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Demographic dividend 'to drive growth in Bahrain'

Bahrain's demographic profile and economic diversification push would help it tide over the oil price cycle, the Economic Development Board's (EDB) chief economist Dr Jarmo Kotilaine has said. The GCC has some of the stron

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Global speakers for Euromoney GCC forum

A strong line-up of international and regional experts in finance will discuss the global economic outlook, its recovery and its effects on regional financial markets at the upcoming GCC Financial Forum in Bahrain. Organised by Eu

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Bahrain’s NIIT in pact to boost vocational training

Bahrain's Economic Development Board (EDB) has thrown its weight behind an apprenticeship programme to boost vocational training in the kingdom, a report said. The National Institute for Industrial Training (NIIT), the only in

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Bahrain’s NIIT in pact to boost vocational training

Bahrain's Economic Development Board (EDB) has thrown its weight behind an apprenticeship programme to boost vocational training in the kingdom, a report said. The National Institute for Industrial Training (NIIT), the only in

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OIC markets projected to grow at 5.4pc

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) markets are projected to grow at an average of 5.4 per cent till 2019, significantly higher than the rest of the world (3.6 per cent) and the high growth BRICS markets (3.9 per cent) said the organisers

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Bahrain’s EDB boosts trade ties with Japan-South Korea

Officials from Bahrain’s Economic Development Board (EDB) have visited Japan and South Korea to promote the kingdom as a preferred regional destination for investment, specifically in the information and communications technology (ICT) sec

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Bahrain inks trade deals with 13 China firms

A high-level Bahrain business delegation has concluded a successful 10-day visit to China and Hong Kong during which 13 memoranda of understanding (MoUs) were signed with Chinese businesses and trade organisations to strengthen economic and trad

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Bahrain’s EDB attends economic forum in US

Officials from Bahrain’s Economic Development Board (EDB), led by chief economist Dr Jarmo Kotilaine, attended the sixth annual FundForum USA held in Boston, Massachusetts. The forum, which was co-sponsored by the EDB and KP

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Bahrain’s EDB signs key deals to boost China ties

Three memoranda of understanding (MoU) were signed yesterday (October 29) in Shenzhen, China as the Bahrain business delegation continues its tour of China's principal commercial centres. The 10-day visit by the Economic Devel

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Bahrain, China aim to boost trade ties

Ways to boost Bahrain's trade ties with China were discussed at a key meeting in the kingdom yesterday (October 24), a report said. Transportation Minister and Economic Development Board (EDB) acting chief executive Kamal Ahme

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