Bahrain exported BD176 Million worth of products of National origins during May 2020. This was revealed by the Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) in its foreign trade report.
The value of exports of national origin decreased by 16% during May 2020, compared to BD210 million for the same month of the previous year. The top 10 countries in terms of the value of exports of national origin purchased from Bahrain accounted for 76% of the total value, with the remaining countries accounting for 24%.
The value of imports decreased by 10%, reaching BD378 million during May 2020 compared to BD419 million for the same month of the previous year. The top 10 countries accounted for 67% of the value of imports, with the remaining countries accounting for 33%.
According to the report, China ranked first when it came to imports to Bahrain, with a total of BD67 million; Australia was second with BD38 million, and Brazil was third with BD23 million.
Aluminium oxide emerged as the top product imported into Bahrain with a total value of BD43 million, while non-agglomerated iron ores and concentrates were second with BD26 million, and four-wheel drive cars third with BD14 million.
Four-wheel drive cars are the top product re-exported from Bahrain with BD8million, Parts for aeroplanes came in second place with BD2.4 million, and cigarettes containing tobacco came third with BD2.2million.