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BAHRAIN. Consumer behaviour in the tiny archipelago is less affected by tourism and other global factors compared to the UAE; Arab nationals represent a higher proportion of the population but oil is still a factor.
BAHRAIN. The Kingdom was the first GCC country to take the pioneering move to allow foreign investors 100% ownership of land and businesses in pre-determined areas and sectors.
BAHRAIN. An example of Bahrain's evolving steps toward an even more transparent economic environment is the recent modification to the Commercial Companies Law.
BAHRAIN. Saudi Arabia fears US goods, imported tariff-free into Bahrain, will be re-sold.
INTERNATIONAL. A major event to cater to the US$500 million regional retail sector.
INTERNATIONAL. FME taps into regional growth of the US$14 billion franchise business into new sectors.
INTERNATIONAL. Franchising now key to brand building in many areas.
INTERNATIONAL. Local perceptions key to global success in rice industry, says expert.
INTERNATIONAL. New food opportunities are expected in the developing markets of Iraq and Yemen.
INTERNATIONAL. An analysis of growing consumer power, distribution structures and advertising adaptation in the Middle East.
INTERNATIONAL. New report from food and drink consultancy Zenith International.
INTERNATIONAL. 2005 GDP growth to stay high after stellar year in 2004 with oil revenues up 35%.
INTERNATIONAL. Read about planned spontaneity and see-hear-buy technology coming soon to Gulf mobile phones.
INTERNATIONAL. 1.2 million sq metres of future retail space in the GCC goes under the microscope.
INTERNATIONAL. An update on the regional hypermarket phenomenon in the Middle East by retail expert Simon Thomson.
INTERNATIONAL. BI-ME with reference to IMF policy statements tracks an unprecedented economic and social transformation in the region, as well as new challenges.