Bahrain Review
January 2017

Bahrain’s real GDP growth is poised to hold in 2016 on signs of resilience in the non-oil economy, a report said, adding that growth will pick up in 2017 on a potential recovery in oil prices and as the non-oil sector gathers momentum. Real non-oil growth is expected to remain broadly stable at a relatively solid 3.






January 2017

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), one of the largest and modern aluminium smelters in the world, said it has been performing reasonably well in light of the market conditions and is expecting a strong finish for 2016, said the chairman of Alba’s board of directors, Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa.






January 2017

The pick-up in non-oil growth in Bahrain, according to Bahrain’s Economic Development Bank (EDB), is likely to have been at least partially reflective of a significant build-up of the project pipeline funded by the GCC Development Board.






January 2017

It was a challenging year for ship repair globally, and the Middle East was no different.






January 2017

Bahrain-based Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) hopes to chart its course safely through the current volatile market and economic uncertainty by remaining competitive and sustainable through strong growth strategies and implementing a clear and tangible 2030 corporate strategic plan.






January 2017

APM Terminals Bahrain, the operator of Bahrain’s Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP), says it is working on attracting new main shipping lines to call KBSP with their mother vessels and to explore the hinterland business opportunities.






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