Bahrain’s trade balance improved 31 per cent during October 2019, when compared to a year ago, as the Kingdom exported BD154 million worth of products of national origin, iGA’s new foreign trade report said.
With a total value of BD36m, Aluminum oxide topped the products imported to Bahrain. Non-agglomerated iron ores and concentrates came second with BD20m and four-wheel drive cars third with BD19m.
The value of exports of national origin decreased by 10pc to BD154m during October 2019, compared to BD171m for the same month of the previous year. Saudi Arabia by importing BD39m emerged as the top buyer from Bahrain. Agglomerated iron ores and concentrates emerged as the top product re-exported from Bahrain with BD14m, four-wheel-drive cars came in second place with BD11m, and Gold ingots came third with BD9m.