Bahrain Economy News

Sukuk issuance to fall 5% says report

Zawya
MANAMA: Sukuk issuance is set to fall 5 per cent this year to about $170 billion because of the coronavirus crisis, after four years...

Trump order allows some unemployment pay, defers payroll tax – News...

The Daily Tribune - News of Bahrain
Bedminster President Donald Trump has bypassed the nation’s lawmakers as he claimed the authority to defer payroll taxes and replace an expired unemployment benefit...

Mahindra seeks investors for electric vehicle business – News of Bahrain-...

The Daily Tribune - News of Bahrain
New Delhi Indian automaker Mahindra & Mahindra is looking for investment partners for its domestic electric vehicles business and is finalising investment plans for...

Bahrain and other GCC countries reaffirm commitment to OPEC+ deal

Gulf Insider
- Advertisement - Oil ministers from the Gulf Cooperation Council and reaffirmed their commitment to the OPEC+ deal during a virtual meeting, state news...

Investcorp swings to full-year loss amid pandemic but eyes $50bn in...

The National
Investcorp, the Bahrain-based alternative investment management firm, swung to a net loss in its 2020 fiscal year as fee income dropped amid the coronavirus-induced...

Bahrain to Resume Issuing Work Permits for Expats

Al Bawaba
Bahrain will start accepting requests for new work permits shortly, following a five month- suspension due to COVID-19, Zawya reported. The Labour Market Regulatory Authority...

Bahraini citizens with professional expertise in economics invited to participate in...

Bizbahrain
The Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (Derasat) said it was launching an extensive field study to benefit from exceptional economic expertise...

Esterad Investment Company announces BD 200 thousand Profit for the first...

Bizbahrain
Esterad Investment Company (ESTERAD) announced its half year financial results for the six months ended June 30, 2020 at its Board of Directors meeting...

Performance changes in the Bahraini business sector due to Covid-19: Experts

Bizbahrain
The Bahraini Technology and Business Society (TBS) in partnership with the NGN International, an IT system integrator and Consultant headquartered in Bahrain, organized a...

Southeast Asia’s Largest Travel App Raises $250 Million As Domestic Travel...

Al Bawaba
Published July 29th, 2020 - 08:00 GMT Traveloka, Southeast Asia’s...

BCCI and AWS concludes Virtual Training program for Business owners and...

Bizbahrain
The Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have concluded a virtual training programme that targeted business owners and...

Bahrain-based investment bank SICO signs murabaha service agreement – ZAWYA

Zawya
bahrain-based investment bank sico signs murabaha service agreement the new service will complement sico’s current murabaha facility structures    manama: sico, a bahrain-based investment...

Bahrain imports down 8 percent to BD1.168b in Q2

24×7 News
Manama: Mahmood Rafique, Editor: The value of imports decreased by 8 per cent reaching BD1.168 billion during second quarter of 2020 compared to BD1.267 billion for the same...

Businesses planning operational changes – ZAWYA

Zawya
businesses planning operational changes businesses are also keenly looking at more flexible working arrangements    manama: companies around the world are making significant operational...

Bahrain imports over BD1.1 billion in products – News of Bahrain-...

The Daily Tribune - News of Bahrain
TDT | Manama Bahrain’s value of imports has decreased by eight per cent, reaching BD1.168 billion during the second quarter of 2020, compared with BD1.267...

Japan, Britain Agree on Safeguarding Encryption Keys in Newest Trade Deal

Al Bawaba
Published July 26th, 2020 - 12:30 GMT Highlights ...

China’s soybean imports from Brazil rise to record in June |...

The Daily Tribune - News of Bahrain
Beijing China’s soybean imports in June from top supplier Brazil soared to a record high, according to customs data released on Sunday, driven by...

Unilever sales fall less than expected as US outperforms – News...

The Daily Tribune - News of Bahrain
New York Second-quarter sales at Unilever fell much less than expected as a strong performance in North America helped to offset the hit from coronavirus...

Unilever Q2 Sales Report Better Than Estimated

Al Bawaba
Published July 23rd, 2020 - 12:00 GMT Highlights ...

Bahrain and Qatar have world’s top virus rates per population

Ahram
The small, neighboring sheikhdoms of Bahrain and Qatar have the world's highest per capita rates of coronavirus infections. In the two Mideast countries, COVID-19...

2 Mideast Countries, World’s Top Virus Rates per Population

Middle East
The small, neighboring sheikhdoms of Bahrain and Qatar have the world's highest per capita rates of coronavirus infections. In the two Mideast countries, COVID-19...

FinMark webinar for Startups on how to turn business challenges into...

Bizbahrain
FinMark Communications, in partnership with the Bahrain Development and SME Society, is hosting a  live webinar on July 26, 2020 at 3P.M for start-ups...

Measures taken to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 highlighted

Bizbahrain
The National Medical Taskforce for Combating the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Labour Fund (Tamkeen) today held a press conference at the Crown Prince Centre...

COVID-19’s repercussions stimulate investments into Green loans

Bizbahrain
Bahrain Association of Banks (BAB), affirmed that the exceptional circumstances inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic and its repercussions on business might represent a favorable...

Bahrain witnesses increase of ‘work from home’ culture – ZAWYA

Zawya
bahrain witnesses increase of ‘work from home’ culture findings of the bahrain office occupier flash survey aimed to gauge the industry’s response to covid-19...

New Zealand economy doing better than expected, minister said – News...

The Daily Tribune - News of Bahrain
Wellington New Zealand’s economy is doing better than predicted, thanks to an early economic and health response to the coronavirus pandemic, the finance minister said...

Bahrain extends visit visa validity for 3 more months – Saudi...

Saudi Gazette
Saudi Gazette report MANAMA — Authorities in Bahrain have decided to extend all valid and expired visas for three more months. In a statement carried...

Bahrain: Expired Visit Visas Extended for 3 More Months

Gulf Insider
 The Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs (NPRA) announced the extension of the validity of all valid and expired visit visas for an additional three...

Work Ministry sign MoU with Edamah to mutual economic income

Bizbahrain
The Ministry of Works, Municipality Affairs and Urban Planning has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bahrain Real Estate Investment Company (Edamah) to enhance...

Investcorp-backed Nut Tree’s assets under management top $2bn – The National

The National
Company completes final close of a $320m fund to invest in distressed corporate debt of mid-sized North American companies ...

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