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Economic Update | Bahrain moves to strengthen ICT services

23 Jun 2016
Bahrain ICT
Providing countrywide high-speed internet service is the overarching aim of Bahrain’s latest master plan for the kingdom’s ICT industry.

Economic Update | Bahrain to bolster quality of higher education

24 May 2016
Bahrain education
In a bid to turn the kingdom into a knowledge-based economy, the British Accreditation Council (BAC) is rolling out Bahrain’s national university accreditation system following the completion of the...

Economic Update | Bahrain steps up connectivity drive

21 Apr 2016
Bahrain transport
An expanded bus network and a new light rail project are set to improve traffic conditions in Bahrain, while a planned second causeway to the Arabian peninsula should help ease regional freight...

Economic Update | Investor sentiment in Bahrain remains buoyant

21 Mar 2016
Bahrain CM
Early indicators suggest that investor sentiment in Bahrain has been largely unaffected by a recent credit rating downgrade from Standard & Poor’s (S&P).

Economic Update | Bahrain capitalises on tourism title

24 Feb 2016
Bahrain tourism
New investments in the hospitality sector and efforts to raise Bahrain’s international profile should drive tourism growth in 2016, broadening the kingdom’s appeal as a destination for travellers...

Economic Update | Bahrain Year in Review 2015

23 Jan 2016
Bahrain YER
Ramped-up investment programmes and solid private sector expansion helped sustain Bahrain’s economic growth in 2015, albeit at a slower pace than in previous years.