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Ease of Doing Business in

Bahrain

Bahrain Download Profile (1724KB, pdf)
Region Middle East & North Africa
Income Category High income
Population 1,377,237
GNI Per Capita (US$) 20,350
City covered Manama

190

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DB 2017 Rank

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100

DB 2017 DTF (% points)

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Topics DB 2017 Rank DB 2016 Rank info_outline Change in Rank DB 2017 DTF (% points) info_outline DB 2016 DTF (% points) info_outline Change in DTF (% points) info_outline
Overall 63 66 up
3
68.44 66.38 down
2.06
Starting a Business 73 142 up
69
87.82 76.23 up
11.59
Dealing with Construction Permits 19 17 down
2
79.56 79.65 down
0.09
Getting Electricity 72 77 up
5
74.80 71.74 up
3.06
Registering Property 25 25
-
81.07 81.07
-
Getting Credit 101 109 up
8
45.00 40.00 up
5.00
Protecting Minority Investors 106 101 down
5
50.00 50.00
-
Paying Taxes 4 4
-
94.44 94.44
-
Trading across Borders 82 82
-
72.50 71.87 up
0.63
Enforcing Contracts 110 108 down
2
54.53 54.53
-
Resolving Insolvency 88 83 down
5
44.66 44.28 up
0.38

Positive= Doing Business reform making it easier to do business.Negative= Change making it more difficult to do business.

DB 2017 Rank:

82

DB 2016 Rank:

82

Change in Rank:

0

DB 2017 DTF (% points):

72.50

DB 2016 DTF (% points):

71.87

Change in DTF (% points):

up0.63

Indicator Bahrain Middle East & North Africa OECD high income
Time to export: Border compliance (hours) info_outline 71 64 12
Cost to export: Border compliance (USD) info_outline 47 460 150
Time to export: Documentary compliance (hours) info_outline 24 77 3
Cost to export: Documentary compliance (USD) info_outline 211 261 36
Time to import: Border compliance (hours) info_outline 54 121 9
Cost to import: Border compliance (USD) info_outline 397 555 115
Time to import: Documentary compliance (hours) info_outline 84 101 4
Cost to import: Documentary compliance (USD) info_outline 130 305 26
Characteristics Export Import
Product HS 76 : Aluminium and articles thereof HS 8708: Parts and accessories of motor vehicles
Trade partner Saudi Arabia Japan
Border King Fahad Causeway border crossing Khalifa Bin Salman port
Distance (km) 19 18
Domestic transport time (hours) 2 2
Domestic transport cost (USD) 250 145
Export documents
Commercial Invoice
Bill of lading
Certificate of origin
Export permit
Customs declaration
Import documents
Commercial invoice
Packing list
Certificate of origin
Bill of lading
Import license
Delivery Order
Import declaration