Experts predict that up to $100 billion will be spent on autonomous driving technology in the coming decade. The 3D printing market is expected to reach $35.6 billion by 2024. And it has been estimated that there is $1.5 trillion worth of opportunities in logistics as a result of digital disruption by 2025. What do these … Continued
Bucking the global trend Last year, global flows of foreign direct investment (FDI) fell by thirteen percent – to the lowest level since the global financial crisis. As UN Secretary-General Guterres notes in his preface to the latest World Investment Report (WIR) from the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), this sharp drop in … Continued
The year 2018 marked a special year for us here at the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), one in which we’ve realised record-breaking job creation and direct investment figures. We attracted over USD 830 million in direct investment with 4,772 jobs being added to our economy over the next three years. We have our Team … Continued
Corporate executives have never had more attractive options for where to focus their operations and investments throughout the world. But objective assessments of key differentiators – from rental rates for commercial spaces, to workforce salaries, to childhood education – allow business leaders to make informed, data-driven decisions about where to establish operations. For the GCC … Continued
Fintastic Bahrain Week has come to a successful end with one key takeaway: Bahrain is embracing innovation and technological disruption by setting up the right ecosystem to allow FinTechs to thrive.
With the opening of Mondelez’s major new facility in Bahrain, it has been a busy year in the manufacturing sector – and further announcements at a major event in the Kingdom earlier this month have meant it hasn’t slowed down.
Our eyes were as wide as Oreos this week as one of the world’s largest snack companies opened a plant the size of 30 football pitches in Bahrain. A fast-growing population and increased consumer spending means that the Middle East is projected to be the fastest-growing snacking market in the world in the coming years. … Continued