Latest articles from Bahrain

Khalid Saad

FinTech Bay CEO seeks leading Middle East tech role for Bahrain

The CEO of Bahrain's FinTech Bay explains how the country’s focus on collaboration and innovation is driving its development as a regional fintech hub.

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Bahrain plays the long game to realise tech hub dreams

Bahrain’s ‘small but nimble’ approach has set in motion a flourishing fintech scene.

Mixed results for Bahrain FDI

Investment into Bahrain more than doubled in the first nine months of 2018 – but greenfield projects hit a 14-year low.

Hotels - staying power

Defying a downturn: the hotel companies that are scaling up

The hotels and tourism sector has been hit hard by the global financial crisis but, finds Michal Kaczmarski, some companies are still expanding, with opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region proving particularly enticing.

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Bahrain's bid to be gateway to the Gulf

Bahrain is looking to claw back its advantage as an investor gateway to the Gulf region, targeting specific sectors that will add value to its economy and create jobs.

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Bahrain defies negative headlines to maintain pole position

Bahrain's bid to show its investment potential to the rest of the world by hosting a Formula 1 grand prix may have been blighted by negative press, but the country has still attracted a host of global companies thanks to its emerging financial services sector and logistics capabilities.

S&P warns MENA countries over eurozone instability

Ratings agency says downward ratings possible for many MENA countries due to weak economic growth.

State Bank of Pakistan announces FDI decline in the country

Data from both the State Bank of Pakistan and fDi Markets shows that FDI into Pakistan is in decline. But there is hope, with plans in the pipeline for large investments from companies in South Korea and China. 

Bahrain and Angola boost

Angola and Bahrain have been two of the Middle East and Africa’s biggest recipients of FDI over the past few years, despite the global economic downturn.

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