BAHRAIN NEWS AND BUSINESS UPDATES

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Bahrain to launch oil licensing round

Energy minister tells MEED he is preparing to offer offshore concessions within the next 18 months. To read more click here.  

Major Saudi-Bahrain pipeline contracts set

Contracts for the new 30-inch diameter, 115km-long oil pipeline running between Saudi and Bahrain expect to be awarded in the second quarter of this year. To read more click here.  

Bahrain braces for new real estate regulations

Next month Bahrain will be implementing new real estate regulations along with proposed rental increases….. Read more click here.  

Southern Bahrain to develop unused land

Bahrain makes plans to develop land in the south of the country as local authorities announce plans to package land for developers.  To read more click here.

Bahrain tenders at $1bn airport upgrade project

Bahrain’s International Airport is expected to undergo an expansion project of approx. $1bn and boost capacity to 13.8mn passengers a year, bringing it in line with other airports in the region that have either upgraded or are in the process of doing so.  The winner of the tender and project is soon to be announced. […]

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 […]