BAHRAIN NEWS AND BUSINESS UPDATES

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Bahrain to be the fastest place in the Gulf to register a business

Last Thursday Bahrain announced that it will be implementing measures to reduce the complexity of company registration procedures to attract more foreign investors. To read more click here.

$940m Electricity Deal for Bahrain

As part of a GSS support plan for Bahrain, due to being hit hard by low oil prices, Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development has signed a deal with Bahrain to develop electricity networks in Bahrain. To read more click here.

Bahrain Airport Expansion Project Commences

Work on the $1.1 billion expansion commenced this week.  The expansion will increase the airports capacity by four times, up to 14 million passengers per year.  To read more click here.

Bahrain-Saudi causeway expansion

Work will commence within 6 months on the expansion of the causeway which connects Saudi and Bahrain.  The number of lanes is expecting to increase from 17 to 45 providing much needed higher capacity.  To read more click here.

Bahrain offers the region’s lowest operating costs for the financial sectors

Bahrain offers lower operating costs in it’s financial sectors than both Dubai and Qatar.  Education and residential costs are also much lower enticing investors.  To read more click here.

PRIME Presents to the AMCHAM Innovation and Branding Round Table – 18 January 2016

PRIME’s Intellectual Property (IP) Registration Consultant, Mr. Qusai Al Massri, presented to the American Chamber of Commerce in Bahrain (AMCHAM) on Monday 18 January at the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Mr. Al Massri’s presentation was made to approximately 100 members of AMCHAM advising on the various aspects of IP, the procedures here in […]