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Bahrain

Official Title:
State of Bahrain


General Information

Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the statistic is unavailable.
Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Bahrain
Year Exports Imports
2014 $55,985,210 $40,881,437
2015 $45,766,473 $43,361,485
2016 $34,182,039 $32,643,760
2017 $103,114,641 $13,515,883
2018 $297,654,319 $36,712,774
Product trade (2018)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Bahrain
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $1,054,210 $503
02 Veg. Prod. $254,384 $1,813
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $487,716 $
04 Food Prod. $1,487,018 $
05 Mineral Prod. $186,665,146 $18,559,482
06 Chemical Prod. $5,318,321 $23,377
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $490,338 $1,109,770
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $6,864 $9,284
09 Wood Prod. $1,780,921 $2,178
10 Paper Prod. $33,022 $8,312
11 Textiles Prod. $125,596 $3,355,861
12 Dress Access. $8,521 $104,257
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $429,065 $497,741
14 Precious Metals/stones $17,624 $
15 Base Metal Prod. $44,896,118 $11,333,281
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $46,138,495 $171,749
17 Vehicles and Equip. $3,058,935 $1,311,262
18 Specialized Inst. $2,418,201 $16,786
19 Arms & Ammunition $25,916 $
20 Misc. Articles $2,893,900 $204,203
21 Antiques $ $1,738

Capital: Manama (Al-Manamah)
Population (million): 1.48
Total Area: 2,381,740km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 0.29 Dinar (BHD) (2018 - Annual average)
National Holiday: 16 December, National Day
Language(s): Arabic


Political Information

Type of State:
Constitutional Hereditary Monarchy

Type of Government:
Bicameral Parliament consists of Shura Council (40 members appointed by the King) and House of Deputies (40 members directly elected to serve four-year terms).

Head of State:
King HAMAD bin Isa Al Khalifa

Head of Government:
Prime Minister KHALIFA BIN SALMAN Al Khalifa

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs: Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa
Finances: Ahmad bin Muhammad Al Khalifa

Main Political Parties:
Formal political parties are prohibited but de facto political societies are allowed.

Elections:
Parliamentary: Last in 2014. Next: expected in 2018.


Economic Information (2018)

Comparative figures
Type Bahrain Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 49.73 2,222.58
GDP per capita: ($) 33,572.08 60,078.85
GDP growth rate: (%) 1.83 1.83
Inflation: (%) 2.1 2.24
Unemployment: (%) 3.91 5.82

Product Trade and investment (2018)

Canadian exports to country: $297,654,319
Canadian imports from country: $36,712,774
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Bahrain: $ million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador-Designate Shaikh Abdullah bin Rashid Al-Khalifa

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Vacant


December 2019
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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2010-02-16