Fact Sheet: Bahrain - Canada's Priority Market

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Fast Facts

  • Capital: Manama
  • Population (millions): 1.151
  • Total area: 760 km2
  • Currency: Dinar
  • Language(s): Arabic

Economic Facts 2012

  • GDP ($ billions): 27.1
  • GDP per capita ($): 23,560
  • GDP growth (%): 4.8
  • Inflation (%): 2.8
  • Unemployment (%): 3.2

Key Opportunities

  • Infrastructure
  • Financial services
  • Oil and gas
  • Transportation

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 20122007
Canada’s merchandise exports to Bahrain$69.5$40.7
Canada’s merchandise imports from Bahrain$78.7$8.4
Canadian investment in BahrainNot availableCommercially sensitive information
Bahraini investment in CanadaNot availableNot available