Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB)
The Economic Development Board of Bahrain is the first port of call for any business setting up in Bahrain, and their dedicated team has the deep expertise, knowledge and resources to get companies off the ground.
WHAT THEY DO
The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) is an investment promotion agency with overall responsibility for attracting investment into the Kingdom and supporting initiatives that enhance the investment climate.
The EDB works with the government and both current and prospective investors to ensure that Bahrain’s investment climate is attractive, to communicate the key strengths, and to identify where opportunities exist for further economic growth through investment.
The EDB focuses on several economic sectors that capitalise on Bahrain’s competitive advantages. These sectors include financial services, manufacturing, ICT, tourism, logistics and transport.
In cooperation with the government and a range of partners, Bahrain EDB has worked since its inception in 2000 to implement a number of key initiatives that have raised the performance level of the national economy. They have focused significantly on raising economic competitiveness, increasing productivity and creating a skilled workforce in Bahrain.