GCC small business ‘boom’ to drive post-COVID economy

SourceSaudi Gazette

MANAMA — Experts are predicting a GCC “SME boom” as a new wave of regional entrepreneurs emerge out of the COVID-19 pandemic.Commercial registrations have seen triple-digit increases in recent months with tender boards across the region awarding tens of millions of dollars in contracts to these enterprises. Now analysts are hailing the post-Coronavirus economy as an “era of startup growth” as governments focus on rebuilding their economies following months of reduced activity during the pandemic.Pakiza Abdulrahman, manager of business development - Startup at Bahrain's Economic Development Board, said: “Across the region, governments are putting ...read more...