The Freezone adjacent to Sohar Port is managed by Sohar Industrial Port Company (SIPC), which holds a majority interest in the Freezone. Established in 2002, the Freezone, together with the port, has attracted over US$26 billion in investment to become one of the GCC’s largest, most dynamic and successful industrial zones. Sohar Freezone proximity to the Oman’s main gateway port offers a one of many value proposition advantages for investors
Diversity in industry
Our first phase at the free zone is now almost fully occupied. It includes automotive trader companies, various metal processors, five ferro-chrome processors, multiple trading and logistics firms, and a diverse array of SMEs and international companies engaging in operations in the Omani and GCC markets. Our mix of industries includes power and water, petro-chemicals, plastics, metals, fertilizers, minerals, food, vehicles as well as containerized and general cargo handling.