Economic Activities in Duqm
Duqm is a coastal city, where fishing is one of the main professions practiced by people of the Wilaya. It has an important economic role to supply the area with good quality fish. Local people are engaged in a number of businesses related to fishing such as making traditional nets.
A visitor to Duqm would see different types of ships anchored on the shore in the wilayat of Duqm. The local people use various fishing boats, with the most common one is called "Al Shuwei".
Camel breeding is also one of the traditional professions practiced by people in Duqm.
Bedouin women in Duqm practice many traditional professions such as sewing, making burqa, tents, carpets and weaving camel accessories.