At the heart of the Arabian Gulf, Bahrain puts you in a unique to export directly across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the surrounding region and the Arab world.
The best market access to growing Gulf economies.
Bahrain’s central Gulf location and superb links to the rest of the Middle East place your company at the heart of the action, with rapid access by road, sea and air.
Just a 30 minute drive to Saudi Arabia, the region’s largest economy, through the King Fahad Causeway.
The fastest clearance time anywhere in the GCC when going through the Khalifa Bin Salman Port.
The easiest and most direct access to all of the GCC's airport hubs, with 1-hour flights from Bahrain International Airport.
Strong market connectedness
7th globally - In terms of international and domestic transport infrastructure links and the level of service it receives.
(Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index 2017)
$ 1.5tn market
36mn consumers. A growing GCC market, easily accessible through Bahrain’s logistics channels and open for opportunity.
Connect faster and more efficiently to the region
Bahrain’s transport links are so versatile that you can reach every country in the GCC quickly and conveniently by road, air or sea. Saudi Arabia’s industrial powerhouse, the Eastern Province, is just a 30-minute drive across the 25km King Fahd Causeway (shown here), and the whole of the Middle East is easily accessible by air or by road.
An excellent location from which to meet growing demand across the region.
Streamlined customs procedures ensure that less time is spent waiting for clearance.
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Direct access to 36 million consumers across the GCC’s US $1.5-trillion market.
Bahrain’s location enables you to gain from increasing regional integration in trade and business, and the inherent advantages for financial services.
Maximise commercial opportunities through Bahrain’s connectivity, digital capabilities and sector development.
Bahrain Economic Development Board makes it quick and straightforward to set up and operate in Bahrain. Find out how easy it is to get started here.