Friday January 18 2019
Bahrain Three Month Interbank Rate at 3.95 percent


Bahrain Three Month Interbank Rate was quoted at 3.95 percent on Thursday January 17.





Thursday January 17 2019
Bahrain Loan Growth at 9.00 percent


The value of loans in Bahrain increased 9 percent in November of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.





Thursday January 17 2019
Bahrain Money Supply M2 at 10732.00 BHD Million


Money Supply M2 in Bahrain increased to 10732 BHD Million in November from 10675.10 BHD Million in October of 2018.





Thursday January 17 2019
Bahrain Sales Tax Rate at 5.00 percent


The Sales Tax Rate in Bahrain stands at 5 percent.





Sunday January 13 2019
Bahrain - Credit Rating at 60.00


Standard & Poor's credit rating for Bahrain stands at B+ with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for Bahrain was last set at B2 with stable outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Bahrain was last reported at BB- with stable outlook.





Thursday January 10 2019
Bahrain GDP Annual Growth Rate at 1.60 percent


The economy of Bahrain advanced 1.6 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2018, following an upwardly revised 2.5 percent growth in the previous period. Output slowed mostly in: manufacturing (2.98% vs 4.42% in Q2); construction (5.36% vs 6.65%) and business activities(1.50% vs 2.61%). In addition, contractions were seen in mining & quarrying (-1.36% vs 0.73%); trade (-0.84% vs -0.76%); hotels & restaurants (-1.41% vs -6.13%) and transport & communications (-1.95% vs -0.10%). Contrarily, faster growth was recorded in utilities (4.94% v 4.40%); finance (2.52% vs 1.51%); real estate activities (3.48% vs 3.20%) and agriculture (5.28% vs 1.61%). On a quarterly basis, the GDP contracted 1.4 percent compared to a downwardly revised 5.8 percent rise in the second quarter of the year.





Thursday January 10 2019
Bahrain GDP Growth Rate at -1.36 percent


The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Bahrain contracted 1.36 percent in the third quarter of 2018 over the previous quarter.





Thursday January 10 2019
Bahrain Inflation Rate at 0.70 percent


Bahrain's annual inflation rate increased to 0.7 percent in November 2018 from 0.5 percent in the previous month. Prices rose faster for: food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.5 pct from 1.5 pct in October); transport (10.0 pct from 9.6 pct); miscellaneous goods & services (0.7 pct from 0.3 pct), and health (5.6 pct from 5.0 pct). Inflation was steady for both restaurants (at 0.4 pct) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (at 35.2 pct). Additionally, prices fell less for: housing & utilities (-0.1 pct from -0.2 pct); clothing & footwear (-1.6 pct from -1.7 pct). On the other hand, prices continued to drop for: furniture & household equipment (-5.6 pct from -5.4 pct); recreation & culture (-10.1 pct from -9.6 pct). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were flat, after decreasing 0.1 percent in the previous month.





Tuesday January 08 2019
Bahrain GDP From Services at 1804.70 BHD Million


GDP From Services in Bahrain decreased to 1804.70 BHD Million in the third quarter of 2018 from 1860 BHD Million in the second quarter of 2018.





Tuesday January 08 2019
Bahrain Consumer Spending at 4798.90 BHD Million


Consumer Spending in Bahrain increased to 4798.90 BHD Million in 2016 from 4774.70 BHD Million in 2015.