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
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


COMPLIMENT OF THE SEASON
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
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 (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


Saturday, 4th July 2020
The attention of the of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has immediately been drawn to  increasing speculations, pointing to shortage of Liberia’s staple food, rice, when the Country’s current rice inventory shows that such  speculations are far from the reality. Read


L-R( DMC Wisner, UCI’s  Wahab Dhaini and Pro. Tarpeh
Wednesday, 4th March 2020
Tuesday:March 3, 2020: Recent speculations, fear and rumors about rice shortage on the local market, have been laid to rest, as importers of the staple told journalists who toured the ware houses that there is sufficient quantity of the commodity on the market. Read


Petroleum Ship
Monday, 24th February 2020
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI), has announced the commencement of   the distribution of a verified quantity of 18,000 (eighteen thousand) metric tons of gas, representing 6. Read


Commerce Min. Tarpeh
Thursday, 30th January 2020
Commerce Min. Read


Prof. Tarpeh
Tuesday, 28th January 2020
Monday, January 27, 2020: Press Release: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry, in collaboration with the Managements of LPRC and the National Port Authority (NPA), on Monday, January 27, 2020, held a meeting with stakeholders in the petroleum Industry of Liberia to discuss issues surrounding the sector. Read