Just like nearly every country in the Middle East, Bahrain is mainly dependent on oil and gas. There is one big difference, however: Some years ago, Bahrain’s oil reserves threatened to dry up. In response to this, Bahrain throttled its production to 200,000 barrels a day. The small production allowed Bahrain to become independent of its own oil fields and it started to process oil coming from Saudi Arabia’s Aramco on a large scale. However, in 2018 a researcher found an 80-billion barrel oil field and a 250-500 billion cubic meter gas field on Bahraini territory. This discovery is set to completely change the country’s economy and will most certainly boost investments in every sector.


Market information

Market information

Are you considering entering the Bahrain market? Are you already active in Bahrain and need tips, advice or support with your next steps? Do you have technical or regulatory questions?

In this section we provide you with guides, checklists and background information on doing business in Bahrain - specifically for Swiss SMEs and start-ups.

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Industry Information

Bahrain offers opportunities in many different sectors. In this section we highlight interesting potential for selected Swiss industries and explain how to exploit it.

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Events and Trade Fairs

Especially for SMEs it is important to feel a new market to really understand its potential fit. Our business trips and events take you to the country and our events - webinars or in-person - in Switzerland allow you to exchange with experts and peers and leverage our network for your growth.

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Success stories and further information

The role of governments for international business is ever increasing. In this section you can find relevant news about market entry in Bahrain.

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