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May 29, 2018

MANAMA — A delegation from the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) visited Visa Innovation Center last May 15. The visit came in line with the CBB’s drive towards digitization and positioning the Kingdom of Bahrain at the forefront of payment innovation. The delegation was guided through Visa’s initiatives and experienced first-hand some of Visa’s innovative prototypes.

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February 19, 2018

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) on Sunday announced a record year for inward investment in 2017, having attracted 71 new companies to Bahrain with investments amounting to $733 million. This is expected to increase job creation by those companies by up to 72%, generating more than 2,800 local jobs over the next three years.

The investments span key strategic growth...

February 13, 2018

The growth momentum of the Bahraini economy has continued to exceed expectations, with the annual pace of growth in the non-oil sector reaching 4.8% in the first nine months of 2017. During 2017 as a whole, non-oil growth is expected to exceed the 4.0% pace recorded in 2016, according to the latest Bahrain Economic Quarterly published by the Bahrain Economic Development Board (ED...

February 8, 2018

The Bahrain Development Board (EDB) on Wednesday announced the first Fintastic Bahrain Week on Feb.19-21. The week-long series of activities will bring together around 700 international and regional financial services experts to explore disruptive innovation across the industry.

The return of the seventh annual GCC Financial Forum, co-hosted by Euromoney Conferences...

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