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
Address the Sixty-second assemblies at (WIPO) in Geneva
Thursday, 7th October 2021
-----------Highligts Post Accession Gains Wednesday: October 6, 2021: The Minister of Commerce and Industry, Madam Mawine G. Read

Happy & Prosperous Birthday
Thursday, 29th July 2021
On behalf of the Senior Management Team and the General Staffers of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, we say HAPPY Birthday Minister Mawine G. Read

Commerce Min. Mawine Diggs
Tuesday, 27th April 2021
Press Release: Thursday, April 23, 2021: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) has gathered, from consumers’ complaints and its market surveillances, reports about hiking of the prices of locally produced beverages, particularly Club Beer and Guinness Stout, by some business entities. Read

Minister warn beverages distributors
Friday, 23rd April 2021
It has come to the attention of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI), that the prices of locally produced beverages from the Monrovia Breweries Incorporated, particularly Beer and Guinness Stout are being hiked by some distributors on the Liberian market. Read

Participants pose for photo
Friday, 16th April 2021
Friday: April 16, 2021: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI), in collaboration with Trade Policy Training Center in Africa (TRAPCA), has concluded a weeklong capacity building workshop on Critical Aspects of Trade in Services Negotiations in Liberia. Read

Stakeholder workshop on the Africa Continental Free Trade Area
Tuesday, 23rd February 2021
WEDNESDAY: February 17, 2021: The Deputy Minister for Commerce and Trade, Republic of Liberia, Hon. Read

Participants pose for photo
Tuesday, 9th February 2021
Release: Tuesday; February 9, 2021: A major stakeholder's workshop on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement has officially opened at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Monrovia, with stakeholders emphasizing the significance of the instrument in boosting trade for Liberia. Read

Thursday, 28th January 2021
Ministry of Commerce & Industry Begins General Market Inspection Read

Wednesday, 27th January 2021
Ministry of Commerce & Industry Begins General Market Inspection Read

General Market Inspection
Tuesday, 26th January 2021
Ministry of Commerce & Industry Begins General Market Inspection Read

Commerce Min. Mawine G. Diggs
Wednesday, 20th January 2021
Press Release: Wednesday, January 20, 2021: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI), will on Tuesday, January 26, begin its first nationwide general market inspection from 10 AM to 4:00PM daily. Read

Monday, 18th January 2021
This is to inform the general public and the business community that the Ministry of Commerce and Industry will commence its first nationwide general market inspection exercise beginning January 25, to March 1, 2021, from 10:00AM to 4:00PM daily. Read

Wednesday, 30th December 2020
The Senior Management Team (SMT) at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Liberia, (The Minister, Deputy Ministers, Assistant Ministers) as well as    Directors and the Entire Workforce at the Ministry:   Extends Happy  Merry Christmas  and a  Prosperous New Year (2021) to H. Read

(L-R: Asst. Min. Somah, SWAT’s George Nehme, Min. Diggs and IG Davis
Thursday, 19th November 2020
Wednesday, November 18, 2020: Press Release:   Commerce and Industry Minister, Mawine G. Read

Public Service Announcement
Monday, 16th November 2020

 (L-R): seated in front:DMI Wolo, DMC Wisner, Prof. Tarpeh and DMA Bangura, flanked by retirees
Tuesday, 29th September 2020
Sept. Read

(L-R) Min. Tarpeh and Amb. Ren
Friday, 18th September 2020
Tuesday, September 18, 2020: The new Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, accredited to Liberia has paid a courtesy call on Commerce and Industry Minister, Prof. Read

( L-R) Prof. Tarpeh, Amb. Bradley
Thursday, 17th September 2020
 Release, Thursday, Sept. Read

L-R  DMC Wisner and Min. Tarpeh
Wednesday, 16th September 2020
Commerce and Industry Minister, Wilson K. Read

ECA Executive  Secretary, Vera  Songwe (Photo: ECA  SRO/WA)
Monday, 31st August 2020
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has launched a first-of-its-kind continental tool that offers a unique view of price variations in African countries, regional economic communities and at continental level. Read

Sharing ideas during meeting
Friday, 28th August 2020
Friday: AUGUST 28, 2020: Press Release:The Liberian Government, through the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI), has issued a 30-day ultimatum to non-Liberian owners of used clothes businesses across the country to regularize such business establishments   or face the full weight of the law. Read

National Trade Committee Holds 2nd Quarterly Meeting
Tuesday, 25th August 2020
The Liberia National Trade Facilitation Committee (NTFC) held its second quarterly meeting for 2020 on Thursday August 20, 2020 in the Conference Room of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry situated at the Ministerial Complex in Congo Town. Read

Minister Tarpeh Expressing Disappointment
Friday, 21st August 2020
Friday: August 21, 2020: Press Release: Two people have been arrested and turned over to the Liberia National Police for investigation for their alleged involvement in dubiously acquiring food ration tickets during the Liberian Government’s ongoing COVID-19 Household Food distribution in the country. Read

Copyright Of LIPO
Tuesday, 18th August 2020
The Liberian Government, through the Ministry of Commerce and Industry will shortly launch a vigorous campaign against piracy in the country. Read

National Steering Comm. Chair, Wilson Tarpeh
Saturday, 1st August 2020
 The ongoing COVID-19 Household Food Support Program (COHFSP), dedicated to ensuring that vulnerable Liberians and most food insecure communities across the Country are served food rations during the Corona Virus Pandemic is gradually winning the admirations of the public. Read

The Appealing “Gbekugbeh” Dance at the Bassa Community Food Distribution
Saturday, 1st August 2020
The Second Test Run of the COVID-19 Household Food Support Program (COHFSP) to vulnerable Liberians took place on Saturday, June 13, 2020 in the Bassa Community in Central Monrovia. Read

Some recipients walking away with food items
Thursday, 30th July 2020
Commerce Ministry release: Thursday: July 30, 2020: The Liberian Government’s ongoing food distribution of food to vulnerable communities across the Country continues to gather stein on a daily basis, with the compactly populated Township of West Point   officially joining the list of areas being served since the process began on May 23, 2020. Read

Prof. Tarpeh in relaxed mood
Thursday, 23rd July 2020
Thursday: July 23,2020: Since Madam Jamima Wolokollie was recently dismissed by President George Mannah Weah, as Deputy Commerce Minister for Small Business Administration, she has apparently refused to slow down in her accusations against her former boss, Professor Wilson K. Read

Participants pose for photo
Wednesday, 22nd July 2020
Press Release: Wednesday: July 22, 2020: As part of efforts to ensure effective and professional  reportage on issues relating to the ongoing food distribution, a one- day refresher workshop was, last week conducted  for journalists who have been covering  the ongoing  COVID-19 Household Food Support Program(COHFSP)  across Liberia. Read

Prof. Tarpeh displays financial documents
Friday, 17th July 2020
Prof. Read

Tuesday, 14th July 2020
Tuesday: July 14, 2020:  Press Release:  The Ministry of Commerce and Industry says the issue of Destination Inspection (DI), is now being done by BIVAC. Read