Bahrain: Business Guide
Country Descriptions & Profiles
Background Notes on Countries of the World: Bahrain
Published by the U.S. government, includes facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, foreign relations, and travel/business information.
Bahrain Country Review
Annual CountryWatch publication, provides demographic, economic, business, and environmental data.
Bahrain Country Monitor
Presents Analyses, Statistics, and Forecasts on the Economy. Includes information on Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Real GDP, Consumer Prices, Foreign Trade, Official Exchange Rate, etc. Also provides Import/Export Statistics, as well as the names of important government officials.
Bahrain Economic Competitiveness
Published by the Icon Group using vertical analysis or common-sized statements, provides estimates of the financial performance and labor productivity of countries compared to global benchmarks. Financial analysis includes asset, liability and income structure, ratios, profitability ratios and key percentile rankings. Labor productivity analysis includes asset-labor, liability-labor, and income-labor ratios.
Finance, Trade, & Commerce
The EIU database provides access to the Economist Intelligence Unit Publications such as the Country Reports. Each country page in the database provides forecast updates and featured analysis on economic and political events as well as content pertaining to market opportunities, government regulations and the financial services sector. Type of reports vary country by country. Type the country name into the search box and select the reports tab to access the latest country reports.
The Export.gov website provides access to the U.S. Commercial Service Market Research Library which contains more than 100,000 industry and country specific market reports including the “Doing Business In” guides. To access the Library, click on the Opportunities tab and select Market Research and Market Research Library. The Library is searchable by Industry, Region, Country and Report Type.
Created by the Center for International Business Education and Research at Michigan State University (MSU-CIBER), globalEDGE contains country-specific news, statistics, history, economics, and government data.
A resource from the Heritage Foundation evaluating the following areas: fiscal burden of government, government intervention in the economy, trade/monetary policy, property rights, and regulations.
Statistics & Government Resources
The official website of the Central Bank of Bahrain includes information on currency rates, monetary policy, statistics, and much more.
Important social, economic, and cultural statistics, with links to other useful sites.
Information about business and investment. Also contains information about flora and fauna, education, travel and tourism, visas, immigration, history, geography, people, and culture.