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 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


UNECA Logo
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


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