By Aminata Sanneh Colonialism is responsible for the negative attitude of Gambians towards local products says Dr Lamin Sidibeh a psychologist. Can b trace back to the colonial era. According to Dr Sidibeh people were given the impression that “made in England” products are superior to local ones during the colonial era. The British were… Continue reading Gambian consumers prefer foreign products to local ones
By Aminata Sanneh This hinders the growth of local manufacturing industries in the Gambia The heavy tax on local manufacturing companies in The Gambia is hampering the development of local industries says Saja Sambou Human Resource, Public Affairs and Communication Manager of Gambega company limited. According to Mr Sambou manufacturers in the country are face… Continue reading Manufactures decry heavy taxes levied by government
By Momodou S Jallow Gamjuice General Manager Isaac Thomas Unveils New Products at a Tradefair The production Manager of GamJuice Company has identified packaging and customer’s attitude amongst other things as factors impeding local goods from competing with foreign products. Michael Jabang made the comments at the just ended Gambia Chambers of Commerce and Investment’s… Continue reading Gambian Products Lacks Proper Packaging Standards to Compete with Foreign Products
Manufacturing sector under-exploited By Sanna Camara A trade fair meant to showcase products ‘made-in-The Gambia’ has ended up exhibiting more foreign products than those made locally. Over twenty out of the 200 stalls erected at the trade fair held in December 2011 were occupied by businesses from the sub region. They include Mali, Senegal,… Continue reading More foreign products at Gambian trade fair
A trade fair held at the Independence Stadium in December 2011 and meant to showcase products ‘made-in-The Gambia’ has ended up exhibiting more foreign products than those made locally. Over twenty out of the 200 stalls erected at the trade fair were occupied by businesses from the sub region. They include Mali, Senegal, Burkina Faso… Continue reading More foreign products at Gambian trade fair
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