New port will open world of opportunity Print E-mail
By Meera Ravi  »  One of the major pioneering projects that should substantially contribute to industrial growth in the country is the Bahrain Industrial Wharf (BIW). Built on partly reclaimed land covering an area of 170 hectares, the project's aim is to attract large and small manufacturing and services enterprises. It will also contain commercial and administrative units and residential quarters for labour working in this investment complex.
Dawn of a new economic era Print E-mail
By Meera Ravi  »  Economic historians charting the development of the Gulf region will record for posterity that the oil boom of the 21st century brought some very different growth trajectories into play for the region. Where the Seventies saw oil money being invested in infrastructure, the key shift this time round has been the increased momentum of regional diversification.