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Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration & Employment

Contact Address:

Trade, Regional Integration
& Employment

MOTIE Banjul capital office
Independence Drive
The Gambia, West Africa

Tel no: 4228392 / 4228868
              4227827 / 4229224
              4227578 / 4201113
              4226405 (73 OAU Boulevard)
Fax:     4227756


Background Information:
The Banjul based Ministry of Trade & Employment (MOTIE) is divided into the Labour Department, Indigenous Business Advisory Services (IBAS), Standards and Consumer Protection Bureau (SCPB) in The Gambia.

MOTIE is responsible for establishing the appropriate setting for private sector development, improved economic growth, trade promotion, and a reduction in poverty. This responsibility is implemented by the creation and application of trade policy and programmes for the growth of trade and execution of policies that will promote commercial production to expand export trade, and the preparation of employment policies, programmes and strategies for the private sector in Gambia.

Organisational Structure:

 Permanent Secretary

 Deputy Permanent Secretary for Admin and Finance

 Deputy Permanent Secretary for Technical

 Principal Assistant Secretary

Mission Statement:
"Facilitate trade and promote labour-intensive employment initiatives by leveraging our resources and forging strong partnerships with the private sector for the transformation of The Gambia into a trading, export-oriented nation, thriving on free market policies and well-integrated into the multilateral trading system."

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