Economy

International Trade Over Recent Years

The Gambia's volume of importation has been hovering around an average of GMD7,628,573,000 between 2005 and 2010 and has since been increasing.

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  • Author: Lamin L. Dibba, Principal Statistician
  • Published: September 28, 2017 2:51 pm

GDP growth has been inconsistent over the years. What is the explanation?

These fluctuations have been driven by the main sectors of agriculture, industry and services. Agriculture sector has experience a negative growth rate for three years in a row between 2005 and 2007. In 2008, the sector improved and grew at a rate of 26.0% but immediately contracted over the following three years, registering a negative growth rate of -24.2%.

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  • Author: Lamin L. Dibba, Principal Statistician
  • Published: October 2, 2017 4:37 pm

Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Year-on-year overall index has by 8.4% from June 2016 to June 2017 with a corresponding Food and Non Alcoholic Beverages increased by 9.0%.

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  • Author: Lamin L. Dibba, Principal Statistician
  • Published: October 2, 2017 4:52 pm

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