Government of Traders Tries to Eliminate Remaining Poor and Low-Income Classes
It is said that this government in Bahrain is the "government of foreigners" because it prefers foreigners over its citizens, and passes all the legislations that would facilitate bringing in foreigners to the country to compete with its citizens over their livelihoods.
MPs Submit Requests to Form 3 Commissions of Inquiry on Economic Stagnation, Housing and Health
Three requests on the establishment of parliamentary commissions of inquiry on topics related to housing, health and economic stagnation were submitted by a Parliamentary bloc yesterday, with the participation of number of MPs, according to the Al-Ayam newspaper.
Trade Ministry Says It will Monitor Markets and Prices after Implementation of VAT
The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism said it will monitor markets and prices after implementation of value-added tax (VAT).
NAO Report: Majority of Bakeries outside Control of Industry and Trade Ministry
The Bahrain Financial and Administrative National Audit Office said in its report for 2017 and 2018 that the Ministry of Industry and Trade does not conduct any periodic inspections of bakeries.
Lawsuit Demands Annulment of last Commerce Chamber’s General Assembly Meeting
Five members of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry filed a lawsuit before the Civil Court against the chamber’s president demanding the last meeting’s proceedings to be annulled.
Nabeel Kanoo Resigns from BCCI, Expresses Discontent with MOIC Interference in Chamber’s Affairs
Nabeel Kanoo announced on Thursday (January 12, 2017), that he resigned from him membership at the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), expressing discontent with the interference of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce in the chamber’s internal affairs.
Experts Reassure Traders: Value-Added Tax will be Paid by Consumer
Economic experts confirmed that the value-added tax (VAT), which Gulf countries intend to impose in 2018, will be borne by the end user and consumer (citizens and residents) and not the traders.