Weah's Tariff Cut Ultimatum Backfires in Liberia
President George Weah's decision to give a 72-hour ultimatum to the Liberia Revenue Authority to ensure that tariffs on basic commodities are reduced, including the ECOWAS Common External Tariff, has been considered "unilateral" and without the involvement of the Legislature, reports Daily Observer.
Traders in Monrovia's largest market district of Waterside.
FrontPageAfrica, 1 April 2018
To ease trade on the continent, African leaders have signed a free trade pact thus creating one of the biggest trade blocs globally. Read more »
FrontPageAfrica, 31 January 2017
Despite efforts by the Liberia National Police and other security apparatus to dissuade a group of Liberian entrepreneurs from abandoning a planned protest, the aggrieved business… Read more »
Observer, 29 January 2018
The Commissioner General of the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), Elfrieda Steward Tamba has disclosed that of the US$200 million Customs must contribute to the national budget,… Read more »
West Africa: Ecowas Finance Ministers Meet On Consolidation
NEWS, 28 November 2017
ECOWAS ministers of Finance are meeting in Abuja, Nigeria on the 24th of November 2017 to review the implementation of the ECOWAS Common External Tariff (CET) in Member States and… Read more »