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
Prof. Tarpeh
Thursday, 23rd January 2020
Press Release: Thursday: January 23, 2020: Commerce and Industry Minister, Wilson Tarpeh, says the private sector is key to the growth and development of the Liberian economy. Read


L-R: Deputy Min. Wisner, Prof. Tarpeh and A-Z’s Merhi (behind desk).
Tuesday, 7th January 2020
In the wake of recent   protests in Liberia, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has once more assured the Country’s business community of the necessary protection. Read


MOCI LOGO
Thursday, 2nd January 2020
Monday: December 16, 2019: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry says its Customer Service Division will now be operating at its Ashmun Street Office and the    Ministerial Complex in Congo Town until otherwise ordered. Read


UN Logo
Thursday, 12th December 2019
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), in collaboration with the International Trade Centre (ITC), in collaboration with the Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire), has concluded a workshop on the validation of the National Strategy of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Read


(L-R) Kerkula Kamara, DMC Wisner, Friday-the Cellphone and DJ Chris
Sunday, 8th December 2019
Friday: Dec. Read


Japanese Donated Rice to Liberia
Wednesday, 4th December 2019
Tuesday: December 3, 2019: The Liberian Government has received a donation of 5,019 metric tons of butter rice from the Government and people of Japan . Read


Flag of the Republic of Liberia
Wednesday, 27th November 2019
Monday: November 25, 2019: The 43rd   Administrative and 17th Ministerial Council Meetings of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO), has been officially concluded in Liberia, with Commerce and Industry Minister, Wilson K. Read


(L-R) NaFAA Boss, Glassco, Deputy. Min. Wolo, Prof. Dodoo and Deputy Min. Wisner
Wednesday, 27th November 2019
Wednesday: November 27, 2019: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry, through its National Standards Laboratory and the Ghana Standards Laboratory have signed   a tripartite Memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Liberia . Read


Commerce Minister Tarpeh
Tuesday, 19th November 2019
Tuesday: November 19, 2019: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has categorically distanced itself from utterances attributed to one of its Deputy Ministers, relative to the Loan program. Read


L-R: Commerce Min. Tarpeh (in red tie flanked by other dignitaries)
Tuesday, 19th November 2019
The 43rd   Administrative and 17th Ministerial Council Meetings of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) officially opened on Monday, November 18, 2019   at the Farmington Hotel, within the vicinity of the Roberts International Airport in Harbel, Lower Margibi County. Read


Atty. Cooper-second from left and Prof. Tarpeh, 3rd from left
Monday, 18th November 2019
The 43rd   Administrative and 17th Ministerial Council  Meetings of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) is expected to formally open in Liberia, commencing Monday, November 18 to 22nd, 2019 at the Farmington Hotel within the vicinity of the Roberts International Airport in Harbel, Lower Margibi County. Read


Prof. Wilson Tarpeh, Minister of Commerce & Industry
Friday, 1st November 2019
Liberian Chief Executive, George Manneh Weah, in August, 2019 submitted several bills to the Liberian Legislature for ratification. Read


(L-R:) Madam Njie listens as Min. Tarpeh makes a point
Monday, 28th October 2019
Press Release: Friday, October 25, 2019: A two- year Technical Cooperation Program (TCP), intended to strengthen National Food Control Systems in Liberia has been officially launched in the Country. Read


Map of Africa
Friday, 18th October 2019
For the first time, Africa is hosting the Scientific Conference on the “Comptes de Transferts Nationaux – National Transfer Accounts (NTA-Africa)”. Read


E-Roberts’ recently quarantined processing facility
Friday, 18th October 2019
Friday: October 18, 2019: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has fined the Management of E-Roberts Distilleries Incorporated, $LRD147, 000. Read


Partial view of participants
Monday, 7th October 2019
Thursday: October 3, 2019: The four-day Sensitization Workshop on ECOWAS Trade   Protocols  and Agreements, held by the ECOWAS Commission in collaboration with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry at a resort in Sinkor, Monrovia, Liberia has been officially concluded  with the need for a single continental market receiving considerable volume of emphasis. Read


Workshop emblem
Wednesday, 2nd October 2019
Tuesday: October 1, 2019:  A four -day sensitization workshop on several World Trade Organization-related instruments has formally begun in Monrovia, Liberia. Read


Commerce Ministry officials and QFFD members pose for the press
Friday, 27th September 2019
Monday: September 23, 2019: A   high- powered delegation from the Qatari Fund for Development, on Monday, September 23, 2019 held discussions with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Monrovia. Read


(L-R:) DMA Bangura, DMC Wisner, DMI Wolo and IG Davies
Thursday, 19th September 2019
Tuesday: September 17, 2019: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry says its decision to close down Fuzion Bar and Restaurant   in Sinkor, Monrovia was straightly in the right direction and not any political witch-haunt as widely speculated on the social media. Read


(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