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Business & Investment

Investment opportunities and doing business in Bahrain

Why invest in Bahrain?

Bahrain offers valuable opportunities for businesses and the best market access to growing Gulf economies and beyond.

Located at the heart of the Gulf region, Bahrain has a natural geographic advantage, which is continually enhanced through new infrastructure projects. With access to an economy worth US$2 trillion, Bahrain’s position at the heart of the Arabian Gulf makes access to every market in the region very quick, efficient, and convenient.

Attractive business and investment environment that helps any investor to establish their business conveniently. Some of the incentives that Bahrain offers are:

  • Low establishment and operational costs for businesses.
  • Few indirect taxes for private enterprises and individuals.
  • Highly skilled bi-lingual local and global workforce.
  • 100% foreign ownership of business assets.

How to start a your own business or company in Bahrain?

You can easily set up your business in Bahrain with accessible online support and assistance at every step of your venture.

To get started you can:

  • Download the “Al-Tajir” app available through the eGovernment Apps Store to access a range of services designed for businessmen offered by a number of different ministries and government entities which includes Commercial Registration (CR) Services, Insurance contributions and healthcare services, paying monthly bills for work permits and electricity and water bills, application management for CRs, search CR, activities, and agencies, and more.
  • Visit portal to get all information & related eServices to start a business
  • Visit Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) website to discover business & investment opportunities in the kingdom.

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