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Bahrain Economic Development Board supports United Nations bid to improve economic growth through e-Government

June 23, 2013   Manama, 23rd June 2013: Effective and inclusive e-government systems can have a transformative effect on a nation’s economy, is the view of the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) as almost 600 delegates arrive in the Kingdom of Bahrain to attend the United Nations Public Service Forum 2013.   The Forum [...]

Mayor of Shenzhen Discusses Cooperation with Bahrain’s Economic Development Board

August 31, 2016 ​Meetings organised with leading private and public sector representativesManama, Economic Development Board: The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) is preparing to receive an official Chinese business delegation led by His Excellency Xu Qin, Mayor of Shenzhen, one of China’s prominent economic centers. The visit, taking place on the 4th and 5th [...]

IISS and EDB Host Strategic Economic Forum in India

April 07, 2015 ​ Manama, Economic Development Board, 7th April 2015: The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)’s Bahrain India was held in New Delhi, India. The event, sponsored by the Economic Development Board (EDB), evaluated the changing dynamics of Gulf-Asia economic and diplomatic links, and discussed regional demographic and labour market trends and [...]

Bahrain Economic Development Board Establishes New Office in the Republic of Turkey

March 01, 2017   Manama: The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) has today announced the establishment of a new office in the Republic of Turkey to strengthen economic ties and increase investment cooperation between the two nations. This step comes as a part of the EDB’s efforts to promote Bahrain’s business friendly environment internationally [...]

Economic Development Board And BIBF To Host Capital Markets Evening Seminar

April 06, 2015 ​ Manama, Economic Development Board, 6th April 2015: On 8th April 2015 the Economic Development Board (EDB) and the BIBF will host an evening seminar titled, “Capital markets… the way forward” at the Bahrain Bourse.   The seminar will assess the importance of the capital markets to economic development, with the [...]

Crown Prince Stresses Importance of Future US $32 billion Projects in Economic Growth

December 30, 2015 Manama: His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, First Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Economic Development Board (EDB) stressed the role future projects will have in the continuation of Bahrain’s economic growth in the next years. He noted during the EDB board meeting [...]

Bahrain remains leading Global performer in 20th anniversary heritage foundation – WSJ index of economic freedom

January 15, 2014 ​Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain:  According to the annual Index of Economic Freedom published by The Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal, Bahrain remains the Middle East / North Africa (MENA) region’s most economically free country. Overall, the Kingdom is ranked 13th out of 178 economies worldwide, between the United States [...]

Bahrain Signs Four Agreements in Beijing To Promote Stronger Economic Ties

October 23, 2014 ​Manama, Economic Development Board, 23 October 2014: A Bahrain business delegation, on a 10 day visit to China, has signed four Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) to promote stronger economic and trade ties. The MoUs were signed on the side lines of the China Overseas Investment Fair, organised by the China Overseas [...]

Bahrain Economy Grew By 5.6 Percent In Q2 2014 According To Latest Bahrain Economic Quarterly Report

October 12, 2014 ​   Manama:  Bahrain experienced overall GDP growth of 5.6% in Q2 2014, when compared to the same period a year earlier, according to the latest Bahrain Economic Quarterly (BEQ) issued by the Economic Development Board (EDB) today. The report also revealed that Q2 2014 GDP growth reached 3.2% in comparison [...]

EDB Releases Bahrain Economic Quarterly

May 11, 2014     Manama: The Economic Development Board (EDB) recently said that the Kingdom’s non-oil sector is well positioned for growth in 2014 following a sharp rebound in the oil sector in 2013.     The first Bahrain Economic Quarterly (BEQ) for 2014 also highlights expectations of further growth in key sectors [...]

Economic Development Board Hosts Workshop on Private Sector Growth for Young Arab Leaders

April 07, 2014 ​ Manama: The Economic Development Board (EDB) today hosted a high-level workshop attended by around 30 young leaders in a number of sectors from around the Arab world and organised by the World Economic Foundation (WEF), which explored how countries in the region can create a supportive environment for private sector [...]

Bahrain Delegation to Attend World Economic Forum MENA in Jordan

May 20, 2015 ​Manama, Economic Development Board, 20th May 2015: A high profile Bahrain delegation, including senior public and private sector representatives, is participating in the three-day World Economic Forum (WEF) on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) which is taking place at the Dead Sea in Jordan.   The Bahrain delegation includes [...]

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