Bahrain - Country Commercial Guide
Market Entry Strategy
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The Bahrain Investors Center provides a physical one-stop-shop location for establishing a business in Bahrain.  For more information on the forms, registration options, and licensing requirements for new companies, visit  An American company may register as a fully U.S.-owned company under the U.S.-Bahrain FTA.  It is advantageous to maintain an on-the-ground presence in Bahrain, if possible. 

Although not required, a carefully selected local partner can help advise U.S. firms on advertising, promotion, and pricing.  Personal relationships can increase a company’s business prospects.  Maintaining business relationships with regular communication and face-to-face contact also is important.