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 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)
The Kingdom of Bahrain
Head of State : Hamad ibn Isa al-Khalifah
Population : 1.38 Million
Capital City : Manama
Largest City : Manama
Languages : Current government officials Languages: Arabic, English, Farsi, Urdu
Monetary Unit : Bahraini Dinar (BHD)
Facts
GDP (USD) : 32.22 Billion (2014)
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (USD) : 891.22 million (2012)
GNI (USD) : 26.87 Billion (2015)
Exports of Goods & Services (USD) : 24.09 Billion (2014)
Imports of Goods & Services (USD) : 14.94 Billion (2014)
Life Expectancy at Birth : 76.68 Years (2014)
Intra-OIC Exports (USD) : 4,150.81 million (2013)
Intra-OIC Imports (USD) : 5,090.37 million (2013)
Location & Geography
Bahrain, a group of 36 small islands, is situated in the Arabian Gulf about 24 km from the East coast of Saudi Arabia, and 28 km from the West coast of Qatar. The name ‘Bahrain’ is derived from two Arabic words ‘thnain Bahr’ meaning ‘two seas’. There are numerous other tiny islands but they are mostly uninhabited and known for the variety of migrating birds which pass through in spring and autumn. The terrain consists mostly of low desert plains rising gently to low central escarpment. The islands are linked by causeways and, in some cases, roads. The climate is arid characterised by pleasant winters and very hot humid summers.
Investment Profile
Doing Business 2017 Rank**Doing Business 2018 Rank**Change in Rank
63663
Doing Business 2017 DTF**Doing Business 2018 DTF**Change in DTF**
(% points)
68.1268.130.01
Investment Opportunities
Replacement Of Air Conditioning Unit At Psychiatric Hospital And Ruffaudah.
Industry, Infrastructure and construction | September 1, 2017
Power Plant Works 66 Kv
Energy, Power and Electrical, Infrastructure and construction | September 1, 2017
News
 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)
Bahrain News Agency | November 15, 2017
 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)
Bahrain News Agency | November 14, 2017
Events
Forum | September 24 - 27, 2018 | Bahrain
Exhibition | February 06 - 08, 2018 | Bahrain
Exhibition | November 21 - 25, 2017 | Bahrain