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Gambia Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Contact Address:
Gambia Chamber of Commerce
GCCI Banjul area HQ
Kerr Jula
Bertil Harding Highway
Bijilo, Ksmd, Kmc
P.O. Box 3382 Serrekunda
The Gambia
West Africa

Tel no: 446 3452
            446 1450
Fax: -

Email: ceo@gcci.gm

Twitter: @presidentgcci
@gambiachamber   @ceogcci

Information:
The GCCI 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.

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 statement:

"To be the true representative of the business community, providing service excellence to the members and contributing to sustainable development".

Services:
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 sectors.

All GCCI members have direct access to the full resources of the business information centre

Secretarial;

Initiate business contacts;

Match making of foreign businesses with local counterparts;

Serve as a conduit for business consultancies;

Training programmes and services for the business community;

Organize and coordinate trade fairs;

Advisory services on industrial relations;
Promote and protect the private sector vis--vis Government;

Translation services: English-French & vice versa;

internships.

Opening hours:
Mondays - Thursdays
8:00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.

Fridays
8.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
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