Bahrain Consumer Electronics Q4 2018
We continue to maintain our positive outlook for device spending in Bahrain in the latest Q418 update. Bahrain remainsa small but lucrative consumer electronics market and strong support from recovering oil prices, economic diversificationinvestments and demographic trends will help to counter the limitations on growth set by a mature core market where most devicecategories are saturated by 2018. This should see modest overall device spending growth with upside if new technologies, such asVR/AR or wearables, achieve mass market adoption. Although Bahrain is one of the better positioned GCC markets owing to highspending power, regional political tensions, potential oil price fluctuation and the introduction of a GCC-wide VAT in Q119 remainsources of downside risk.
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