Against a backdrop of weaker hydrocarbons prices, Bahrain is stepping up counter-cyclical downstream investments aimed at boosting energy and economic security.
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Economic Update | Bahrain ramps up energy spending
13 Nov 2015
Economic Update | Bahrain to invest over $800m in aviation projects
23 Oct 2015
Large-scale investment in Bahrain’s infrastructure is under way to increase passenger-handling capacity at the country’s international airport, alongside efforts to expand ancillary services.
Economic Update | Cautious optimism for Bahrain’s banks
29 Sep 2015
Thanks to robust non-oil sector growth and ongoing regional investment in infrastructure development, Bahrain’s banks are proving more resilient than expected during this period of lower oil prices.
Economic Update | Bahrain’s economy adapts to oil uncertainty
18 Aug 2015
Lower oil prices are likely to moderate Bahrain’s economic growth this year, though a strong non-oil sector, along with a sustained programme of state investment, should underpin GDP expansion into...
Economic Update | Bahrain industry to receive a boost from smelter expansion
20 Jul 2015
On June 10, Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) announced it had been granted approval to begin work on a new production line, with the project set to make the plant the world’s largest single-site smelter when...