Voice of the Private Sector
- GCCI is recognised by Government as representing the interests
of the Private Sector and is continually interacting with
Government on matters of concern to the private sector through
representation on various boards and committees.
Annual Pre-Budget Consultations
- Consultations with the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs
on economic issues particularly fiscal measures, prior to
formulation of the national budget.
Training - Conduct courses for small business operators, in
collaboration with specialised agencies where possible.
Industrial/Labour Relations - Assistance with labour
relations problems, representation of members at tripartite
negotiations with trade unions, preparation of personnel policy
for members, current information on labour issues, a booklet on Employment
Promoting Gambian Businesses - Assisting in the marketing
efforts of Gambian Businesses through dissemination of information
on and support in trade fairs, publication of a monthly business
paper, six monthly business bulletin, and general networking of
local and outside businesses.
Advocacy on Economic Issues - Assisting the private sector
by influencing Government to lower tax and utility rates, promote
business friendly policies and by making recommendations to
government on major economic issues.
Communications - Keeping members informed through business
news, press releases, annual dinners, workshops and seminars.
Sectoral Groups Interaction - Sector groups offer the
opportunity for members to communicate and interact with fellow
members in similar industries. Discussing to find solutions to
their common business problems. GCCI has a number of standing
committees including: Trade & Economic Affairs, Industry &
Labour, Tourism, Fisheries, Agriculture & Agro Industries,
Construction, Transport & Communications, Finance, Insurance
& Banking, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, Manufacturing,
Professional Organisations & Consultancies, Governmental
Seminars - Informative seminars held occasionally (in
collaboration with other institutions) to address special economic
issues of interest to the private sector in general and members in
- Hosting periodic working dinners with top officials (Government
& Non-Government) with the purpose of improving working
relations informally putting forward membersí interests.
- Assistance to members through co-hosting trade missions from the
Sub-Region and aboard.
Special Discount Schemes
- Saves money for members on a special discount package. All GCCI
card carrying members enjoy special discounts when doing business
Overseas Enquiries - Receives daily business enquiries from
overseas about possible joint ventures, distributorship, agency
and other forms of commercial partnership with Gambian businesses.
- Membership is open to all registered business entities.
Full Members D5,000
plus D250 (registration fee) - D5,250
Associate Member* D2,000 plus D250 (registration fee) - D2,250
Fill the attached
or Word) and return it along with your subscription and
registration fee to:-
The Chief Executive
Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry
55 Kairaba Avenue
P. O. Box 3382
Tel: (220) 378929
Fax: (220) 378936/229671
*Unlike a Full
Member, an Associate Member does not have a voting right, cannot
be elected to the Board and cannot represent GCCI at any forum in