Oman’s Livestock Exports Up By 45% By End Of 2023

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Muscat: By the end of 2023, the Sultanate of Oman witnessed a significant increase of 45 percent in the value of its livestock exports, reaching OMR3.20 million compared to OMR2.21 million in 2022.

According to preliminary statistics released by the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI), the total weight of exported livestock reached 3,363,443 kilogrammes by the end of 2023, compared to 2,594,211 kilogrammes in 2022.

Among the livestock exports, camels took the lead with a value of OMR1,829,913, followed by mixed breed goats with OMR715,543, purebred goats with OMR147,350, lamb with OMR128,554, and cattle with OMR105,426.

The statistics also revealed that the United Arab Emirates was the largest importer of livestock from Oman, with a volume of OMR2,257,710. Yemen followed with OMR454,311, Saudi Arabia with OMR353,198, Qatar with OMR85,849, and Iran with OMR17,100.

Furthermore, the value of livestock re-exports experienced a remarkable growth of 97 percent by the end of 2023, amounting to OMR92,335,550, with a total weight of 51,628,948 kilogrammes.

 

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