The Information and eGovernment Authority (iGA) released the initial Foreign Investment Survey results for the second quarter of 2019, conducted in collaboration with the Central Bank of Bahrain and the Economic Development Board.
The survey measures the volume of foreign investments made by key entities in various economic sectors. Statistics indicated total inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) BD10.9 billion as at the end of the second quarter.
The financial and insurance activities and information and communication were the top two industries in terms of the volume of the FDI flow. FDI flows from Kuwait came on top, while India came in second place , followed by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in third position.
The survey comprises active entities in all economic activities and considers the volume of capital, ownership and employment.