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: 1.472 million (2022)
GDP: 44.38 billion USD (2022)
Corporate Tax Rate: 0%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 0%
Major Exports: The top exports of Bahrain are Raw Aluminium ($4.75B), Refined Petroleum ($4.3B), Iron Ore ($2.16B), Aluminium Wire ($729M), and Aluminium Plating ($564M), exporting mostly to Saudi Arabia ($3.03B), United Arab Emirates ($2.07B), United States ($1.83B), Japan ($1.07B), and India ($928M). In 2022, Bahrain was the world's biggest exporter of Aluminium Wire ($729M).
Major Imports: The top imports of Bahrain are Iron Ore ($1.61B), Aluminium Oxide ($1.15B), Cars ($752M), Gold ($421M), and Gas Turbines ($356M), importing mostly from China ($2.33B), United Arab Emirates ($1.8B), Brazil ($1.43B), Australia ($1.25B), and India ($1.02B). In 2022, Bahrain was the world's biggest importer of Pitch Coke ($238M).