GDP in Bahrain

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Bahrain - GDP

The economy will likely contract in the first half of this year, as measures introduced in late March to contain the spread of coronavirus, including travel restrictions, the closure of shops and restaurants, and the banning of large public gatherings, have hampered activity; the Bahrain Grand Prix, which was originally scheduled to take place on 20–22 March, was one of the most notable event cancellations. Moreover, a steep fall in oil prices in recent months has dented Bahrain's public finances and led the government to announce in April that it would reduce spending in the short term, further damaging economic prospects. More positively, however, a partial easing of social distancing measures, including the re-opening of some shops and industrial plants, came into effect from early May.

Bahrain - GDP Data

2014   2015   2016   2017   2018  
Economic Growth (GDP, annual variation in %)4.4  2.9  3.5  4.1  1.7  

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Bahrain GDP Chart


Bahrain GDP
Note: Annual variation of gross domestic product (GDP) in %.
Source: Ministry of Finance and FocusEconomics calculations.

Bahrain Facts

Value Change Date
Exchange Rate0.380.03 %Jan 01

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