BLGCC President Mr. Thomas De Beule held various meetings with Diplomatic Missions and Development Agencies while in The Gambia and Senegal during his visit in January 2020.
This included an invitation for a meeting by the Head of Cooperation of the European Union Delegation to The Gambia, a courtesy call to the Honorable Consul of Belgium to The Gambia, a meeting with the Intervention Manager of ENABEL in The Gambia, a lunch meeting with the Trade Commissioner of the Embassy of Belgium in Dakar, Senegal and more.
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On Sunday 17th of November 2019 the Belgium Luxembourg Gambia Chamber of Commerce – BLGCC co-organized a seminar on “Doing Business with Gambia, Ghana and Belgium” in Beijing, China with a focus on Belgium as a gateway to Europe and Africa within the “one belt, one road ” initiative.
With speakers of the Embassy of The Gambia, Gambia Tourism Board, Wallonia Export-Investment Agency, BLGCC, the Gambia-China Business Council, the Belgium Ghana Business Council – BGBC and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Beijing Sub-Council.
The seminar was held during the Royal Belgian Economic Mission to China headed by HRH Princess Astrid from the 16th until the 22nd of November (largest ever, +630 participants) which one of our members A-Law International Law Firm participated in, A-Law has built a strong clients portfolio, foundation and reputation in creating a bridge of knowledge and business between Belgium/ Africa and China.
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The Belgium-Luxembourg-Gambia Chamber of Commerce (BLGCC) is glad to inform its members and partners that The Ministry of Tourism, The Gambia has taken the step to make the country a visa free zone for all chartered and scheduled flights for certain countries.
Statement of The Gambia Tourism Board:
“The Gambia Tourism Board has the honour to inform everyone that in line with the new visa free policy adopted by the Ministry of Tourism, The Gambia is now a visa free zone for all chartered and scheduled flights.
The Gambia Tourism Board further wishes to inform that the new visa free policy applies to citizens from the following countries:
* All Commonwealth countries
* All European Union countries
* All African countries, and
* Baltic states ”
FACTS GAMBIA TOURISM SECTOR:
- 20 % contribution to GDP
- Largest source of foreign exchange earnings
- The Gambia offers several incentives for investments in the tourism sector such as for investments above the threshold of $250,000, incentives include a 10-year tax holiday.
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The Belgium Luxembourg Gambia Chamber of Commerce – BLGCC welcomes 3 new members into its network:
DEME Group, international Belgian dredging company with vast activities in Africa. In December 2018 DEME executed a dredging project in the Port of Banjul.
Picture: Area Director Africa, DEME Group during the Chamber seminar on “Doing Business with Gambia and Senegal” in Antwerp, Belgium.
Havrico Insurance, active in the maritime insurance industry with a focus on commodities. They currently already have a large portfolio of clients in The Gambia.
Picture: company visit by our President Mr. Thomas De Beule at Havrico Insurance offices in Antwerp, Belgium.
APPRO-TECHNO, Belgian manufacturer of compressed earth-block machinery with a large market in West-Africa. They already have a presence in neighbouring Senegal and are looking to enter the Gambian market.
Picture: our President Mr. Thomas De Beule together with the CEO of APPRO-TECHNO during the Chamber seminar on “Doing Business with Gambia and Senegal” in Antwerp, Belgium.
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From the 23rd until the 25th of July MDI and MOHERST in partnership with GIEPA, GCCI an Sahel Invest will be hosting the 1st National CEO Conference in The Gambia under the theme:
Connecting and creating for national development.
The Belgium Luxembourg Gambia Chamber of Commerce – BLGCC will be represented by our Vice-President Mr. Abdoulie Touray.
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On the 5th of July the French Embassy in Dakar, Senegal (who covers The Gambia) hosted Gambian officials and private sectors key figures at the first edition of the France-Gambia Business Forum.
Amongst the invited officials was Mr. Abdoulie M. Touray, Vice-President of the Belgium Luxembourg Gambia Chamber of Commerce – BLGCC / Chairman of the Gambia Toursim Board.
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Group picture with the Ambassador of France in Dakar, Senegal.
On Wednesday 13th of June 2019 the Belgium Luxembourg Gambia Chamber of Commerce – BLGCC signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Global Properties (Gambia) Limited at our offices in Antwerp, Belgium during the seminar “doing business with Gambia and Senegal” on the area of real estate development, investment facilitation and representation.
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European Union Economic Partnership Agreement with West Africa (EPA) key benefits for European and West-African businesses:
• Improved opportunities for trade in goods
• Increase West African exports to the EU
• Enhanced aid for trade
• Assist West Africa to integrate better into the global trading system and will support investment and economic growth in the region.
• Support to regional integration
• Stimulate investment and contribute to developing productive capacity, with a positive effect on employment.
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