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Macroeconomic Opportunities and PESTLE Analysis of Bahrain 2016

Macroeconomic Opportunities and PESTLE Analysis of Bahrain 2016

Bahrain economy is dominated by the industrial sector, which contributed approximately 52.4% tothe total GDP in 2015. Manufacturing is the major contributing 16.8% of GDP. Bahrain’sgovernment has the new National Development Plan, Vision 2030 with the main goal ofrestructuring the country’s economic infrastructure and diversifying the economy away from oiland gas. The non-oil sectors such as retail sector, healthcare sector, education, residentialhousing, and banking and financial sector is expected to drive economic growth during theforecast period. The new pipeline project between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia boost the economyf Bahrain.political, economic, social, technological, legal, and environmental factors of Bahrain and hascome up with a comprehensive research report, “PESTLE Analysis of Bahrain 2016”. Thisreport provides an analysis of the Bahrain economy from historical, current, and futureperspectives. SWOT analysis, scenario analysis, and risk analysis of Bahrain is also included inthe report. The report also includes forecast for Bahrain’s economic growth through 2021.

The report highlights various drivers and challenges which have influence on investmentdecisions in the economy. The political system of Bahrain lies within the framework of aconstitutional monarchy. Bahrain has strong international assessments of the businessenvironment. Bahrain has well-educated workforce, leading to skilled labor pool that is beneficialfor the techno-based industries, such as telecom, IT, automobile, and business services. Thecountry, however, is facing social challenges that include increasing crime rate, which is raisingthe level of corruption. Bahrain is highly dependent on its oil revenue, which is one of the mainchallenges. If oil prices decline, it directly affects the country’s GDP. The other challenge for

Bahrain is low R&D investment. Another challenge for Bahrain has to depend on other countriesfor food because Bahrain has very low agriculture productivity.

This unique report from Lucintel will provide you with valuable information, insights, and toolsneeded to identify new growth opportunities and operate your business successfully in thismarket. This report will save hundreds of hours of your own personal research time and willsignificantly benefit you in expanding your business in this market. In today’s stringent economy,you need every advantage that you can find.

Features of This Report:

To make business, investment, and strategic decisions, you need timely, useful information. Thismarket report fulfills this core need and is an indispensable reference guide for multinationalmaterials suppliers, product manufacturers, investors, executives, distributors, and many morethat operate in this market.

Some of the features of “PESTLE Analysis of Bahrain 2016” include:

  • Trend and forecast for key macroeconomic variables that are useful to make major investment decision
  • Analysis on economic activity, investment environment, and trade structure of the country
  • Major industries in Bahrain and its contribution to GDP
  • Trends in savings, investments, and consumptions
  • Analysis of Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal, and Environmental scenarios as well as their impact on different industries
Macroeconomic Opportunities and PESTLE Analysis of Bahrain 2016
  • Analysis on geographical importance and social structure such as labor quality
  • Strength, Weakness, Opportunity, and Threat (SWOT) analysis of Bahrain


1. Executive Summary
2. Bahrain’s Political Analysis
2.1: Structure and Stability of Government
2.2: Government Changes and Policy Stability
2.2.1: Policy Agenda – Reforms and Future Plans
3. Bahrain’s Economic Analysis
3.1: Sectoral Contribution to GDP and GDP Growth Rate
3.2: Macroeconomic Forecast and Scenario Analysis (2016-2021)
3.3: Pricing Trends- Inflation and Interest Rates
3.4: Major Economic Growth Driver – Consumption, Saving, and Investment Trends
3.5: International Trade and Its Contribution to GDP
3.6: Foreign Direct Investment by Industry
4. Bahrain’s Economic and Business Risk Analysis
4.1: Risk in Current Account Balance (CAB)
4.2: Terms of Trade in Bahrain
4.3: Risk in Balance of Payment (BOP)
4.4: Risk in Fiscal Balance
4.5: Risk in External Sector
4.5.1: External Debt and Default Risk
4.5.2: Risk in Foreign Exchange Reserve and Exchange Rate
4.6: Credit Rating of Countries
5. Bahrain’s Social Analysis
5.1: Social and Demographic Analysis
5.2: Labor Market
5.3: Social Development Index
6. Bahrain’s R&D and Technological Factors
6.1: R&D Expenditure in Bahrain
6.2: Impact of Technology in Industry
6.3: Technology Policy
7. Bahrain’s Legal Analysis
7.1: Company Law
7.2: Labor Law
7.3: Tax Law
7.4: Recent Economic Policies
7.5: Doing Business in Bahrain 2016
8. Bahrain’s Environmental Analysis
8.1: Environment Policy
9. SWOT Analysis of Bahrain
List of Figures
Chapter 3. Bahrain’s Economic Analysis
Figure 3.1: Economic Scenarios of Major Countries, 2015
Figure 3.2: Trends of the Real GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.3: Scenario Analysis of GDP Forecast
Figure 3.4: Trends of the Per Capita Income
Figure 3.5: Sectoral Contribution to GDP in 2015
Figure 3.6: Share of Different Sectors as Percentage of GDP in 2015
Figure 3.7: Annual Trends of Inflation and Interest Rates
Figure 3.8: Quarterly Interest Rate of Bahrain
Figure 3.9: Quarterly Inflation Rate of Bahrain
Figure 3.10: Trends of Savings and Investments as Percentage of GDP
Figure 3.11: Trends of Consumption Expenditure as Percentage of GDP
Figure 3.12: Trends of International Trade Structure
Figure 3.13: Bahrain’s Exports by Commodity in 2010
Figure 3.14: Bahrain’s Exports by Commodity in 2015
Figure 3.15: Bahrain’s Imports by Commodity in 2010
Figure 3.16: Bahrain’s Imports by Commodity in 2015
Figure 3.17: Bahrain’s Exports by Country in 2010
Figure 3.18: Bahrain’s Exports by Country in 2015
Figure 3.19: Bahrain’s Imports by Country in 2010
Figure 3.20: Bahrain’s Imports by Country in 2015
Figure 3.21: Trends of Exports and Imports as Percentage of GDP
Figure 3.22: Trends of FDI in Bahrain
Chapter 4. Bahrain’s Economic and Business Risk
Figure 4.1: Trends of Current Account Balance and Percentage of GDP
Figure 4.2: Terms of Trade in Bahrain
Figure 4.3: Trends of Balance of Payment
Figure 4.4: Trends of Government Revenue and Expenditure as Percentage of GDP
Figure 4.5: Trends of Fiscal Balance as Percentage of GDP
Figure 4.6: Trends of Gross Government Debt as percentage of GDP
Figure 4.7: Trend of Foreign Exchange Reserves and Exchange Rate Gross
Chapter 5. Bahrain’s Social Analysis
Figure 5.1: Political Map of Bahrain
Figure 5.2: Trends of Population and Population Growth Rate
Figure 5.3: Population Age Structure
Figure 5.4: Trends of Unemployment Rate
Chapter 6. Bahrain’s R&D and Technological Factors
Figure 6.1: Trends of R&D Expenditure in Bahrain
List of Tables
Chapter 1. Executive Summary
Table 1.1: Factors Affecting Business in Bahrain
Chapter 2. Bahrain’s Political Analysis
Table 2.1: Political Factors and Their Impact on Business
Chapter 3. Bahrain’s Economic Analysis
Table 3.1: Factors Affecting Industry Growth
Table 3.2: Economic Factors and Their Impact on Business
Chapter 4. Bahrain’s Economic and Business Risk
Table 4.1: Credit Rating of Countries by Moody’s, Fitch, and S&P
Table 4.2: Economic Risk Factors and Their Impact on Business
Chapter 5. Bahrain’s Social Analysis
Table 5.1: Corruption, GINI, Homicide and Human Development Index
Table 5.2: Social Factors and Their Impact on Business
Chapter 6. Bahrain’s R&D and Technological Factors
Table 6.1: Technological Factor and Their Impact on Business
Chapter 7. Bahrain’s Legal Analysis
Table 7.1: Indicators for Starting Business
Table 7.2: Ranking in 2016 for Ease of Doing Business
Table 7.3: Legal Factors and Their Impact on Business
Chapter 8. Bahrain’s Environmental Analysis
Table 8.1: Environmental Factors and Their Impact on Business

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