Bahrain’s Minister of Sustainable Development and CE of Bahrain EDB Joins Ministerial Panel at the 2024 GCC-ASEAN Economic & Investment Conference

H.E. Noor bint Ali Alkhulaif, Minister of Sustainable Development and Chief Executive of Bahrain Economic Development Board (Bahrain EDB) joined senior ministers and leaders at the GCC-ASEAN Economic & Investment Conference, which was held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on May 28, 2024; attending the opening ceremony, participating in the closing ministerial panel discussion and additionally […]

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Bahrain Secures 2nd Position in the Arab World on the Global Youth Development Index 2023

The island nation of Bahrain has secured the 2nd position in the Arab World (3rd in MENA) on the Global Youth Development Index (YDI) 2023. With the YDI cementing itself as an established resource for researchers, policymakers, and civil society to effectively track progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) associated with youth development, Bahrain’s […]

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Bahrain Achieves Top Rankings in Flow of Trade, Capital and People on DHL’s Global Connectedness Index 2024

The island nation of Bahrain has achieved impressive results on the Global Connectedness Index 2024, published by international logistics giant DHL, climbing seven ranks to secure the 25th position globally and the most improving country since 2021. This remarkable progress reflects the Kingdom’s growing integration with the global economy. The report measures 181 countries on […]

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Bahrain EDB Hosts Delegation from Monaco Spearheading Bilateral Investment Opportunities  

Bahrain Economic Development Board (Bahrain EDB) is set to host a high-level delegation from the Principality of Monaco, led by His Excellency Frédéric Genta, Secretary of Attractiveness, Development and Digital at the Government of Monaco on a two-day visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain on April 24 and April 25, 2024. This strategic visit aims […]

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Bahrain Ranks 1st in MENA in Trade, Investment and Financial Freedom for the Third Consecutive Year

Bahrain has achieved the ranking of 1st in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in trade, investment, and financial freedom for the third consecutive year according to the 2024 Index of Economic Freedom, an annual guide published by The Heritage Foundation, Washington’s leading think tank. With an economic freedom score higher than the world […]

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Edamah Signs Lease Agreement with ‘Interlink’ for Over USD 200 million Facility in Bahrain

The lease signing was fast-tracked due to Interlink’s project being awarded the Golden License Edamah, the real estate arm of the Kingdom’s sovereign wealth fund, Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company “Mumtalakat”, has recently signed a 25-year lease agreement with Bahrain Titanium, a subsidiary of Interlink Metals & Chemicals AG (Interlink), for a 50,000 sqm industrial plot […]

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Bahrain Tops Regional and Global Rankings in 2023

Bolstered by its Business-friendly environment, progressive legislation, and highly skilled talent pool Bahrain has secured high rankings across a considerable number of global indices and reports that analyse the macro environment, quality of the business ecosystem and map Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) statistics, solidifying its status as a trusted global investment hub. With its liberal […]

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Bahrain’s Golden License Attracts USD 2.4 Billion in Investment Contributing to Economic Diversification & Growth

The island nation of Bahrain reported a total of USD 2.4 billion in investment stemming from 9 major projects, which are set to generate 3,000 employment opportunities following the introduction of its Golden License in April 2023. The initiative, which delivers white-glove treatment and first-priority allocation on key project milestones such as land allocation, aims […]

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Bahrain EDB and Georgetown University Discuss Impact of Digital Laws and Emerging Technologies on Trade

Bahrain Economic Development Board (Bahrain EDB) and Georgetown Law School co-hosted the seminar “Innovating Trade: The Impact of Digital Laws and Emerging Technologies” at the Ritz-Carlton Bahrain. Through a series of case studies presented and roundtable discussions, the seminar examined the profound effects of digital legislation and technological innovations on international trade. Discussions focused on […]

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