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About the Gulf

  • Gulf Overview

    Bahrain holds the key to the Gulf – including energy-rich Saudi Arabia and Qatar – as well as the vast Middle East and beyond

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  • Economics & Business Opportunities

    The Gulf’s US$1 trillion economy is growing steadily, as governments diversify their economies, regional trade rises and the role of private sector businesses increases

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  • Size of the Gulf Economy

    The Gulf has a sizeable economy with a GDP of US$1.6 trillion, and an estimated growth rate of 4.5%

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  • Travel Links

    Bahrain has excellent travel links, both within the Gulf and beyond

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  • Key Gulf Markets

    Bahrain provides excellent access to key Gulf markets. In particular, Saudi Arabia is just one hour by road and Qatar 25 minutes by plane.

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  • Key Gulf Sectors

    Page Content While the Gulf is clearly the world-leader in oil and gas, regional governments’ diversification policies are leading to an expansion across a range of other sectors, so creating business opportunities for international companies.

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  • Bilateral Trade Agreements

    Bahrain has bilateral trade and economic agreements with over 40 countries, including: China, France, India, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the 17 Arab states party to the Greater Arab Free Trade Agreement.

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