No. 29

17 July 2000


Oman Set To Formalize WTO Accession In October

The Omani Minister of Commerce and Industry, Makbul bin 'Ali bin Sultan, announced on 7 July that Omans application to the World Trade Organization (WTO) had been accepted. Speaking to reporters at the sidelines of an official round of talks with the WTO in Geneva, the minister said his country had fulfilled all the organizations prerequisites for membership, especially those regarding market liberalization. "The...