The Minister for Commerce and Industry, Wilson Tarpeh has blamed the recent artificial shortage of gasoline in the country to ‘misunderstanding’ by petroleum importers regarding the collection of road funds announced by the government.
The Liberia Senate on its second day sitting of the extraordinary session voted to reject a report on the status of the country’s economy presented by the Technical Economic Management Team of President George Weah.
The embattled head of the Liberia Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative is calling on the country to move away from focusing on its traditional exports and diversify into other sectors.
On May 15, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in close consultation with the Liberia Petroleum Refinery Company announced an increment of US$20 cents in the price of both gasoline and diesel on the local market.
Grand Bassa has hosted a trade and investment conferenced aimed at attracting national and international investors to the county.
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has fined one of Liberia’s largest supermarkets, the Abi Jaoudi Supermarket, for selling expired meat and associated products on the market.
A little over one month since taking office, President George Weah is expected to chair his first cabinet meeting today at his Ministry of Foreign Affairs office.
The Coalition for Democratic Change’s elections campaign manager says his party remains committed to its promise of paying the West African Senior Certificate Examination fees for 12th graders across the country.