Bahrain’s real estate transactions jump 46% in 2021

Bahrain real estate transactions reach US$2.8 billion compared to some US$1.9 billion in 2020 Bahrain’s real estate transactions value rose by 46% in 2021, to US$2.8 billion (1,046,162,080 BHD), compared to US$1.9 billion (717,436,872 BHD) in 2020, according to figures released by Bahrain’s Survey and Land Registration Board. The total real estate transactions hit 26,136 […]

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Bahrain EDB and Japan External Trade Organization sign MoU to promote direct investments

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (Bahrain EDB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Japan External Trade Organization in Dubai (JETRO Dubai). This new partnership will further strengthen relations between the Kingdom of Bahrain and Japan, resulting in a stronger partnership, and one helps to highlight Bahrain as an investment destination for Japanese companies. The signing ceremony was held on December 12th 2021, at the Bahrain Pavilion at EXPO 2020 Dubai, followed by speeches and […]

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Bahrain Ranks Fourth Globally and Second in MENA for Islamic Finance Development Indicator

Bahrain also ranks first globally in Islamic finance regulation Value of Sukuk issued in Bahrain increased by 40% to USD5.3 BN, and Net Asset Value of Islamic Funds increased by 142% to reach $27 MN Bahrain has ranked fourth in the world and second in MENA for Islamic finance development according to the 2021 Islamic […]

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Mueller Middle East exceeds $100m in annual exports from Bahrain trading hub

• Copper tube manufacturer eyes $1 billion of exports over next five years from Gulf logistics hub• Bahrain’s FTAs and access to $1.4 trillion GCC market help firm to capitalise on growing demand for copper tubing Copper tube manufacturer Mueller Middle East (MME) exceeded $100 million in global exports from its base in Bahrain and […]

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BAHRAIN LAUNCHES INVESTMENT PLATFORM ENABLING INVESTOR ACCESS TO INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN THE KINGDOM STRATEGIC PROJECTS VALUED OVER USD30 BILLION

Manama, Bahrain, 27 November 2021: The Economic Development Board today announced the launch of the investment platform invest.bh that allows investors to access investment opportunities in the Kingdom’s strategic projects as part of Bahrain’s Economic Recovery Plan which saw the announcement of strategic projects worth more than USD30 billion. The platform enables investors to explore […]

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Bahrain’s aluminium cluster grows with addition of GCC’s first plant for aluminium grain refiners

Aleastur’s new $15m hub to serve global markets GCC base to shorten lead times and strengthen regional supply chains for aluminium smelters and cast-houses Aleastur, a major European metal producer announced launching the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC’s) first state-of-the-art aluminium grain refiners and master alloys production hub at its new Middle East base in Bahrain. […]

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Economic Development Board attracts nearly $40m in tourism investments ahead of industry’s bounce back

260 jobs to be created in local tourism industry over three years Middle East’s first cylindrical aquarium and top restaurant brands among major investments in Bahrain’s tourism sector Investment chiefs optimistic about tourism industry’s future as international travel resumes Bahrain’s Economic Development Board (EDB) has attracted almost $40 million (BD 15 million) worth of investments […]

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EDB outlines initiatives to develop key economic sectors

Following the announcement of the Kingdom’s Economic Recovery Plan, initiated by the directives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, and following the approval of the plan by the Cabinet, chaired by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, His Excellency Khalid Ibrahim Humaidan, the […]

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Bahrain launches the fastest Global Sea-to-Air logistics Hub in the region

The multi-modal logistics hub to cut cost by 40% and turnaround time of 2 hours The Kingdom of Bahrain today launched the fastest regional multi-modal logistics hub in the region with only a 2hr turnaround time for all containers – meaning products can be with customers in half the time and at 40% of the […]

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