Chamber of Commerce
GCCI Banjul area HQ
Bertil Harding Highway
Bijilo, Ksmd, Kmc
P.O. Box 3382 Serrekunda
Tel no: 446 3452
was was founded in 1967 as a result of the merger between
the Gambia Employer's Organisation and the Bathurst
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.
Before independence 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:
The main 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:
Since 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 sustainable development".
• Information & Documentation
The GCCI has a compilation of company directories and
• AGOA Resource Centre -
The employer's organisation can provide you with a CD
on the latest information on AGOA
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;
making of foreign businesses with local counterparts;
• Serve as a conduit for business consultancies;
• Training programmes and services for the business
• Organize and coordinate trade
• Advisory services on industrial relations;
• Promote and protect the private sector vis-à-vis Government;
• Translation services: English-French & vice
Mondays - Thursdays
8:00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.
8.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.