The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of The Gambia has been identified among the fastest growers and ranked fourth after Macau, Mongolia and Libya, and not among the shrinkers.
This was revealed in the publication of The Economist 5th January 2013, Economic and Financial Indicator of the world in 2013.
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