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Global Islamic investment forum set for launch

Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) have announced the Global Islamic Investment Gateway, an initiative offering Islamic investment opportunities in some of the world’s fastest growing economies.

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Bahrain in move to boost S Korea trade ties

Bahrain’s Economic Development Board (EDB) is hosting a delegation of South Korean journalists from various high profile publications including financial ones to promote investment opportunities with Seoul. It includes publi

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Bahrain’s Crown Prince names new EDB board

A decision to appoint the new board members of the Economic Development Board (EDB) has been issued by Bahrain’s HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister and EDB chairma

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GCC demand spurs Bahrain financial sector

Growing demand for more sophisticated financial products and services helped drive growth in Bahrain's financial sector during last year, according to the Economic Development Board (EDB) and Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB). Bah

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Bahrain EDB sponsors air show

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) has announced its sponsorship of the third biannual Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS), which opens tomorrow (January 16) at the Sakhir Air Base. The event, organised by the Ministry

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Bahrain's GDP growth to hit 5pc in 2013

Bahrain's headline gross domestic product (GDP) growth for the year is expected at close to five per cent, a report said, highlighting that the expansion was driven by substantial gains in the oil and gas sector. Robust expans

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Oil sector drives Bahrain’s growth to 4.2pc

Bahrain's gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 4.2 per cent in the in the first quarter of this year, bolstered by the return of Abu Sa'afa oilfield to full capacity after unscheduled maintenance last year, a report said.

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Oil production to drive Bahrain’s growth to 5.6pc

Bahrain's economic growth rate will reach 5.6 per cent this year, driven largely by the expected normalisation in oil production from the Abu Sa'afa offshore oilfield, as well as planned expansion in the onshore Bahrain Field production.

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Tourism, telecom ‘driving Bahrain growth’

Tourism, services and telecommunications emerged as "champion" sectors driving Bahrain's economic growth in the last decade, according to a report by Economic Development Board (EDB). The study attributes the positiv

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Women in Bahrain private sector jobs up 73pc

The number of women joining the private sector in Bahrain has increased by 73.5 per cent in 2010 to more than 25,000 compared with 2002, as against 45 per cent in the public sector, a report said. Despite all efforts being made to

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