MoCI inspected 985 precious stones in 2018
The Directorate General of Metrology has said that the precious stone lab at the ministry checked 985 precious stones including diamond, polished and raw precious stones in 2018 compared to 979 samples in 2017.
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) said that the samples were collected from Omanis, residents and precious stone importers. MoCI has urged those buying precious stones to ask for the certification card as stipulated under Article 7 of the Royal Decree 109/2000. They should also ensure that the sale invoice includes all details.