"Under my ministry we have four strategic pillars; Trade and Investment, Industrialisation, Employment and Regional Integration. These important pillars are the key economic drivers to deliver strategic outcomes for our GDP regardless from which sector you looked at it." ~ Honorable Lamin Jobe, Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment during the Gambia Mauritania Business to Business Meeting at the Atlantic Hotel Banjul.


On Wednesday the 26th of February, 2020, Enterprise Private Sector Development Project (EPSDP) under the Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment (MOTIE) handed over IT materials to the Department of Labour to support the currently established unit for Job Consulting.

The handing over was done by Huruna Jassey – Assistant Accountant on behalf of the Ministry and EPSD project. Among the IT materials includes Laptops, Desktops, Projectors, Cartridges, stapling machines, Giant Staplers and so on


The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment (MoTIE) on Thursday 20th February, 2020 convened a one -day meeting on the review of the 2016 moratorium and recommendations for the implementation of 2020 moratorium. The one day consultative review meeting was held at the ministry conference room in Banjul.


Trade Fair Gambia International (TFGI2020) rescheduled to the 4th - 22nd April 2020. For more information, visit


SheTrades, the project that aims to increase Gambian women entrepreneurs’ participation in trade by facilitating the development of a supportive business ecosystem, improving their competitiveness and strengthening their market linkages in strategic and potential productive sectors has recently organized a two-day policy dialogue on increasing women’s participation in public procurement in the Gambia. The event was held on the 20 to 21st January 2020.