Electric Cars Allowed to be Imported into Bahrain in Late July
Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism Zayed Al-Zayani announced that the Testing and Metrology Services Department received a number of requests to register and match the models of electric cars for 2020 and beyond, starting from January 1.
Bahrain Transparency Society: Prices of Masks in Local Markets Increased 200%
Bahrain Transparency Society issued a statement on the increase of masks prices, saying that "the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has issued several decisions since the outbreak of the Coronavirus epidemic in the world, including setting the price of the normal mask at 100 fils for 3 months. The prices then increased to 140 fils.
New Commerce Ministry Failure: Mask Prices Dramatically Increase in Bahrain
The Bahraini Ministry of Commerce and Industry has failed to control pharmacies and companies working in the medical field in Bahrain, as the price of masks has risen dramatically after the government decided to oblige citizens and residents to wear medical masks in public facilities and places
3 Warehouses Stack Fruits and Vegetables Preventing Flow to Markets
Since a week ago, Bahrainis have been witnessing a gradual rise in the prices of fruits and vegetables, and in some cases they increased 10 times more than normal prices.
Royal Decrees Appointing 9 Undersecretaries and Assistant Undersecretaries in 5 Gov't Institutions
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued 5 royal decrees appointing 9 undersecretaries and assistant undersecretaries in 5 government institutions.
Websites of Some Ministries Haven't Been Updated since 5 Years: Newspaper
Akhbar Al-Khaleej newspaper said that the websites of a number of ministries and government agencies have not been updated for many years, and the last data shown on their websites was between 2014 and 2017.
Bahrain: Investment in Industrial Licenses Declines
The volume of investment in industrial activity in Bahrain declined in 2018, compared to last year. The number of industrial licenses decreased to more than 20% as well.
New Fees for Commercial Registers Adopted, Implemented within Current Month: Local Newspaper
The new fees for commercial registrars will be approved in the coming days and are expected to be implemented this month, local newspaper Akhbar Al Khaleej reported.
Construction Company Owned by Foreigners Swindles 2 Million BD from 40 Bahraini Companies
Owners of a contracting company have allegedly fled the country after duping around 40 companies to the tune of thousands of dinars, through giving them cheques without balance, the English-language Bahraini “Daily Tribune” newspaper said.
Former Minister of Commerce Habeeb Qassim Passes Away
Former Minister of Chamber of Commerce Habeeb Qassim, who assumed this post for 2 decades, died on Tuesday (June 12, 2018).
Commerce Ministry Closes down Unregistered Shops in Hamad City
The Bahraini Ministry of Commerce has closed down seven shops that were opened in a number of houses in compound 1214 in Hamad City.