BIW Overview


Where Industry Begins

The US$1.3 billion Bahrain Investment Wharf (BIW) is the only privately-owned and managed industrial park in the Kingdom. Covering an area of 1.7 million square meters in the newly developed Al Hidd Industrial Development Zone, this pioneering project is a mixed-use industrial, business, logistics, commercial and residential development estate. BIW created a visionary partnership with the Ministry of Industry, Commerce & Tourism through which it aligned its objectives with Government of Bahrain’s vision to diversify the national economy and to promote the industrial sector.

BIW offers investors 163 pre-serviced plots of industrial, logistic, commercial & residential estates, supported by state-of-the-art infrastructure and world class services. Bahrain Investment Wharf has developed business communities related to these specialist zones and has accordingly encouraged the expansion of Bahrain’s light and medium manufacturing industry.

Hard data

Numbers that speak for themselves

Billion Investment
Million Infrastructural Investment
Million in FDIs


BIW is iconic of industrial development, of growth and collective prosperity. At a grassroots level, there are a number of reasons why BIW makes business sense:

  • Strategic location with close proximity to major transportatioVn routes (Bahrain International Airport, Shaikh Khalifa Bin Salman port, and King Fahad Causeway towards Saudi Arabia).
  • Easy Industrial and Commercial Access (Sitra industrial area, central business districts in Manama and Seef).
  • State of the art infrastructure.
  • Business ready – BIW’s services and facilities include leasable commercial spaces with conference facilities, on site labour accommodations, complete network of utilities, and the infrastructural requirements to facilitate the launch of business operations from the get go.

Connectivity at its Best

The Kingdom of Bahrain offers a unique lifestyle that bends cosmopolitan flair with a family-friendly lifestyle. Having long been the meeting point for traders between the East and West, Bahrain is well known for being a business hub that is centrally located within the GCC and provides excellent links to the rest of the Middle East by road, sea, and air.

The Kingdom is backed by a forward-thinking government that values solid policies and reforms that empower businesses and industries in their development.

Bahrain blends business and hospitality, structure and culture, and a cosmopolitan and modern lifestyle, providing businesses and individuals and families with an ideal destination for growth and development.

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Free Trade with the USA

The Kingdom of Bahrain and the United States of America signed a mutual trade agreement, which is currently worth almost one billion US Dollars per year. The FTA along with the infrastructure provided within the Bahrain Investment Wharf establish new export opportunities for US industries in Bahrain and the rest of the Gulf region. The Free Trade Agreement eliminates tariffs on consumer and industrial goods traded between Bahrain and the USA, which will attract local industries and foreign investors that are targeting the US market. According to the agreement, financial, industrial, services, and agriculture products are 96% duty exempt, while tax-free advantages are to be granted to textile and garments exports.