Bahrain Doubles Investments, Boosts Job Growth

Gulf News Journal reported that Bahrain attracted $281 million in investments from 40 companies in 2016, doubling its amount from 2016. The announcement, made by the Bahrain Economic Development Board, also mentioned that around 1,600 jobs will be produced over the next three years.

Regional and international companies that provided the investments included those specializing in manufacturing and logistics, financial and professional services, leisure and tourism, and information and communication technology.

Companies currently investing in Bahrain include Amazon Web Services, Armacell, CIMC, Euroscot, IKEA, Mastercard, Mukta A2 Cinemas, Palestine Investment Bank Bahrain and Ziraat Bank.

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