Doing business in Bahrain
A selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in Bahrain.
Ease of Doing Business in Bahrain
Summary of comprehensive annual data collated by the World Bank giving key indicators for business and economic conditions. Includes information on typical business procedures, showing time to complete and associated costs for each step.
Overseas Business Risk - Bahrain
Guidance from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office on potential risks for UK businesses operating in this country. Covers economic and political risks, human rights issues, bribery and corruption, terrorism, intellectual property and organised crime.
Bahrain: Guide to Doing Business
Guide published by legal firm Lex Mundi in 2020, providing an overview of the legal and business environment in Bahrain.
Bahrain company registration
Comprehensive guide produced by Healy Consultants explaining company structures and business entity types, fees and timelines for incorporation, accounting and tax in this jurisdiction and comparisons with other countries in the region.
On our Exporting to Bahrain page you can find export guides, trade forecasts and economic and political updates.
European Corporate Governance Institute
The European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) aims to provide 'a forum for debate and dialogue between academics, legislators and practitioners, focusing on major corporate governance issues and thereby promoting best practice'. The ECGI website also provides a directory of national Corporate Governance Codes, Principles & Recommendations.
Forums and support networks
Arab-British Chamber of Commerce
UK-based organisation supporting economic activity and trade between the UK and Arab League countries.
Bahrain Chamber of Commerce
To promote best practice, trade and investment.
Articles and books in the Library collection
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