Contact Address Details:
Gambia Chamber of Commerce
Bertil Harding Highway
P.O. Box 3382
West Coast Region
Tel no: +220 446 1450
776 3856 (membership)
8:00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.
8.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.
was was founded in 1967 as a result of the merger between the Gambia
Employer's Organisation and the Bathurst Chamber.
It is a voluntary,
not-for-profit, private sector organisation whose membership is made
up of companies from all
sectors of the Gambian business community
i.e. Trade & Commerce, Agriculture, Industry, Tourism, Transport, Telecoms services, Finance & Banking.
the organisation's predecessor was made up of 7 members drawn from Colonial
businesses but has since seen an expansion in current membership of
over 100 times to 700 in 2008.
Functions & Objectives:
purpose of the GCCI is the delivery of vital business services to its
members and the private sector in general. It also acts as a lobby to
influence business policy in order to establish and environment that
is favourable to business activity.
Re-Organisation & Vision:
the end of 2005 the GCCI has restructured its office, created a fresh
corporate image and put in place strategic priority aims based on the following mission
"To be the true representative of the business community,
providing service excellence to the members and contributing to
• Information & Documentation Centre
The GCCI has a compilation of company directories and trade journals.
• AGOA Resource Centre -
The employer's organisation can provide you with a CD on the latest
information on AGOA
• SIGOA-TOPS -
Gambian companies can be part of an ECOWAS business database whereby
other companies in the sub-region can easily identify companies within
the same field of activity.
• Membership List -
They can provide you with a list of companies in certain
All GCCI members have direct access to the full resources of the
business information centre
• Initiate business contacts;
• Match making of foreign businesses with
• Serve as a conduit for business
• Training programmes and services for the
• Organize and coordinate trade fairs;
• Advisory services on industrial
• Promote and protect the private sector
• Translation services: English-French &