Bahrain provides numerous opportunities to establish a cost-effective distribution base whilst ensuring customer satisfaction through short times to markets and high quality customer service.
Bahrain offers the lowest setup and operating costs for a logistics business in the GCC, with cost savings of 30-40% compared to our regional neighbors.
Competitive and attractive land lease rates at the Bahrain Logistics Zone, with no additional fees or service charges.
Lower port charges compared to other all other ports in the Gulf.
Subsidies and training grants for employees offered by the labor fund Tamkeen.
Subsidized interest rates on financing facilities offered by the labor fund Tamkeen.
The overall cost of living in Bahrain is lower than in most GCC countries.
Strategically situated in the heart of the Gulf, Bahrain offers unparalleled timely and efficient access to the largest regional customer base.
As the closest gateway into Saudi Arabia, it offers the fastest access with 75% of Saudi Arabia’s economy reachable within a few hours.
Bahrain is an established hub for the Northern Gulf, and a gateway to the Middle East.
Across warehousing, packaging, regional distribution and goods re-export.
0% corporate income tax and 0% personal income tax.
Bahrain allows full flexibility on nationalization and even a 100% foreign workforce.
Full support and guidance
Bahrain economic development board provides investors with full support and guidance through the decision-making process, as well as facilitation and aftercare services.
Access to the most educated workforce in the GCC, with a 95% literacy rate.
Tamkeen offers international internship and apprenticeship programs for employees.
Access to government financial and training support for local employment.
Allowance for 100% non-Bahraini force if needed, by paying an extra fee.
Availability of skilled, well-educated, and bi-lingual local workforce in Bahrain at all levels.
Bahrain offers the shortest transit time between seaport, airport and industrial zones within the GCC. With superior turnaround times and procedures, this is an ideal location for your operations.
Bahrain has everything you need to set up manufacturing, distribution and industrial services in one place – Salman Industrial City. Bahrain continues to invest in its transport and logistics infrastructure as part of a USD 33-billion programme of investment across a number of sectors.
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