantage of the country’s strategic location, fast developing economy and availability of natural resources.
Offering increasing opportunity for foreign investors to expand within the Middle East, Oman provides an attractive business hub for those looking for an alternative to other, perhaps better-known options, such as Dubai. But, while Oman does provide opportunity for overseas investors to establish themselves, there are certain factors to keep in mind.