Imported Traditional Pottery: Methods of Overcoming the Challenges for Traditional Ceramics Industries in Oman
Humanities and Social Sciences
Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2017, Pages: 1-4
Received: Sep. 21, 2016; Accepted: Dec. 6, 2016; Published: Jan. 14, 2017
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Badar Mohammed Almamari, Department of Art Education, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
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Abstract
In the new global economy, the development of traditional ceramics industries has become a central issue for individual ceramicists and craft enterprises alike. In Oman, over the past decade the Public Authority for Crafts Industries (PACI) has played a strong role in supporting the traditional ceramics industry. However, recently, competition from imported pottery and the negative impacts on local markets has become a pressing issue. The purpose of this paper is to address the ways in which individual Omani ceramicists and traditional pottery enterprises can successfully compete against imported ceramics.
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Pottery, Imported Goods, Design, Oman
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Badar Mohammed Almamari, Imported Traditional Pottery: Methods of Overcoming the Challenges for Traditional Ceramics Industries in Oman, Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 5, No. 1, 2017, pp. 1-4. doi: 10.11648/j.hss.20170501.11
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