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Aluminium-agriculture to spur Bahrain-Russia ties

It is expected that ties between Bahrain and Russia will improve after discussions by senior key ministers at the two-day ‘Russia-GCC Trade & Industrial Dialogue’ held in December 2014.  Key areas of bilateral trade and investment were identified which include aluminium, aircraft, chemicals, biotechnology, agriculture and pharmaceuticals.  Other topics discussed were the activation of a […]

Major medical city to be built in Bahrain

A multimillion-dinar medical city is set to be built in Bahrain’s Southern Governorate, on donated land from His Majesty King Hamad.  There will be 264 beds, four centres of excellence and research, a college of medicine and student dorms, as well as accommodation for doctors. To read more click here.  

UK training delegation seeking partnerships

The UK Trade and Investment and the Training Gateway are bringing a group comprising of 20 universities, colleges and private training providers to Bahrain next week who will be looking for a wide range of partnership opportunities in Bahrain.   The opportunities shall include direct delivery of their courses, franchising or licensing their programmes to local […]


The Central Bank of Bahrain and the Economic Development Board are supporting the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) which is meant to be the world’s largest with over 50 countries expected to attend consisting of the most in most influential international gathering of Islamic finance industry leaders.  Celebrating 21 years of growth, the conference will […]

Mumtalakat launches sukuk

Bahrain’s investment firm, Mumtalakat, has raised US$600 million with its first dollar Islamic issuance.   Joint lead Managers in the deal are BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, MUFJG and Standard Chartered with Arab Banking Corporation and National Bank of Bahrain acting as co-lead managers. To read more, click here.        

Bahrain company signs pipeline technology deal

OAK Utility Solutions and Development, a Bahrain-based international developer of clean-tech sustainable energy and water utilities and provider of specialist service solutions to the oil and gas and petrochemical industrie, has entered into an exclusive licence agreement to bring a new pipeline rehabilitation technology known as XHab to the Middle East. To read more click […]