Bahrain Review
January 2020

As the third largest contributor after hydrocarbons and financial services, the industrial sector in Bahrain has continued to remain a mainstay in the Kingdom’s diversified economy.






January 2020

Major changes hit the region’s oldest ship repair, construction and marine engineering firm Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard (Asry), last month, as the National Oil and Gas Authority (Noga) announced that its Oil and Gas Holding Company (nogaholding) has acquired the government’s shares in the Bahraini shipyard.






January 2020

Bahrain’s Gulf Petrochemcial Industries Company (GPIC), which produces urea, ammonia and methanol, plays a leading role in the kingdom’s chemicals sector, contributing about 2.5 per cent to the country’s GDP, according to the latest GPCA Pulse of the Chemical Industry Report.






January 2020

Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP), Bahrain’s only commercial port, is embarking on the next stage of its journey as it completed remarkably successful ten years in the Kingdom, last month.






January 2020

The Gulf countries offer a prime location for a central bank of food grains because of their exemplary security, and Bahrain is ideal because of its modern port facilities, according to Mikhail-Shamil Orlov, an influential Russian food investor and expert.






January 2020

Asian Paints Berger, one of the fastest growing companies in the Gulf region, is looking forward to a spike in its sales following the launch of a new emulsion paint ‘Royale Smart Clean’ in Bahrain, last month. The company unveiled the latest product at a glittering event which was attended by its network of dealers across the kingdom.






January 2020

Bahrain-based Investcorp, a leader in alternative investments, China Resources, a global distributor of food brands and Fung Strategic Holdings, a member of Fung Investments, have launched the first-ever private equity platform dedicated solely to investing in food brands in Asia, specifically China, Singapore and greater Southeast Asia.






January 2020

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), the investment promotion agency for Bahrain, has announced that Kerry Logistics Network, one of Asia’s largest third-party logistics provider, has launched operations in the kingdom.






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