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Export Bahrain recently welcomed HE Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), during her official visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain. This visit underscores Bahrain’s commitment to expanding its trade horizons and fostering stronger ties in the global market.

Discussions during the visit revolved around key areas such as exploring export opportunities, supporting businesses, and enhancing collaborative efforts for global market access. Export Bahrain provided HE Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala with insights into the diverse export opportunities emerging from Bahrain, focusing on sectors and industries poised for international growth. These discussions effectively highlighted Bahrain’s potential as a vibrant hub for global trade.

Export Bahrain emphasized its pivotal role in supporting businesses to access global markets, showcasing the wide range of initiatives and resources available to facilitate their entry into the global marketplace. The organization’s comprehensive support system aims to create an enabling environment for businesses, empowering them to thrive internationally.

The meeting further underscored the importance of collaborative efforts between Export Bahrain and the World Trade Organization in promoting fair and inclusive trade practices. Both parties expressed their shared commitment to nurturing an environment conducive to business growth, particularly for small and medium-sized enterprises, enabling them to excel globally.

Ms. Safa Sharif Abdulkhaliq, Chief Executive of Export Bahrain, expressed her honor in welcoming HE Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to Bahrain. She highlighted the significance of the visit in solidifying Bahrain’s dedication to fostering global trade and creating a conducive business environment. Export Bahrain remains steadfast in its mission to support businesses in accessing global markets, proud to collaborate with the World Trade Organization in promoting fair and inclusive trade practices. Together, they aim to empower businesses, particularly SMEs, and drive international economic growth.