Many people assume that by engaging in general trade in Bahrain, they can sell any type of product. However, it is important to note that general trade has certain limitations. According to the regulations, general trade does not include the wholesale or retail of heavy machinery, vehicles, weapons, alcoholic drinks, pesticides, precious metals/jewelry, electronic nicotine products for individuals under 18 years old, or any other activities that require approval from official authorities.
Moreover, within the category of general trade, there are three subcategories:
- General Trade - including the sale/trade of food and beverages.
- General Trade - including the sale/trade of tobacco products.
- General Trade - including the sale/trade of food, beverages, and tobacco products.