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Liberia remains committed to ECOWAS Free Trade rules-Commerce Minister Tarpeh

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Commerce Minister Wilson Tarpeh
Commerce Minister Wilson Tarpeh

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-Commerce and Industry Minister, Professor Wilson Tarpeh, has reiterated Liberia’s commitment to the full implementation of ECOWAS’ free trade protocols.

Minister Tarpeh, on behalf of President George Manneh Weah, has also promised the Liberian Government’s commitment to removing trade barriers.

A press release from the Liberian Embassy in Abuja issued Monday, December 3, 2018, said Minister Tarpeh made the statement over the weekend during the 9th Trade Ministers’ Forum of the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ).

The conference brought together representatives from WAMZ member countries under the theme, Harnessing Trade Potential through Value Addition and Diversification.

Serving as Chairman of the Forum, the Liberian Commerce Minster reaffirmed government’s commitment to the economic integration program of the regional monetary zone as well as ECOWAS.

The Liberian delegation included Central Bank Governor, Nathaniel Patray, Mrs. Kou Weh-Dorliaie, Deputy Minister of Justice and Cecelia Cuffy-Brown, Deputy Managing Director of the National Port Authority (NPA).


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