The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) reports that in 2001 the purchasing power parity of The Gambia's exports was $139.2 million while imports totaled $200.3 million resulting in a trade deficit of $61.1 million.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) reports that in 1997 The Gambia had exports of goods totaling $120 million and imports totaling $207 million. The services credit totaled $109 million and debit $75 million. The following table summarizes The Gambia's balance of payments as reported by the IMF for 1997 in millions of US dollars.
|Balance on goods||-87|
|Balance on services||35|
|Balance on income||-8|
|Direct investment abroad||…|
|Direct investment in The Gambia||12|
|Portfolio investment assets||…|
|Portfolio investment liabilities||…|
|Other investment assets||10|
|Other investment liabilities||17|
|Net Errors and Omissions||-14|
|Reserves and Related Items||-7|