Bahrain Economic Quarterly
Economic forecast and performance indicators identifying Bahrain’s key strengths through metrics.
Financial services sector
KPMG Cost of Doing Business – Financial Services 2022
This report looks at the typical costs associated with operating a financial services firm in Bahrain and UAE.
Bahrain for Islamic finance
An introduction to MENA’s most influential Islamic finance centre.
Interpreting Convertible Notes
This document serves as a guide for startups that are looking to issue Convertible Notes in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Employee Share Schemes
An overview on the key benefits and features of the employee share scheme with a specific focus on closed joint stock companies.
Start-up Financing – Convertible Notes
This document serves as a guide for start-ups that are looking to issue convertible notes in the Kingdom of Bahrain
Manufacturing & logistics sectors
Manufacturing and logistics in Bahrain
A clear advantage to setting up manufacturing and logistics operations in Bahrain.
KPMG Cost of Doing Business – Manufacturing 2021
This report looks at the typical costs associated with operating a manufacturing business in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Oman.
Tourism & leisure sector
Information & communications technology sector
KPMG Cost of Doing Business – ICT 2022
This report looks at the typical costs associated with operating an ICT firm in the GCC countries. The report analyzes the cost of commercial registration, commercial rental rates, occupancy costs, and utility expenses.
Registering a business in Bahrain
Bahrain Business Registration Guide
Setting up in Business Friendly Bahrain is simple and straightforward. Get up and running with this guide to take advantage of a world of opportunities that the Kingdom has to offer.
National Bureau for Revenue Registration Guide
Setting up in Business Friendly Bahrain is simple and straightforward. Bahrain EDB is here to guide you in registering your company with The National Bureau for Revenue to adhere to Bahrain’s VAT and Excise regulations.
Social Insurance Organization Registration Guide
Keeping your team covered by the Social Insurance Organization (SIO), the Kingdom’s official agency for social insurance and pension services, is essential. Learn more on how to do so with this guide.
Labour Market Regulatory Authority Registration Guides
The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) of Bahrain is a government entity that enables you to register your employees, issue work permits and more. Here’s your guide to its key services that help you get to work.
Industrial Services Guides
To register and make the most of your benefits as an industrial enterprise in Bahrain, it’s important to connect with Industry Affairs at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism (MOICT). To get started, simply follow this easy-to-use guide.