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How we made it in Africa speaks to Gilbert Gomis, country manager of DHL Express in The Gambia, about the country’s economic prospects and business opportunities.
Describe your outlook for The Gambia’s economy over the coming five years.
The outlook for The Gambia’s economy is optimistic, with a recovery in agriculture and gains in tourism expected to support GDP growth. Real GDP is anticipated to grow by an average of about 5% from 2017 to 2021. With a new government in power since January 2017, improvements are expected in human rights and the rule of law. This has resulted in pledges of support from the international community and assistance has started coming in. Investors have also started to exploit opportunities.