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
MOCI
Tuesday, 19th March 2019
Monrovia-Liberia: Tuesday, March 19, 2019: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry will on Monday, March 25, 2019 commence a one- month Industrial Inspection of  all Food processing, beverages and water industries. Read


Flashback; Commerce Minister Prof. Tarpeh flanked by Inspectors in a group photo
Thursday, 14th March 2019
Monrovia –Liberia: Thursday, March 14, 2019 - Commerce and Industry Minister, Professor Wilson K. Read


Commerce Ministry women hold banner in jubilant mood
Thursday, 7th March 2019
The issue of solidarity and collaboration amongst women at nearly every level of the global community is gaining the needed stein, as women are no longer prepared to be placed in the back seat by their male counterparts. Read


Commerce Minister, Prof. Wilson K. Tarpeh
Wednesday, 27th February 2019
Commerce and Industry Minister, Professor Wilson K. Read


Hon. George D. Wolo
Deputy Minister for Industry
Wednesday, 27th February 2019
The Liberian government was recently among several other African countries that took part in the first Food and Agriculture Organization/World Health Organization/African Union International Food Safety Conference in Addis Abba, Ethiopia. Read


Ministry of Commerce & Industry Logo
Friday, 22nd February 2019
Monrovia-Liberia: Thursday, February 21, 2019: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has seized 8 (eight) containers of flour illegally brought into Liberia. Read


Jacob N.B. Parley
Thursday, 21st February 2019
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has a new Director of Public Affairs. Read


Monday, 18th February 2019
Monrovia --- Liberia Friday 15, 2019; The Ministry of Commerce and Industry will this week  commence its first General Inspection of   all business establishments across Liberia from Monday, February 18 to Monday, March 18, 2019. Read


Participants and facilitators pose fro photo
Wednesday, 13th February 2019
Members of the ECOWAS Economic Journalists Network have concluded another workshop, this time in Monrovia, Liberia. Read


Members of Sector Two pose for the Press
Wednesday, 13th February 2019
Press Release, Wednesday, February 13, 2019: The Minister of Commerce and Industry, Professor Wilson K. Read


Prof. Wilson K. Tarpeh
Minister of Commerce & Industry
Friday, 1st February 2019
The Minister of Commerce and Industry of Liberia, Professor Wilson K. Read


Participants photo at the Stakeholder meeting
Tuesday, 9th October 2018
Tuesday 9 October 2018, Monrovia, Liberia In an effort to consolidate public and private stakeholders support for the ratification and implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement in Liberia, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with its international partner the Swedish National Board of Trade (NBT) organized and engaged several stakeholders in the trade and commercial sector of Liberia, including Ministry of Finance & Development Planning, BIVAC, Liberia Chamber of Commerce, Liberia Immigration Services, Liberia Revenue Authority, Liberia Business Association, Ministry of Agriculture, Liberia National Brokers Association, Ministry of Transport among others. Read


Minister Kuiah in a group photo with other participants
Friday, 5th October 2018
Sept 24 – 28, 2018 – Hon. Read


Friday, 7th September 2018
Monrovia --- Liberia September 4, 2018: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry will commence its general inspections of all business establishment on Monday, September 10th and ends on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Read


Thursday, 30th August 2018
Wednesday August 29, 2018 - Ladies and Gentlemen of the Press, on last Thursday, August 23, 2018, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry through our illustrious Minister Prof. Read


Group photo of participants who took part in the training  on the campus of B.W.I
Thursday, 23rd August 2018
Monrovia, Liberia- August 21, 2018--- The Ministry of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with UNDP on Monday, August 13, 2018 commenced a training for youth groups through the BOSS project’s Business Plan Competition at the BWI in Kakata city, Margibi County to enhance both the technical and administrative skills of young people in preparation of the second round of the competition. Read


Thursday, 23rd August 2018
Monrovia, Liberia- August 23, 2018--- The Ministry of Commerce and Industry inform the general public that last evening, the Ministry received report that there is an alleged sale of  ‘’Plastic Rice’’ branded United Grain-UCI with in the commerce of Liberia. Read


Group photo of participants at the Forum
Wednesday, 23rd May 2018
Wednesday - Mamba Point, Monrovia 23 May 2018, The Ministry of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with the African Alliance for E–Commerce (AAEC), with support from the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) through the African Trade Policy Center (ATPC), conducted a two-day workshop intended to raise awareness on National Single Window implementation in Liberia on Tuesday and Wednesday, 22nd and 23rd May 2018 at the Mamba Point Hotel in Monrovia. Read


Minister Bangura in a group photo with participants at the Program
Wednesday, 9th May 2018
Remarks by: Hon. Read


Partial view of participants at the e-Commerce Week
Friday, 20th April 2018
Liberia Participates in UNCTAD E-Commerce Week: April 16th – April 20th, Geneva, Switzerland and Hold Several Bilateral Meetings with the World Trade Organization (WTO), World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO), International Trade Center (ITC) and the Secretary-General of UNCTAD. Read


Partial view of participants at the e-Commerce Week
Friday, 20th April 2018
Liberia Participates in UNCTAD E-Commerce Week: April 16th – April 20th, Geneva, Switzerland and Hold Several Bilateral Meetings with the World Trade Organization (WTO), World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO), International Trade Center (ITC) and the Secretary-General of UNCTAD. Read


Partial view of participants at the e-Commerce Week
Friday, 20th April 2018
Liberia Participates in UNCTAD E-Commerce Week: April 16th – April 20th, Geneva, Switzerland and Hold Several Bilateral Meetings with the World Trade Organization (WTO), World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO), International Trade Center (ITC) and the Secretary-General of UNCTAD. Read


Partial view of participants at the e-Commerce Week
Friday, 20th April 2018
Liberia Participates in UNCTAD E-Commerce Week: April 16th – April 20th, Geneva, Switzerland and Hold Several Bilateral Meetings with the World Trade Organization (WTO), World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO), International Trade Center (ITC) and the Secretary-General of UNCTAD. Read


Commerce Minister, Prof. Tarpeh and other officials of the MOCI
Wednesday, 28th February 2018
February 27, 2018: - We are glad to address you today exactly 14 days after assuming official function of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Read


Minister Addy, Deputy Minister Stephen Marvie, Jr. and others at the Conference
Monday, 18th December 2017
Tuesday – Buenos Aires, Argentina 12 December 2017, Liberia joins 164 countries to participate in the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the WTO from 9 December to 13 December. Read


Spotlighting ICT Innovation
Wednesday, 22nd November 2017
This year, the MSME Conference grows! The Conference will take place as a part of a larger event, the MSME Week 2017 - a week-long event that will enable Liberian businesses to promote their products, meet customers and engage in training and knowledge sharing. Read


Group photo of participants
Tuesday, 21st November 2017
Monday – Geneva, Switzerland 23 October 2017, Liberia debuted at the UNCTAD Multi-Year Expert Meeting in Geneva on Transport and Trade Logistics. Read


Minister Addy, Togolese Trade Minister and Chiedu Osakwe
Tuesday, 21st November 2017
Thursday – Abuja, Nigeria November 2-3, 2017, A high-level Policy and Private Sector Trade and Investment Facilitation Forum was held by the Federal Government of Nigeria and ECOWAS, in partnership with the WTO Friends of Investment Faciltation for Development (FIFD) from 2-3 November 2017. Read


Partial view of participants at the UK-Liberia Investment Outreach
Wednesday, 27th September 2017
Thursday – London, United Kingdom 14 September 2017, The Ministry of Commerce & Industry joined a delegation to participate in the UK-Liberia Investment Outreach to present Liberia’s strategy for economic transformation, its plans for infrastructure development, and the promising emerging investment opportunities for international investors in infrastructure, logistics, energy and agriculture. Read


Minister Addy addresses the Press
Tuesday, 8th August 2017
Quarterly media engagement today with the the publication of several technical regulations and the signing of MoU between Liberia Business Association and the Ministry to promote the objectives of the Small Business Administration to promote the 25% public procurement set aside for Liberian-owned businesses and the promotion of the enforcement of the investment code for businesses set aside for Liberians. Read


Liberia's Commerce Minister, Hon. Axel M. Addy at the Conference
Monday, 17th July 2017
Calls for continued support for Aid for Trade as a vehicle that impacts the SDGs; seals commitment for continuation of support for Liberia’s Post Accession Plan (LPAP) and special project in the implementation of the National Export Strategy on Tourism. Read