Bahrain imported a total of 1.8 million gold bars and jewelry with a value of BD34.1 million. Showed the latest statistics issued by the Information and E-Government Authority (iGA).
The gold bars and jewelry were imported during the first quarter of 2020 from 22 countries, according to the latest statistics from the Information and e-Government Authority.
The preliminary data issued by Customs Affairs showed that the Kingdom imported 959.6 thousand gold bars with a total value of BD17.4 million weighing 960 grams imported from the United Arab Emirates, the Sultanate of Oman, and Switzerland. While the gold jewelry amounted to 801.5 thousand pieces weighing 822 grams with a total value of BD16.5 million imported from 20 countries.
The Kingdom imported about 218 thousand gold bars with a total value of 3.8 million dinars and weighing 218 grams during last January. While last February witnessed the largest quantities imported as it amounted to 480.9 thousand gold bars that worth BD8.9 million, and weighing 481 grams.
The number of quantities imported in March were 260.8 thousand gold bars, weighing 261 grams, amounting to about BD4.7 million.