Bahrain tops global financial attractiveness rankings for 3rd consecutive year

– Bahrain tops AIRINC Global 150 Cities Index for financial attractiveness – – Seven MENA cities in the top 16 places – Manama, May 30 2021: Bahrain has topped the globally-recognised AIRINC Global 150 Cities Index financial attractiveness ranking for the third straight year, leading impressive rankings for MENA capitals – with seven leading MENA […]

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Foundation Holdings to invest $30m in healthcare and education in Bahrain

Manama, May 27 2021: The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Foundation Holdings to invest US$30 million into launching its affiliate companies, in Bahrain including a new state of the art medical centre focused on specialised healthcare and non communicable diseases. This investment into the […]

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Bahrain property transactions jump 36% in Q1 2021

Bahrain real estate transactions reached $600 million compared to just over $440 million in Q1 2020

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Bahrain tops GCC rankings as best place for expats to live

Third of respondents in Bahrain have no plans to move in near future due to handling of global pandemic Manama – May 19, 2021: Bahrain remains the best place in the GCC for expats to live and work despite the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the recently published InterNations Expat Insider 2021 survey. The survey, which […]

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Bahrain real estate sector deals valued at US$ 1.9 billion in 2020

Bahrain real estate deals rose by 14% and 20% in third and fourth quarters of 2020 Ongoing mixed-use major real estate projects worth over US$12 billion Bahrain real estate sector set to bounce-back amid series of major projects and initiatives Manama – March 30, 2021: The real estate market in the Kingdom of Bahrain is […]

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Tencent Cloud Deploys its First MENA Region Internet Data Centre Hub in Bahrain

Middle East cloud market expected to reach USD 4.5 billion by 2024, highlighting the growing opportunity in the region Tencent Cloud will capitalise on Bahrain’s position as a regional cloud services hub Hong Kong, March 1, 2021 – Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of Tencent, today announced its collaboration with the Bahrain Economic Development Board […]

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Manama listed in the top 5 globally for FDI strategy in latest fDi Magazine ranking

Manama – February 18, 2021: The Kingdom of Bahrain’s capital Manama has been named as the fifth globally amongst all-sized cities and first amongst small and mid-sized cities for FDI strategy in the 2021 Global cities of the Future index produced by the Financial Times’ fDi Magazine. Both Abu Dhabi and Dubai similarly ranked in […]

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Bahrain attracts US$885m investment in 2020

Manama, Bahrain, January 18 2021: Bahrain attracted US$885 million (BHD333 million) in direct investments during 2020 through new companies setting up and expanding in the Kingdom.   Several prominent companies have launched operations in the Kingdom, with investments from local, regional and international companies investing in vital sectors including financial services, manufacturing, logistics services, education, healthcare […]

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BAHRAIN EDB APPOINTS AN ADVISOR TO THE BOARD

Manama, December 17th: The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) has announced the appointment of Mr. Iain Lindsay as an advisor to the Board.  Mr. Lindsay brings a wealth of experience, having worked as a British diplomat for 40 years, with experience in Europe, the Middle East and the Far East, serving most recently as the British Ambassador […]

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