Why Bahrain

Bahrain is a location of choice in the heart of the middle east

> One of the highest qualities of life in the Middle East

> The most educated and skilled workforce in the Gulf

> Its position at the heart of the Gulf that makes access to every market in the Middle East quick and efficient – by road, air and sea.

> World Class infrastructure

> Access to a regional market of 1.5 billion people, Arab countries of 300 million and GCC market of 40 million

> The region’s most liberal business environment:

  • Zero taxation for private companies,
  • Few indirect taxes for private enterprises and individuals,
  • 100% repatriation of capital and dividends.
  • 100% foreign ownership of business assets and real estate in most sectors.
  • Tradable currency pegged to the USD
  • Free trade agreement with GCC matkets
  • A fully liberalised telecommunications sector
  • Bahrain is ranked the 12th most open economy worldwide by the Heritage Foundation and Wall Street Journal’s 2013 Index of Economic Freedom

> Basic costs such as rents for offices and industrial land are lower than elsewhere in the region.

> The most flexible visa policies in the region, providing easier and quicker access for businesses with operations in Bahrain.

> A 2,500,000 m2 business park as a location with very advanced facilities, offering a tax free superb location  within minutes of The Bahrain International Airport and the Khalifa Bin Salman Port 

 

Related Link: Why Invest in Bahrain - Source: EDB Bahrain

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