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Bahrain is recognised as one of the most liberal business environments in the world, and is ranked second globally in tax burden freedom. As such, businesses are able to operate with minimal red-tape, and with little to no restrictions on foreign ownership.
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October 12, 2014 Manama: Bahrain experienced overall GDP growth of 5.6% in Q2 2014, when compared to the same period a year earlier, according to the latest Bahrain Economic Quarterly (BEQ) issued by the Economic Development Board (EDB) today. The report also revealed that Q2 2014 GDP growth reached 3.2% in comparison [...]
June 29, 2014 Manama: The Economic Development Board (EDB) today released the latest Economic Quarterly report, which forecasts significant non-oil sector growth for 2014, aided by growing demand in the private sector. While real GDP growth reached 5.3% last year, the rate of growth of the non-oil economy is expected to accelerate from 3.0% [...]
May 11, 2014 Manama: The Economic Development Board (EDB) recently said that the Kingdom’s non-oil sector is well positioned for growth in 2014 following a sharp rebound in the oil sector in 2013. The first Bahrain Economic Quarterly (BEQ) for 2014 also highlights expectations of further growth in key sectors [...]
December 30, 2013 MANAMA: Bahrain's headline gross domestic product (GDP) growth for the year is expected at close to five per cent, according to latest quarterly assessment by the Economic Development Board (EDB). The EDB's latest Bahrain Economic Quarterly said robust expansion of the Bahraini economy gathered further momentum this year. The [...]
May 25, 2013 The robust growth witnessed in the Bahraini private sector in 2012 is set to continue this year, according to the latest Bahrain Economic Quarterly, issued today by the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB). Bahrain saw overall GDP growth of 3.4% in 2012, but the pace of the expansion in the [...]
April 26, 2017 According to figures released in the latest Bahrain Economic Quarterly (BEQ) by the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), the Kingdom’s hotel and restaurant sector witnessed robust growth at a rate of 3%. This was underpinned by plans to establish 15 new five and four-star hotels and beachfront resorts, with a [...]
April 10, 2016 Bahrain’s non-oil growth in Q3 2015 reached 3.3% according to the latest Bahrain Economic Quarterly (BEQ) issued by the Economic Development Board (EDB), with growth in the first three quarters as a whole reaching 4.2% in the non-oil sector. Overall growth in the economy reached 2.4% in the third quarter [...]