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.
At the heart of the Arabian Gulf, Bahrain puts you in a unique position to export directly across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the surrounding region and the Arab world.
Major global ICT companies choose Bahrain because it has the most liberal ICT infrastructure in the Middle East and some of the world’s highest mobile, internet and broadband penetration, diffusion and usage rates.
Bahrain offers a powerful proposition for the transport and logistics sector, positioned as a gateway to the region offering modern infrastructure, competitive costs, strong human capital and an evolving regulatory environment.
Bahrain was a regional pioneer in the manufacturing sector beginning in the 1930s—today, the Kingdom continues to provide several key advantages to businesses seeking to establish a regional manufacturing hub, from a robust infrastructure to an exceptionally connected logistics hub.
Bahrain's business environment is constantly evolving for the better, 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.
Bahrain is the ideal base for many reasons, and the proof is in the numbers. The software market here is expected to grow at a faster rate than the ICT industry average (a CAGR of 11.8%), reaching USD 246 million by 2020.
An increasing number of visitors seek out our relaxed, informal lifestyle and want to experience both our historic attractions and our wide calendar of events. As such, leisure activities services are in increasingly high demand.
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As an industrial service provider, Bahrain offers attractive business opportunities across several key sectors from oil and gas, manufacturing, utilities and critical infrastructure. It's developed infrastructure, availability of technical skills, and cost-effectiveness, makes it an ideal hub for industrial services companies.
For investors and operators, Bahrain provides a supportive business environment—a workforce with a strong service ethos; significant investment, infrastructure and facilities; in-demand offerings and access to one of the highest concentrations of wealth on the planet.