Bahrain probes US joint investment
Manama, March 20, 2012
Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) officials held talks with senior US consultants on ways for the private sector to reap the dividends of the Free Trade Agreement signed between the US and the kingdom.
The BCCI officials met representatives of the American McGuire Woods Consulting Company and discussed ways of boosting the presence of Bahrain businessmen in the US market, promoting opportunities for joint investments and establishing joint ventures in both countries.
They also explored the possibility of holding an exhibition to showcase Bahraini-made products in the US and setting up marketing activities and exchange visits of trade delegations.
They also exchanged ideas to improve economic and trade relations between the private sectors in both countries, as well as reviewed economic and investment opportunities in Bahrain and the US.
They also reviewed the possibilities of economic and trade co-operation and ways to boost intra-regional trade.
The BCCI stressed the importance of following up on Bahrain's trade delegation's visit to the US last year, especially with regard to joint ventures that have been discussed.-TradeArabia News Service