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Founded in 1967, the GCCI is a non profit member driven organization that facilitates business development, promotes trade, and advances the interests of Gambia business nationally and regionally (or internationally). GCCI provides business development and trade enquiry service to companies with trade and investment interests in Gambia. It also provides opportunities for business people to be informed by and be exposed to the ideas of successful leaders. It is recognised as an authoritative voice for Gambian investment by the Government of the Gambia and regional and international bodies. We hold trade fairs, events to enable networking and showcasing opportunities. Our members can broadcast their business doings and access one another through our monthly newsletters, member information bulletins, online business directory and Quarterly E-magazine. The GCCI currently has over 700 member companies and is a member of the Federation of West African Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FEWACCI), the Federation of West African Employers Association (FWAEA/FOPAO) and Pan-African Chambers of Commerce and Industry (PACCI). 

Organisational Structure (or Governance)


The governance structure of GCCI consists of the general Membership which elects a Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting for a period of three years. The Board appoints the Chief Executive.

Resource Centre and Business Incubation Centre

A user-friendly resource centre supported by ICT provides specialized business information services to members ranging from information searches to video conferencing. It receives business enquires from overseas about possible joint ventures, distributorship, agency and other forms of commercial partnership with Gambian businesses. The Incubation Centre will host and train start-up businesses in the MSME sector, providing shared business facilities, equipments and Business Development Services (BDS).

Certificate of Origin

Facilitate the export of goods originating from The Gambia through the sale, stamping and endorsing of the Certificate of Origin.


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