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
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


Hon. Nyema Wisner 
Acting Minister
Monday, 15th April 2019
Monrovia-Liberia: Thursday, April 11, 2019: The Deputy Minister for Commerce and Trade Services at the Commerce Ministry, A. Read


Hon. Nyema Wisner
Acting Minister
Monday, 15th April 2019
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has rejected speculations and media reports, insinuating that it is bent on commercializing the issuance of Import Declaration Permits (IPDs) in the country. Read


Commerce Minister Prof. Tarpeh
Thursday, 4th April 2019
THURSDAY: April 4, 2019: Press Release: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry says efforts are ongoing to make fronting a criminal offense in Liberia. Read


Some of the contaminated pig feet already dumped
Tuesday, 2nd April 2019
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has concluded the disposal of the contaminated consignment of pig feet that was brought into Liberia in December 2018 by one of Liberia’s frozen food importers- Cheaitou Brothers Incorporated. Read


Min. Tarpeh and Ambassador Willye Mai Tolbert King share notes
Tuesday, 26th March 2019
Monrovia-Liberia: Monday:  March 25, 2019: Commerce and Industry Minister, Professor Wilson K. Read


Commerce & Industry Minister, prof. Tarpeh
Monday, 25th March 2019
Commerce and Industry Minister, Professor Wilson K. Read


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


Minister Tarph( middle with glasses) flanked by Nimba County Commerce Inspectors
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