Market Profile

Bahrain has diversified its economy away from oil dependency more rapidly than any other gulf state. Recent political instability has overshadowed a track record of economic growth and liberalisation.

Austrade’s offices for Bahrain are located in Riyadh and Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.

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FACTS

  • Imports from Bahrain A$94 million
  • Exports to Bahrain A$781 million
  • Capital Manama
  • Official Language Arabic
  • Area 760 sq km
  • Population 1.3 million

Country information provided by DFAT

Country brief

A comprehensive overview of political, economic and bilateral and regional trade agreements.

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Trade and economic fact sheet

Containing general information, recent economic indicators, Australia’s trade and investment relationship with Bahrain and their global merchandise trade relationship that is updated twice a year.

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Smartraveller

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Smartraveller site provides advice for business travellers and tourists going to Bahrain. This is regularly updated and should be checked before planning travel.

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