FDI inflows to Bahrain rise 6% to $1.5bln
Friday, 06 14 2019, Category: Economy, Country: Bahrain
Inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) to Bahrain rose six per cent in 2018 to $1.515 billion taking a 4pc share of the national GDP, according to new data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
The UN agency’s 2019 World Investment Report, an annual report that provides the latest data and projections on the state of global FDI, released yesterday shows that Bahrain was ranked sixth among 18 countries in West Asia in terms of volume of FDI inflows last year.
The growth of FDI in Bahrain came even as global FDI fell 13pc to $1.3 trillion.