Press Releases

  1. Public Sercice Announcement: -Illicit Issuance of Import Permit Declaration (IPD)
    1st February 2019 | Size: 809 KB | File Type: pdf
  2. Joint Press Statement: The Ministry of Commerce & Industry And The Ministry of Helath & Social Welfare
    1st February 2019 | Size: 254 KB | File Type: pdf
  3. Small Business Pro-Poor Development Fund (SBPDF)
    23rd January 2019 | Size: 168 KB | File Type: pdf
  4. MEDIA ADVISORY-The SBA Annual MSME Conference of 2017 Launches during SME Week
    22nd November 2017 | Size: 310 KB | File Type: pdf
  5. Media Advisory - Liberia as host of the 8th West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) Trade Minissters' Forum
    27th October 2016 | Size: 219 KB | File Type: pdf
  6. MoCI.MediaAdvisory.MSMEConference2015.11122015
    16th November 2015 | Size: 443 KB | File Type: pdf
  7. Commerce Today Monthly Critical Commodities Bulletin, August 26 - September 26, 2015
    2nd September 2015 | Size: 248 KB | File Type: pdf
(L-R) Madam Njie and Prof. Tarpeh exchange documents after signing
Wednesday, 11th September 2019
Press Release: Tuesday; September 10, 2019: A two-year Technical Cooperation Program (TCP), intended to strengthen National Food Control System   by ensuring safety of food   and trade improvement in Liberia has been officially signed between the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Read

Members of the team and their Liberian counterparts pose for photo
Tuesday, 3rd September 2019
Tuesday: September 3, 2019: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry and a delegation from the Confederation General of Companies of Cote d’Ivoire (CGECI) have begun discussions intended to build links amongst Ivorian private businesses and their Liberian counterparts. Read

LMU boss Artus(second from left, shakes hand with DMC Wisner)
Friday, 30th August 2019
THURSDAY: AUGUST 29, 2019: The President of the Liberia Movie Union, Frank Artus, has called on the Liberian Government, through the Ministry of Commerce and Industry to ensure maximum protection   for Intellectual Property Rights of local and international musicians and artists. Read

Deputy Min. Wisner displays two bottles of products
Monday, 26th August 2019
Saturday, August 24, 2019: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry discovered and subsequently quarantined an illegal business that has been operating at a local privately owned residence along the Samuel Kanyan Doe Boulevard in Paynesville. Read

Asst. Min. Kuiah (first from left) listens attentively
Friday, 23rd August 2019
Thursday: August 22, 2019: The Assistant Minister for Administration at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Read

Participants pose for photo
Friday, 16th August 2019
The Environmental Protection Agency, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), recently conducted a Cross-Cutting Capacity Development (CCCD) Technical Training Session in Buchana City, Grand Bassa County. Read

Deputy Commerce Minister; Hon. Bangura
Wednesday, 14th August 2019
The Deputy Minister For Administration at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Wilfred N. Read

Flag of the Republic of Liberia
Tuesday, 13th August 2019
Press Releases: Monday: August 12, 2019: The Liberian government stands to reap $40 Million United States Dollars in benefits from several international   institutions upon the ratification of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). Read

Assistant Minister for Industry, Morris Siryon (African cloth) flanked by participants
Tuesday, 6th August 2019
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has concluded a three-day Industrial Policy Review Workshop in the Country. Read

H.E. Dr. George M. Weah, President of Liberia
Friday, 26th July 2019
Liberia, a nation established in 1847 by free slaves escaping oppression in the United States is this year (July 26, 2019) observing 172 years of national sovereignty. Read

Jubilant honorees pose for press
Wednesday, 24th July 2019
Monday, July 22, 2019: The Minister of Commerce and Industry, Wilson K. Read

Prof. Tarpeh and Mr. Addy pose for the Press
Friday, 12th July 2019
Wednesday: July 10, 2019: The Minister of Commerce and Industry, Professor Wilson K. Read

Retreat Banner
Wednesday, 10th July 2019
Friday, June 28, 2019: The Division of Foreign Trade at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry held its bi-annual retreat, aimed at taking stock of its work relative to the implementation of Liberia Post Accession Plan -LPAP. Read

Tuesday, 9th July 2019
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Monday, July 1st, 2019 - The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), through its Sub-Regional Office for West Africa, recently held a policy dialogue with the Government of Burkina Faso on the Sahel 2043 Prospective Study. Read

LBR boss, Sampson Dee ( folded hands) flanked by guests
Friday, 5th July 2019
The Liberia Business Registry (LBR), has officially launched a State of the Art Website and Online Application System in the County. Read

L-R- Deputy Wisner, Prof. Tarpeh, Deputy, Wolo and Inspector Gen. Davies
Thursday, 4th July 2019
Monday, July 1, 2019: As part of ongoing efforts to revamp the declining Liberian economy, the Government, through the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has announced a number of measures aimed at improving the Liberian economy. Read

Prof. Wilson K. Tarpeh, Minister of Commerce & Industry
Friday, 28th June 2019
Thursday, June 27, 2019:  A top official of the United States Government has described Liberia’s Commerce and Industry Minister, Prof. Read

L-R: prof. Tarpeh, Amb. Moodley, followed by others
Friday, 28th June 2019
Monrovia-Liberia, Thursday, June 27, 2019: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry and a team of investors from South Africa have held a Strategic Meeting aimed at establishing a Joint Trade Commission (JTC) and Partnership between Liberia and South Africa. Read

Deputy Min. for Adm. Wilfred N. Bangura
Friday, 31st May 2019
As part of efforts to build the capacities of employees of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry so as to propel them for future challenges,  24 middle level managers at the Ministry,on Thursday, May 30, 2019 underwent a one –day  Performance Management Training. Read

Partial view of participants
Wednesday, 29th May 2019
Ministry of Commerce and Industry was amongst several other public entities that participated in a Cross – Cutting Capacity Development (CCCD) Project, organized by the Environment Protection Agency at   the Tubmanburg City Hall, Bomi County. Read

Commerce Minister Prof.  Wilson Tarpeh
Wednesday, 29th May 2019
Wednesday: May 29, 2019: Liberia’s Independent Information Commission (IIC), has named the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) as the third ranking Freedom of Information compliance entity amongst 66 public institutions in Liberia. Read

The two-man Turkish delegation at the meeting
Tuesday, 28th May 2019
The Minister of Commerce and Industry, Professor Wilson K. Read

Commerce Boss, Prof. Tarpeh
Monday, 27th May 2019
Friday: May 24, 2019: The Minister of Commerce and Industry, Professor Wilson K, Tarpeh, has said his Entity is in consultations with the Central Bank of Liberia to find an amicable solution the negative factors affecting the advancement of the Liberian economy. Read

Ministry of Commerce and industry Logo
Wednesday, 22nd May 2019
Wednesday, May 22, 2019-The Ministry of Commerce and Industry wishes to inform the public, mainly the business community that    its regular quarterly inspection will begin on Monday, May 27, 2019 and concluded on July 10, 2019. Read

Ministry of Commerce & Industry Logo
Tuesday, 21st May 2019
TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2019: Press Release: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry, in consultations with the Liberian Petroleum Refining Company (LPRC), says there is no change in the US Dollar component of gasoline (PMS) and Fuel oil (AGO) on the Liberian market. Read

Ministry of Commerce Logo
Monday, 20th May 2019
Monday; May 13, 2019-The attention of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has been drawn to   the indiscriminate rise in the prices of basic commodities on the Liberian market. Read

Donor Entities Logos
Friday, 10th May 2019
The Sub-Regional Office for West Africa (SRO-WA) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Liberian Government, on Wednesday, May 8, 2019  launched  the 22nd Meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of senior officials and Experts (ICE) for West Africa in Robertsfield, Margibi County. Read

participants pose for photo
Tuesday, 7th May 2019
The Office for West Africa of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), in partnership with the Liberian Government, on Monday, May 6, 2019   opened the start of an ad-hoc experts group meeting of West Africa on the theme: "National capacities and mechanisms in evaluating progress in the implementation of the 2030 and 2063 Agendas: assessment, challenges and prospects in West Africa". Read

Network members with stakeholders at recent Monrovia meeting
Thursday, 2nd May 2019
Monrovia, Liberia-Thursday, May 2, 2019 Members of the ECOWAS Economic Journalists Network have called on countries that have not ratified the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA), to consider doing so without any further delay. Read

Ministry of Commerce & Industry Logo
Monday, 22nd April 2019
Friday: April 19, 2019: Monrovia-Liberia: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has suspended its Sinoe County Senior Commerce Inspector, Richard Bessman, for time indefinite with immediate effect. Read

L-R( Mrs. Hellen Senyon-Howard and Mr. Lowell Wesley)
Wednesday, 17th April 2019
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry, in collaboration with the Environmental Protection Agency recently played host to other line ministries and agencies as part on ongoing collaboration on environmental issues in Liberia. Read