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

 

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