Bahrain Review
January 2018

In order to remain competitive in the challenging global market, Bahrain-based Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC), has revised and updated its corporate strategic plan ranging till 2020 to GPIC Corporate Strategy 2030.






January 2018

Having made positive progress through the year 2017, Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard (Asry), the leading ship and rig repair facility in the Arabian Gulf, has confirmed its optimism for continued growth in the New Year 2018.






January 2018

aluminium Bahrain(Alba), the Bahrain-based international aluminium smelter, was granted the inaugural Bahrain-US Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Award by Bahrain’s Economic Development Board (EDB) in cooperation with the American Chamber of Commerce and the US Bahrain Business Council.






January 2018

Bahrain’s Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP), which has seen a significant surge in 2017 throughput in container and general cargo compared to the previous year, expects to clock robust growth in the New Year with greater emphasis on developing and expanding transshipment operations and volume.






January 2018

The first foreign aluminium systems company to establish a direct subsidiary in Bahrain to cover the Middle East market recently commemorated its first 20 years in the region at a gala event at the Four Seasons hotel.






January 2018

Bahrain’s national origin exports last month amounted to BD176 million ($468 million), shows the latest report from the Information and eGovernment Authority (iGA).






January 2018

Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Group and Hyster have successfully completed over five decades of partnership in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Senior officials from Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Group and Hyster recently met in Bahrain to discuss their exclusive 57-year partnership in the three GCC countires.






January 2018

Bahrain is optimistic about economic growth in the New Year, despite global headwinds, Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed Al Zayani told the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. According to him the government reforms started in 2015 have started to pay off.






January 2018

Project commencements in Bahrain saw a step-change in 2016, and were still up 20 per cent year-on-year (yoy) in the second quarter (Q2) of 2017, according to data from Bahrain’s Economic Development Board (EDB). The total value of awarded projects as of Q3 was just below $3.






January 2018

Bahrain has in recent months taken pioneering steps toward the adoption of Industry 4.0 as an important engine of productivity and innovation, according to Bahrain’s Economic Development Board (EDB). Industry 4.0 refers to the use of automation and digitised data exchange in manufacturing.






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