Central Bank of Oman

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Central Bank of Oman

Arab Central Banks
  • Executive President: H.E. Mr. Taher bin Salem bin Abdullah Al Omari
  • Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors: H.E. Mr. Sultan bin Salim bin Said Al Habsi
  • Member of the Board of Governors: H.E. Mr. Nasser bin Khamis bin Ali Al Jashmi
  • Member of the Board of Governors: Mr. Abdullah bin Salem Al Salmi
  • Member of the Board of Governors: Shaikh. Mohammed bin Saud bin Salim Bahwan Al Mukhaini
  • Member of the Board of Governors: Dr. Saif bin Abdullah bin Saif Al Sheidi
  • Country: Sultanate Of Oman
  • Establishment Date: 01/12/1974
  • Headquarters Address: Al Markazi Building Number: 44 Ruwi CBD – Commercial Business District Sultanate of Oman
  • P.O. Box: 1161 Ruwi 112
  • Tel.: (+968)-24777777
  • Fax: (+968)-24777750-24777723
  • Website: www.cbo.gov.om
  • E-mail: [email protected]
  • Membership in the UAB: Non Member
Objectives & Functions
Acting as the depository agency for the Government of the Sultanate of Oman.
Issuing the national currency, supervising its circulation, preserving its value and managing foreign assets.
Regulator of the Oman`s commercial banks, specialized banks, finance and leasing companies and money exchange houses.
Making advance payments to the Government in respect to temporary deficiencies in recurrent revenues.
Managing local public debt on behalf of the Government.
Maintaining, at all times, a part of the Sultanate`s foreign assets as cover for the currency in circulation at prescribed ratios.
Advancing credit to local banks and engaging in investment activities through the purchase & sale of financial instruments.
Determining discount and rediscount rates.
Providing clearing house and payment services for all member banks.
Acting as the advisor of the Government in economic matters in general & monetary & financial matters in particular.