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About Liberia

Liberia, Officially known as the Republic of Liberia is a country is West Africa and part of the British Colony.

The country is considered as the first African Nation to have its Independence which dates back to 1822 while all other countries were still under any of the European Colonization.

Shipping Industry is one of the prominent industries of the Country. Agriculture and Petroleum Products form additional industries in the country.

Liberia is considered one of the world’s poorest countries.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionWest Africa
Capital CityMonrovia
Government TypePresidential Constitutional Republic
Official LanguagesEnglish
CurrencyLiberian dollar, LRD
Phone Code +231
Important CitiesArthington, Barclayville, Bensonville, Brewerville, Bopolu, Buchanan, Buutuo, Caldwell, Careysburg, Clay-Ashland, Edina, Fish Town, Ganta, Gbarnga, Greenville
National DayIndependence Day (Jul-26)
GDP (nominal)USD 4.347 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking175
Primary IndustriesForestry,Mining and resources,Shipping flag of convenience,Foregin aid,Communications,Energy.
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsSierra Leone, Guinea, Côte dIvoire
Member of(African Union), ( United Nations)
Major ExportsRubber and Products, Wood and Pulp, Edible Oils & Seeds, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Retail & Fmcg Products, Machinery & Appliances, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Aviation Vehicles, Household Items & Products, Silk & Textiles, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Electrical Products, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products, Building & Construction Products & Services
Major ImportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Cereals & Pulses, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Machinery & Appliances, Electrical Products, Plastics and Products, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Edible Oils & Seeds, Pharmaceutical Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Rubber and Products, Silk & Textiles, Household Items & Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Ceramic Products
Total Exports ValueUSD 0.203 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 1.921 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 1.718 Billion (Deficit)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral relations have traditionally been strong and cordial with Liberia's full-fledged support for India's aspiration for permanent membership on the United Nations Security Council. In recent years, both nations have developed close and extensive cooperation in trade, military and strategic fields.
Major Exports to IndiaMining, Metals & Minerals, Edible Oils & Seeds, Wood and Pulp, Machinery & Appliances, Building & Construction Products & Services, Silk & Textiles, Cosmetics and Accessories, Ceramic Products, Glass and glassware, Gems & Jewellery
Major Imports from IndiaCereals & Pulses, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Pharmaceutical Products, Machinery & Appliances, Ceramic Products, Plastics and Products, Electrical Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Books and Papers, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Chemical Products, Cosmetics and Accessories, Rubber and Products, Silk & Textiles
India's Imports ValueUSD 26.8 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 257.15 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 230.35 Million (Deficit)
Indian Embassy Details for LiberiaHonorary Consulate General of India (Under Embassy of India in Ivory Coast)

Honorary Consul General
Vai Town, Bushrod Island, P.O. Box 10-3717, 1000 Monrovia, 10 Liberia
(225) 2247 9580 / 2247 9581 / 2247 9589

Embassy of India, Monrovia (Liberia)
H.E. Mr. Pradip Kumar Yadav
Honourable Ambassador
No. 16 & 18, Coconut Plantation, Mamba Point, , Monrovia, Liberia
+231 775 703 527

Embassy Details of Liberia in India