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He said subsidises were not a real loss to the economy and were just a redistribution of the country's wealth.
Subsidises are good for Bahrain's image and they help to control inflation and increase the country's competitiveness, said Dr Al Husain.
However, he said there was a misuse of subsidises and this needed to be investigated.
"Some of Bahrain's most needy are expats and subsidises help to attract investors," Dr Al Husain told the GDN.
He said before any plans were implemented an impartial study was needed to look at the misuse of subsidises, the extent of the problem and to make proposals.