Economic Growth
Economic Growth

Economic Growth

Pillar Statement

To be committed to providing unwavering support by capitalizing on our strengths to build a solid foundation for the economy and its continuous growth

Pillar Objectives

  • Capture net impact i.e., the overall contribution of NBB to society and Bahrain's Economic Vision 2030
  • Gain strategic advantage, preference, and recognition as the impact-maximising banking partner of choice
  • Drive growth, via focus on increasing financing and investments in high growth and high positive impact sectors
  • Achieve solid financial performance, on an ongoing basis

Select Key Achievements


  • NBB Group won the Continuity & Resilience Team Award by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Middle East Awards 2022.
  • NBB Awarded Best-in-Class Straight Through Processing (STP) Rates from Citi Bank
  • NBB Signs onto the United Nations Global Compact, The World’s Largest Corporate Sustainability Initiative
  • NBB recognized by the Euromoney Middle East Awards for Excellence 2022 as:
    • Middle East’s Best Bank for Corporate Responsibility
    • Best Bank for CSR in Bahrain
    • Best Bank for ESG in Bahrain
    • Best Bank for SME Banking in Bahrain


  • NBB awarded “Best Retail Bank in Bahrain 2023” and “Best App for Customer Experience in MENA 2023” at the MENA Banking Excellence Awards, organized by Middle East Economic Digest (MEED) 
  • NBB awarded “Best ESG Integration” in Bahrain in the Arab Federation of Capital Markets Awards Ceremony 2023 in collaboration with the Global Economics 
  • NBB awarded “Best-in-Class STP Rates” from J.P. Morgan
  • NBB awarded “Best Bank in Bahrain” at the Euromoney Middle East Awards for Excellence 2023
  • NBB signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Saudi Export-Import Bank, this agreement will help facilitate trade flows between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and other countries as well as offering competitive financing rates to Bahraini companies importing goods from Saudi Arabia