International Track 200

Established in 1999 by Jack Bardakjian, 44, Gapuma trades commodities such as chemicals, fertilisers and ferrous metals. It also provides warehousing and manages logistics. Its main export markets are Africa – where it has offices in Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria and Uganda – and the Caribbean. The London-based company has recently expanded into pharmaceuticals and polymers and opened a procurement office in China in order to bolster trade in the region. International sales reached £51.5m in 2013.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank185
CompanyGapuma
ActivityCommodities trader
LocationNorthwest London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa21.47%
International sales £000s51,537
Total sales £000s52,141
Staff34
Founded1999
Websitewww.gapuma.com

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