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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 2016 Rank***Doing Business 2017 RankChange in Rank
66633
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
66.3868.442.06
Investment Opportunities
Hire Of Lorry (dump Truck)
Industry, Services | May 24, 2017
Construction Of 2 Community Projects At Hamad Town And Al Lawzi.
Infrastructure and construction | May 24, 2017
Cleaning And Waste Management For Industrial Areas.
Environment and Pollution | April 22, 2017
News
 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)
Bahrain News Agency | May 2, 2017
 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)
Bahrain News Agency | April 27, 2017
Events
Exhibition | April 18 - 04, 2017 | Bahrain
Exhibition | May 09 - 11, 2017 | Bahrain
Exhibition | February 01 - 30, 2017 | Bahrain