On this page you will find beneficial information regarding foreign direct investment in / trading with Bahrain. If you are interested in exploring trade or investment possibilities in the country, feel free to contact the International Trade Council team. Additionally, we encourage you to engage with the official government investment agency featured on this page.

It is important to note that while the statistics presented on this page were understood to be accurate at the time of publication, they are subject to change over time. Please consult your ITC Trade Commissioner for up-to-date information.

Type of Government: Constitutional Monarchy
Population: 1.463 million (2021)
GDP: 38.87 billion USD (2021)
Corporate Tax Rate: 0%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 0%
Major Exports: Refined Petroleum ($4.28B), Raw Aluminium ($3.13B), Iron Ore ($1.13B), Iron Reductions ($720M), and Aluminium Wire ($418M), exporting mostly to United Arab Emirates ($2.55B), Saudi Arabia ($2.43B), United States ($1.11B), Japan ($1.04B), and India ($673M).
Major Imports: Iron Ore ($2.23B), Jewellery ($702M), Cars ($597M), Special Purpose Ships ($496M), and Refined Petroleum ($466M), importing mostly from United Arab Emirates ($3.72B), Saudi Arabia ($2.28B), Brazil ($1.91B), China ($1.36B), and India ($900M).