Exports On The Rise!

by BTM

Sat, 02 October 2021

Exports On The Rise!

The Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) issued its foreign trade report of August 2021, encompassing data on the balance of trade, imports, exports (national origin), and re-exports.

The value of exports of national origin increased by 103% to BD386 million during August 2021, compared to BD190 million for the same month of the previous year. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ranked first among countries receiving Bahraini exports of national origin, importing BD77 million from Bahrain. Meanwhile, United States of America was second with BD62 million and the United Arab Emirates third with BD53 million.

The value of imports increased by 16%, reaching BD496 million during August 2021 compared to BD428 million for the same month of the previous year. Non-agglomerated iron ores and concentrates emerged as the top product imported into Bahrain with a total value of BD105 million, while aluminum oxide was second with BD28 million, and parts for aircraft engines third with BD21 million.

For more details, visit the foreign trade page on the Bahrain Open Data Portal