The Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (SEZAD) manages, regulates, and develops all economic activities in Duqm.It plans, designs, and implements long-term strategies for infrastructural development and attracts investments to promote a wide spectrum of economic activities.

It also oversees the urban expansion of the modern Duqm city while protecting the environment, thereby ensuring Duqm its rightful place as the best location to visit, live, work,and invest in at the Middle East.

Our Ideology and values

SEZAD, is the focal point for potential investors. Through its one- stop shop, it registers, licenses, and provides environmental approvals using the best international practices. Imports into the Zone will be duty-free. Future regulations regarding the Zone's company registrations, labour, trade, land, taxation, incentives, and so on will be announced in due course. The land usufruct and lease rates as well as utility tariffs will be provided at competitive rates.


By 2030, the Special Economic Zone at Duqm shall be a destination of choice for diverse economic activities, a multi-model hub and a modern city that offers high quality of life in GCC.


To contribute to the Omani economy and the socio-economic development of Al Wusta Governorate , through best in class; infrastructure, services and business environment for investors, residents and visitors.


  • Teamwork

  • Governance

  • Investor focus

  • Innovation

  • Transparency

  • Integrity

Our Leadership

Our growth has been possible with a team who is enthusiastic and reliable, innovative and efficient, with a competitive, customer-oriented spirit, aiming to always exceed expectations.

Yahya bin Said bin Abdullah al Jabri


SEZAD has many competitive advantages, which qualify it to become a logistic and marine hub not only for Oman but for the Gulf region over the Arabian Sea outside Hormuz Straight. The area will house an advanced petrochemical industries complex that will use secured oil and natural gas supplies. It will also include an integrated manufacturing industry area that utilises the available natural resources in Al Wusta Governorate.

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Our Journey