“We might think about doing a preferential commerce settlement with Oman to start with as a result of we’re on the lookout for a complete settlement between the GCC area and India, (which is) beneath lively dialogue,” Goyal stated on the India-Oman enterprise council assembly.
GCC or Gulf Cooperation Council contains Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
India has already inked a commerce pact with the UAE and is beneath “lively discussions with GCC for a complete commerce settlement”, Goyal stated.
The India-Oman bilateral commerce has elevated to $9.94 billion throughout 2021-2022 from $5.4 billion in FY21.
Oman’s minister for commerce, business and funding promotion Qais bin Mohammed al Yousef invited Indian companies to discover alternatives. He’s main a 40-member delegation to India.