Category Archives: Economy

The Liberia Chamber of Commerce (LCC) Elects a New Leadership

The Liberia Chamber of Commerce (LCC) has elected a new leadership to stir the affairs of the institution. Speaking Monday Night, shortly after the election, Commerce Minister Wilson Tarpeh assured the private sector in Liberia   of government’s commitment to  create

Factoring Elements Undermining Liberia’s Economic Growth and Performance

By: Alex Cuffy Liberia’s economy is in free fall and if stringent measures are not implemented and/or enforced, Liberians may be heading for serious economic consequences. The poor performance of the economy over the past years has been due to

Mr. President, the HONEYMOON is over!!!

By Hon. William W. Tuider Sr. July 14, 2018 Mr. President, on January 22th, 2018, for the first time in our lifetime, Liberians witnessed a successful transfer of power without the sound of a single gun-shot. As a former presidential

Toward Genuine Economic Recovery, Stability, Sustained Growth, and Prosperity

Toward Genuine Economic Recovery, Stability, Sustained Growth, and Prosperity –Causes and Solutions of Rising Prices and Swelling Exchange Rate in Liberia: Policy Paper By Martin K. N. Kollie, martinkerkula1989@yahoo.com Synopsis The Liberian economy is on life-support. The local currency (LRD) is

LRA Licenses 25 Customs Brokers

LRA Licenses 25 Customs Brokers The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) has certificated and licensed 25 Customs Brokers who successfully passed the customs broker’s examination test administered by the LRA. Customs brokers are private individuals, partnerships or associations licensed to assist

ETON LOAN AGREEMENT: A FAKE DEAL?

ETON LOAN AGREEMENT: A FAKE DEAL? By Brutus Carter Fresh revelation coming out of the Loan Agreement signed between the ETON Finance PTE Limited and the Government of Liberia shows that deal is fake.  According to credible sources that have

 Speaker Chambers Calls For Single Currency Regime

 Speaker Chambers Calls For Single Currency Regime By Agnes M. Tarr The Speaker of the 54th National Legislature of Liberia, Hon. Bhofal Chambers, is suggesting a single currency regime for Liberian commerce and trade, preferring an adaption of the United

Firestone Liberia Violates Concession Agreement

                                          Firestone Liberia Violates Concession Agreement:                         Engages In Coffee,

House Passes 2018/2019 Draft Budget With 8m increment

                              House Passes 2018/2019 Draft Budget With 8m increment By Agnes M. Tarr The 2018/19 National Fiscal Budget of US$570 million has been passed by the House of Representatives and the Liberian Senate. House Plenary overwhelmingly voted in favor of

LRA Launches 2nd Edition of e-Filing for Tax Payment

LRA Hits Another Milestone For Revenue Administration: Launches 2nd Edition of e-Filing for Tax Payment By D. Kaihenneh Sengbeh Manager – Communications, Media & Public Affairs, Liberia Revenue Authority The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), with support from USAID RG3 Project,