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AACCI and Economic Development Board Bahrain

AACCI was delighted to host the Economic Development Board Bahrain representatives  for a range of business meetings in Sydney, networking lunch function and a round table meeting in Melbourne and an evening reception in Perth.

Built on a rich history of trade, Bahrain is strategically located in the Middle East and offers a sophisticated financial services infrastructure and mature logistics network across the Middle East region, positioning it as the ideal hub from which to access the US$1.6 trillion Gulf market.

Mr Simon Galphin, Managing Director provided an overview of Bahrain’s economic and political landscape as well as diverse trade and investment opportunities and incentives for Australian businesses interested in expanding their operations to Bahrain.

Mr Galphin also explained why many global companies like Huawei, Amazon Web Services, DHL, Mondelez and American Express choose Bahrain as the preferred location for key regional functions as well as how businesses can capture opportunities created by upcoming initiatives in renewable energy, logistics and a Fintech regulatory sandbox. Among others Bahrain offers advanced ICTI infrastructure, 100% foreign ownership and business friendly regulations.

AACCI members and guests had the opportunity to directly engage with the delegation a d participate in open discussions. As direct outcome of these successful events, Economic Development Board Bahrain will visit Australia again next year and AACCI will visit Bahrain as part of the AACCI Trade Mission in April 2019.

For more information about AACCI events as well as how to join AACCI and benefit from the membership, please visit www.austarab.com.au or for further information please contact.

Barbara Haggerty on 0409 775 001

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