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Economic Update | Bond issuance among efforts to improve Bahrain’s fiscal position

24 Aug 2017
Bahrain Bonds
The kingdom of Bahrain launched another round of conventional bond and sukuk (Islamic bond) issuances last month, as the government looks to bridge projected fiscal deficits for both this year and...

Economic Update | Airport redevelopment part of Bahrain’s wider infrastructure push

21 Jul 2017
Bahrain Transport
Bahrain’s Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications in June selected French technology company Thales and Switzerland’s telecoms services firm SITA as providers of Bahrain International...

Economic Update | New equity market to foster growth among Bahraini SMEs

30 Jun 2017
Bahrain Capital Markets
Late March saw the Bahrain Bourse (BHB) inaugurate the Bahrain Investment Market (BIM) – an alternative source of financing for growing businesses in the kingdom and the wider MENA region. 

Economic Update | Asset management continues to flourish in Bahrain

31 May 2017
Bahrain Financial Services
A reliable regulatory framework, abundant regional capital and good support infrastructure helped Bahrain deliver solid growth for its asset management sector last year. 

Economic Update | Bahrain checking in for tourism growth

19 Apr 2017
Bahrain Tourism
A rising tide of investments and solid increases in arrivals are supporting high levels of growth in Bahrain’s tourism industry, with projections that expansion will be sustained to the end of the...

Economic Update | Bahrain's infrastructure pipeline drives momentum in construction

7 Mar 2017
Bahrain Infrastructure
At the end of 2016 the government reaffirmed its commitment to Bahrain’s $32bn infrastructure pipeline as a key driver of economic growth.