The Gambia has a highly stable liberal, market-based economy. The country benefits from unrivaled access to a large and growing market. It is one of the countries in Africa that are strategically located close to the West and Europe.
The Gambia offers opportunities for investment in agriculture, real estate, aquaculture, fishing, energy, tourism, aerospace, maritime, services, Information Technology and mining among others.
GIEPA is the national agency established by an Act of Parliament in July 2010 responsible for the promotion and facilitation of private sector investments into The Gambia.
This Act provides for investment incentives for investors in The Gambia and the establishment of The Gambia Investment Promotion and Free Zones Agency.
Investment climate in Gambia has been summarized to include the following;