Gambia

The Republic of The Gambia, commonly known as The Gambia, or Gambia is the smallest country on mainland Africa, bordered to the north, east, and south by Senegal, with a small coast on the Atlantic Ocean in the west.
BASIC INDICATORS
CapitalBanjul
Population1.79 million
Official LanguageEnglish
National LanguageMandinka, Wolof, Fula
Area 11,295 sq km (4,361 sq miles)
(source: BBC.co.uk)

ECONOMIC INDICATORS
Monetary Unit1 dalasi = 100 butut
GDP Total (PPP)$3.406 billion (2010)
Per capita $1,900 (2010)
GDP (Official Exchange Rate) $1.04 billion (2009)
GDP Growth (Annual %) 5% (2010)
(source: CIA.gov)

TRADE POLICY
WTO accession Date23 October 1996
Trade Policy review Dates14, 16 September 2010
Contribution to WTO budget0.015% (2010)
Services sectors with GATS commitments111
(WTO.org)

TRADE STATISTICS
Exports of goods and services16%
Main Export CommoditiesDiamonds, rutile, cocoa, coffee, fish
Imports of goods and services29%
Import CommoditiesFoodstuff, machinery and equipment, fuels and lubricants, chemicals.
(2008) (World Development Indicators Database 2010)

WORLD DOING BUSINESS RANKING
2010 2009 Change
Starting a business-
Closing a business-
Dealing with construction permits-
-
Registering property-
Getting credit-
Protecting investors-
Paying taxes-
Trading across borders-
Enforcing contracts-
(Source: The World Bank Group)