An archipelago made up of 33 islands in the Arabian Gulf, Bahrain offers valuable opportunities for businesses and the best market access to growing Gulf economies and beyond.
Pursue commercial opportunities, gain a competitive advantage, operate freely and enjoy a relaxed, liberal way of life that is rich and fulfilling in Bahrain.
Your success is our success. You’ll find that establishing a business in Bahrain is a seamless, supportive process—and EDB Bahrain is here to assist, connect and support you at every step of the way.
The Economic Development Board of Bahrain is the first port of call for any business setting up in Bahrain, and our dedicated team has the deep expertise, knowledge and resources to get companies off the ground.
Bahrain has established itself as a regional pioneer: with demonstrated commitment towards creating the conditions for business to flourish, a long history of diversification, a progressive outlook for the future.
Bahrain offers an ideal location for companies to set up a shared services hub to manage the overall GCC & MENA region.
With an ICT market growing faster than the rest of the Gulf, Bahrain fosters the ideal environment for startups and innovative ventures.
Whether you are an early stage FinTech venture or a well-established financial institution, in Bahrain you will benefit from an advanced environment with unparalleled Islamic finance expertise.
Bahrain offers opportunities across all major aspects of finance, from banking and asset wealth management, to FinTech, insurance and Islamic finance. Welcome to Business Friendly Bahrain.
Bahrain's business environment is constantly evolving, through the simplification of processes, billions of dollars invested into infrastructure and real estate, and improved regulatory initiatives. Within this environment, the EDB also focuses on target sectors to drive investment based on areas of opportunity identified by economic markers.
As a proven base for future expansion, Bahrain allows FinTech and payment service providers to capitalise on their technology and develop regional operations using Bahrain’s advanced technological infrastructure, free economy and talented workforce.