Middle East: Bahrain

Websites:

Bahrain Free Trade Agreement
Information from the U.S. Trade Representative on the free trade agreement includes text of the agreement and Bahrain tariff schedules.

Central Bank of Bahrain
The website of the Central Bank of Bahrain with a list of financial institutions, rules and regulations, money and banking statistics, annual report and quarterly bulletin.

Countries at the Crossroads: Bahrain
A current report on human rights and freedom ratings from Freedom House.

A Country Study: Bahrain
Published in 1994, this extensive country profile from the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress has good historical information.

Country Analysis Brief: Bahrain
Energy production and consumption information from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Doing Business in Bahrain
Ease of doing business ratings from the World Bank's Doing Business Project.

Election Guide: Bahrain
Current election information from the Consortium for Elections and Political Process Strengthening.

Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain
Country information, including latest news and extensive links to Bahrain websites.

Freedom House: Bahrain
Human Rights in Bahrain  (Human Rights Watch)
Human Rights in Kingdom of Bahrain  (Amnesty International)
United Nations Human Rights: Bahrain  (Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights)
Current news and reports.

GlobalEDGE: Bahrain
A database of the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.  The site provides statistics, economic and political overviews and guides for doing business in the country.

International Crisis Group: Bahrain
News and reports on conflict in Bahrain.

Kingdom of Bahrain and the IMF
Financial reports and news.

Kingdom of Bahrain and the WTO
Trade statistics, tariff data, and dispute cases.

Kingdom of Bahrain Central Informatics Organisation: Statistics
Demographic, social and economic statistics from the Bahrain government's Directorate of Statistics.

UNData: Bahrain
Economic, social and environmental statistics.

World Bank Data: Bahrain
Economic, social and environmental statistics.

World Factbook: Bahrain
Country profile published by the CIA.  Updated annually.