This chapter includes the following articles.
The country’s national plan, Bahrain Economic Vision 2030, aims to enhance private sector growth and continue government investment in infrastructure, affordable housing and human resources. The kingdom maintains a developed industrial sector and hosts the world’s largest single-site aluminium smelter, Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), with downstream businesses creating products for export. Other industries in Bahrain include downstream oil and gas products, as well as a growing food industry, serving both the Saudi market and the global economy. This chapter contains a viewpoint from King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.