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.
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.
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.
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.
Bahrain offers the opportunity to outperform competitors, establish long term roots in the region and take advantage of the country’s natural advantages and business-focused environment.
Doing business in Bahrain is, on average, 30% less than in other GCC hubs, and is even up to 40% lower than in Qatar and Dubai. Not only this, but the cost of living in Bahrain is also significantly lower than in the rest of the Gulf, making life easier and more fulfilling.
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.
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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.
Whether it’s key industry assessments, advisory on processes and requirements, or insight into where to establish new global headquarters, EDB Bahrain is here to make things easier.
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.