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What we do

As a public agency, we work with the government and both current and prospective investors to support initiatives that enhance the economic climate of Bahrain. To put it simply: we help new businesses take advantage of the Kingdom’s key strengths and establish long-lasting, successful roots.

EDB Bahrain focuses on several economic sectors that capitalise on Bahrain’s competitive investment opportunities.

Why Invest In Bahrain?

Our achievements

In cooperation with the government and a range of partners, the EDB has worked since its inception in 2000 to implement a number of key initiatives that have raised the performance level of the national economy. We have focused significantly on raising economic competitiveness, increasing productivity and creating a skilled workforce in Bahrain.

2001

Reduced Customs Duties to support global economic exchange

2002

Liberalised the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority to increase accessibility for users

2003

Introduced labour market reform to increase regulation

2005

Enhanced Bahrain Investors Centre to improve licensing and registration

2006

Contributed to several major privatisation projects

2010

Organised numerous promotional tours for Bahrain in targeted global markets

Learn about the EDB’s activities over the years in driving FDI into Bahrain

Economic Vision 2030

Economic Vision 2030

EDB Bahrain is fully dedicated to enriching Bahrain’s investor environment, from now into the far future. As part of the Economic Vision 2030, the EDB initiated a programme of economic and institutional reform, including the coordination of the first National Economic Strategy.

Learn about the vision

National Development Strategy

National Development Strategy

Representing the next step in Bahrain’s journey toward the attainment of the Economic Vision 2030, this document outlines the Kingdom’s strategic direction for 2015-2018.

Read more about the strategy

We’re here to help

With worldwide offices and a dedicated team, EBD Bahrain is ready to help you make the right decision for your investment or business.

General FAQ

Read our frequently asked questions, but please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us directly if you need any other information.

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Global network

Thinking about your next big move? Our worldwide team is ready to introduce you to Bahrain’s market environment and help you begin the process.

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Vision and leadership

With oversight and guidance from our board of directors, EDB Bahrain’s committed leadership helps our team accomplish better outcomes for investors and businesses looking to establish a base of operations in the country.

Our board of directors The EDB management team

Get in touch with us

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