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Saudi Arabia first trade partner of Bahrain, Nass

Manama, Trade ties binding the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are growing steadily despite the fallout of COVID-19.

“The volume of trade exchanges grew by 19% in 2021 to top $3.43 billion, up from $2.88 bn in 2020”, said Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) Chairman Samir Abdulla Nass.

He noted fast-growing economic relations, supported by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

“The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia remains Bahrain’s first and main trade and economic partner”, he said in a statement on the sidelines of the 92nd Saudi National Day.

“This year’s Saudi National Day is celebrated amid promising economic shifts for the GCC peoples, which would reflect on the development of societies”, he said.

Nass extended sincere congratulations to the Saudi leadership and people, hailing long-standing solid fraternal relations binding the two brotherly countries.

The BCCI chairman praised the establishment of the Bahrain-Saudi Business Council, hailing the pivotal standing of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Source: Bahrain News Agency