Stable Business Environment and Government Commitment
The Gambia has strong underlying fundamentals.
Stable Country & Committed Government
The Gambia is one of the safest and most peaceful countries in Africa with a high degree of political stability. In the most recent Global Peace Index, it finished #5 in Sub-Saharan Africa out of 44 countries. Source
The Government is also highly committed to growth of the Light Manufacturing sector and increasing exports from the country.
Liberal Market-Based Economy
The Gambia has a stable, market-oriented economy with a disciplined approach to fiscal and monetary issues. It also has a steady regulatory regime with flexible interest rates. The Gambia ranked 41 out of 138 for Labour Market Efficiency in the 2016-2017 Global Competitiveness Index by the World Economic Forum. Source
Direct Market Access to West Africa
Driven by its geographical proximity to West African countries, The Gambia offers an excellent opportunity for investors to tap into a growing market with over 300m+ potential consumers. The Gambia also provides a port with access to shipping from the Atlantic ocean and a variety of preferential trade partners.
The Gambia has strong underlying fundamentals
FDI inflows since 2000
Source: GIEPA, Vision of Humanity, World Bank, UNCTAD,