Trade Monitoring

Information on Gambia

BASIC INFORMATION

Name REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA
Governance DEMOCRACY
Capital CITY BANJUL
Population 2.04 million
Official language (s) ENGLISH
Human Development Index 0.452
Time Zone CVT (UTC-1)) (GMT-1)

 

Main Port PORT OF BANJUL
Income Group LOW INCOME
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (%) 29.69
YOUTH UNEMPLOYEMENT RATE (%) 43.9

 

 

NATIONAL MINISTRY RESPONSIBLE FOR TRADE

Name of Ministry
Address
CONTACT (TEL, FAX, E-MAIL)
WEBSITE

 

 

NATIONAL TRADE PROFILE

UNIT CURRENCY GAMBIAN DALASI (GMD)
EASE OF DOING BUSINESS RANKING (With link) 146
MAIN IMPORT COMMODITY (%) MINERAL FUELS, OILS (17%); CEREALS (12%)
MAIN EXPORT COMMODITY (%) OIL SEED, FRUITS (11%); CEREAL, MILK (10%)
MAIN EXPORT PARTNERS (%) AFRICA (80%); ASIA (16%)
MAIN IMPORT PARTNERS (%) EUROPE (34%); ASIA (27%)
SHARE OF INTRA REGIONAL TRADE (%) 0.9
SHARE OF GLOBAL TRADE (%)
GDP GROWTH (ANNUAL %) 5.1
GDP PER CAPITA 532 USD
SYSTEM OF TRADE GENERAL TRADE SYSTEM
CORPORATE TAX RATE (%) 31.00
LENDING CATEGORY IDA
PERSONAL INCOME TAX RATE (%) 30.00
INFLATION (%) 7.44
Balance of trade 117 Million GMD
Current account -1632 Million GMD
Interest rate (%) 15.00

 

 

RELEVANT NATIONAL TRADE AND RELATED LINKS

National Trade Website
Customs
Statistics
Central Bank
Immigration