Chamber & GFSB respond to 2018 budget

The Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce and the Gibraltar Federation of Small Businesses both welcome the Government’s confidence in the current state of the economy, but are disappointed that many of the increases announced in this year’s budget are significantly higher than the current rate of inflation of 2 ½ per cent.  With the continued uncertainty of what Brexit might bring, coupled with continued competition from unregulated businesses from across the border, it seems unreasonable for local businesses to be forced to bear a disproportionate share of these cost increases. When social...

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Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce Annual Report & Accounts 2017

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Gibraltar Chamber joins COBCOE network

The Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce has been welcomed as a member of the Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe (COBCOE). With around 35 British Chambers of Commerce member organisations around Europe, COBCOE provides a unique and powerful international network of more than 7,000 businesses, ranging from major multinationals to small and medium sized enterprises. Discussions between the Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce and COBCOE have been ongoing for several months and following the UK’s decision to leave the European Union in 2019, the board of the Gibraltar Chamber took the...

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2016 ANNUAL REPORT & ACCOUNTS

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Chamber responds to 2016 Budget measures

Given the outcome of the recent EU referendum the Chamber of Commerce agrees with the government on the need for caution with regards to future spending plans. The Chamber welcomes the fact that no material increase in business costs were announced in the budget.  Ahead of the budget the Chamber board had lobbied the government strongly not to increase social insurance costs. Further to this the Chamber would like to work with the government to review and overhaul the social insurance system as and when the government has received the relevant legal advice. The Chamber also commends the...

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Presentation of Gibraltar

Key facts and figures about Gibraltar. General information on economy, employment, location, tourism, transportation, finance sector and the future of Gibraltar. Origins of Gibraltar, Anglo-Spanish approach to Gibraltar – a historical primer. Key facts and figures about Gibraltar. GDP, employment, recent economic history. ...

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