Saturday 21st of September 2019
Tobacco worth BD3.7 million imported in July
Bahrain imported tobacco of various types with a total value of BD3.7 million last July,
U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences
U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world’s two largest economies try to bridge deep policy diffe...
Bank of Japan leaves policy unchanged after Fed rate cut
The Bank of Japan (BoJ) on Thursday warned of increasing downside risks for the global economy but held off on further easing, even as European and US peers loosen their credit grip.
Renovating 275 storefronts in Manama market
Following a report by Al Bilad two weeks ago on the slow development of the old Manama Market, Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) has kicked off the major project of renovating the store...
Ethiopia rejects Egypt’s plan for operating giant dam on the Nile
Ethiopia on Wednesday rejected a proposal by Egypt to operate a $4 billion hydropower dam the Horn of Africa country is constructing on the Nile, further deepening a dispute between the two nations ov...
Slaughterhouses to be run by the private sector
“Slaughterhouse projects have been transferred to the private sector aiming for better services,”
Broadband subscriptions reach 2.34 million
The number of broadband subscriptions reached 2.34 million by the end of July 2019
Saudi economy is ‘resilient’ and won’t be impacted by attacks: Finance Minister
Saudi Arabia’s economy is “resilient and strong,” and will not be impacted by Saturday’s attacks on its oil facilities, the Kingdom’s Minister of Finance Mohammed al-Jadaan said on Wednesday
IEA affirms oil markets remain ‘well supplied with ample stocks’
Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) affirmed on Wednesday that global oil markets “remain well supplied with ample stocks available”
Saudi Electricity Company ‘largely unaffected’ by attacks on Aramco: S&P
Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), the Gulf’s largest utility, was largely unaffected by the strike on Saudi Aramco’s oil facilities on Saturday, according to information from S&P Global Ratings
Lebanese economic growth zero if not negative: Finance Minister
Lebanon’s economic growth is zero if not negative, leading to pressure on the central bank’s foreign currency reserves, Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil said on Wednesday
Bahrain Bourse daily trading performance 18 Sep, 2019
Bahrain All Share Index has closed at 1,489.37 points marking a decrease of 24.56 points below the previous closing.