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Country Report Bahrain 3rd Quarter

  • ID: 5360348
  • Country Profile
  • July 2021
  • Region: Bahrain
  • The Economist Intelligence Unit
Bahrain has a diversified economy, with the non-oil sector contributing the majority of economic output. Investment in the important infrastructure, aluminium and petro-chemical industries will ensure that they remain important sources of employment.

The Economist Intelligence Unit expects the Al Khalifa family to remain in power in 2021-25, owing to the effective security forces and a weakened opposition. However, social unrest will intensify as the economic situation worsens, with protests likely.

Bringing the current-account and fiscal deficits under control remains a long-term government priority, which will be set against the need to generate jobs and provide targeted subsidies, especially to poorer Bahrainis.
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Country Report Bahrain 3rd Quarter

Briefing sheet
Political and economic outlook
Key changes since April 10th
The quarter ahead
Major risks to our forecast

Outlook for 2021-25: Political stability

Outlook for 2021-25: Election watch

Outlook for 2021-25: International relations

Outlook for 2021-25: Policy trends

Outlook for 2021-25: Fiscal policy

Outlook for 2021-25: Monetary policy

Outlook for 2021-25: International assumptions

Outlook for 2021-25: Economic growth
The impact of the coronavirus: global and regional assumptions
Economic growth

Outlook for 2021-25: Inflation

Outlook for 2021-25: Exchange rates

Outlook for 2021-25: External sector

Outlook for 2021-25: Forecast summary

Data and charts: Annual data and forecast

Data and charts: Quarterly data

Data and charts: Monthly data

Data and charts: Annual trends charts

Data and charts: Monthly trends charts

Data and charts: Comparative economic indicators

Basic data
Land area
Population
Main towns
Climate
Weather in Manama (altitude 5 metres)
Language
Measures
Currency
Time
Fiscal year
Public holidays

Political structure
Official name
Form of state
Legal system
Legislature
National elections
Head of state
Executive
Main political parties
The government
Key ministers
Central bank governor
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